• Dalton Middle had 15 first-place finishes in 24 events and dominated the scoring places to take a 126-60 win over Heritage on Thursday at Dalton High School.
First-place finishers for the Dalton boys were Anthony Calderon (200 freestyle, 2:14.37), Raul Valdez (200 individual medley, 2:14.30; 100 backstroke, 59.09), Cade Gabriel (50 freestyle, 24.85; 100 freestyle, 58.61), Ross Valdez (100 butterfly, 1:03.95) and Jonathan Shaheen (500 freestyle, 5:33.93; 100 breastroke, 1:17.31). Dalton’s boys relay teams won in the 200 medley (Raul Valdez, Shaheen, Ross Valdez and Gabriel; 1:56.90), 400 freestyle (Gabriel, Calderon, Shaheen and Raul Valdez; 4:03.76) and the 200 freestyle (Calderon, Ross Davis, Ethan Carroll and Ross Valdez; 1:50.19).
First-place finishers for the Lady Cougars were Lindsey Mulkey (200 individual medley, 3:08.29) and Elle Lyles (100 butterfly, 1:16.03). Dalton’s girls relay teams won the 400 freestyle (Josephine Conley, Sumner Card, Mulkey and Lyles; 5:11.91).
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