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Ottumwa High School girls swim team go to compete at state

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Published: Nov. 14, 2020 at 9:07 AM CST
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OTTUMWA, Iowa (KYOU) -The Ottumwa High School girls swim team traveled to compete in the state swim meet in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Families gathered at the overpass near Eisenhower Elementary to give the team a proper send-off and wish them good luck. Abby Leonard, who is a parent of one of the team members told KYOU that this is an opportunity they’ve worked really hard for.

“Being able to compete in the state swim is a huge honor and they’ve worked so so hard some of these girls have swum year-round, they’ve been swimming daily since June and some of them hours a day. They definitely deserve their time at the state meet and they’ll do well.”

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