Lady Panthers eighth in Normal Sectional

Bryan Veginski

Washington’s inaugural girls swimming season came to a conclusion Saturday in

the Normal Sectional.

The Lady Panthers were eighth out of 13 scoring teams with 71 points.

Washington’s Caitlyn Scheirer, a junior, was third in two events to pace coach Shane Morrison’s squad.

Scheirer was third in the 200 individual medley and third in the 100 butterfly.

Individual and relay advancers move on to the state meet this weekend.

With 285 points, Notre Dame was the team champion. Normal U-High was second with 255.

The Washington boys season begins with practice Monday. The team’s first meet is Dec. 11 against Olympia and Peoria Christian.