NDHSAA "Did you know?" Fun Fact (September 23)

September 23, 2022 10:00 am

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Each Friday NDHSAA Media Specialist Tom Mix posts a “Did you Know?” Fun Fact Story on the NDHSAA NOW site. Keep visiting each Friday and learn more about the NDHSAA and its rich history of sponsoring education-based athletics and activities in North Dakota.

This week’s NDHSAA “Did you Know?” Fun Fact is:

The NDHSAA Girls Swimming & Diving State Meet Record in the 50-Yard Freestyle is 22.54 seconds set by former Bismarck Century standout Lexi Duchsherer during the 2020 state meet held at the Bismarck State College Aquatics and Wellness Center.

The 2020 NDHSAA Girls Swimming & Diving State Meet was a big one for Bismarck Century senior Lexi Duchsherer and the Patriots.

Duchsherer who won two individual events (50 Yard and 100 Yard Freestyle) and swam on two of the Patriots’ state championship relay teams (200 Yard Medley and 400 Yard Freestyle Relays).

Duchsherer broke her own state record in the 50 Yard Freestyle event swimming to a time of 22.54 seconds.

The Patriots scored 413 team points to win their sixth consecutive team state title.

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