Bettendorf's Alex Stone won a maximum four events and the Bulldogs staved off Pleasant Valley for the district title Saturday.
Swimming in a state-ranked dual meet against rival Pleasant Valley, Bettendorf High School freshman Kiefer Roemer came through with a breakout swim in a tight contest on Thursday night.
Will Gorman, so., Pleasant Valley: He had an impressive freshman campaign, finishing eighth at the state meet in the 200 free (1:42.85) and 500 free (4:41.37). He has the state’s sixth quickest time in the 500 free and 15th best in the 100 fly in the early portion of this season.
Senior Max Wetteland transferred to Bettendorf this year and it has reinvigorated his passion for sport.
MARION, Iowa — The pressure of following in the footsteps of arguably the greatest boys swimmer in Bettendorf’s history was something Alex Stone couldn’t ignore Saturday afternoon.
It’s interesting to think what Davenport Central swimmer Maxwell Wetteland could have done this season if he was completely healthy.
The Pleasant Valley High School boys swimmers used an advantage in team depth to cruise past defending district champion Bettendorf in Thursday night’s home dual win on senior night.