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Junior Swimmer Places in WPIALs, Qualifies for State Competition


CONGRATULATIONS to Highlands High School swimmer and team co-captain Rachel Blackburn, who competed in WPIALs on Feb. 28 & March 1 at the University of Pittsburgh.


Rachel placed 2nd overall in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:06.77 and 6th overall with a time 2:13.41 in the 200 IM event! She qualified for the STATE competition at Bucknell University on March 13 & 14, where she will swim in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke.


Highlands swim coach is Becca Bowman. A junior at HHS, Rachel is the daughter of Tom & Janice Blackburn. Good luck in states, Rachel!