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Three Sikeston swimmers qualify for Junior Olympics

Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Sikeston Shark swimmer Aidan Marshall.
POPLAR BLUFF -- Three Sikeston Shark swimmers qualified for the 2004 AAU Junior Olympics while swimming at the Poplar Bluff Classic Long Course Championship Saturday.

Jessica Pierce, 16, qualified by placing third in both the 100 meter backstroke and the 100 meter breaststroke.

Aidan Marshall, 15, qualified by placing second in four events: the 100 meter and 200 meter breaststroke, 200 meter individual medley and 400 meter freestyle.

Mary Kendig, 10, qualified in four events by placing first in the 100 meter freestyle and 100 meter butterfly and second in the 200 meter freestyle and 200 meter individual medley.

The 2004 AAU Junior Olympics will take place August 1-7 at Des Moines, Iowa.

The Sharks will be in action again July 10 when they host Farmington, Kennett, Poplar Bluff and Charleston.