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Swimming: Unbeaten Hampton and revenge-minded Stoneleigh heading into Trophy Meet with different expectations
Swimming: Unbeaten Hampton and revenge-minded Stoneleigh heading into Trophy Meet with different expectations

Hampton coach Liz Harlan knew that if her team "focused on a Hammerhead finish" against Stoneleigh on July 18, a new Free State Swim League regular-season champion would be crowned. Much to her delight, the Hammerheads came through with just enough effort to edge the Sharks, 258-245, to cap off an unbeaten season and deal Stoneleigh its only setback of the summer. Given that result, the teams will head into the Trophy Meet on Monday with different prospects. The Sharks still have a chance to salvage a very good season with a strong showing at Hillcrest Swim Club, in Parkville, the site of the meet while hoping to avenge the loss to Hampton and emerge with the title. The...

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