Raider swimmers continue to build momentum for district meet

As the season winds down for Navarre’s swim team, the focus is turning to the upcoming district meet.

At this point, it’s all about putting swimmers in the best possible position for success.

“We’re figuring out our relays. That’s the big thing,” Navarre head coach Mary Moorer said. “We’re trying to come up with the best combinations.”

The Raiders are also locked in on shaving seconds off their times. Many of the younger swimmers are seeing improvements while the veterans, who have their sights set on qualifying for the regional and even state, are stuck at the moment.

“Our top swimmers are at a plateau, and that’s tough when you swim so hard and work at it and can’t improve your time,” Moorer said. “That’s when you tell them to take a breath. Their times will drop.”

Navarre put itself to the test Wednesday at Hunter Pool in Pensacola, competing in the Santa Rosa County championship meet.

The girls placed second, and the boys were third. Gulf Breeze won both titles.

Read the full article in the Oct. 12 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at for as little as $38 per year.

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