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Melissa Paakh swims the 100 butterfly during a home meet last year. Paakh, along with a host of DL swimmers and divers, look to have a good season this year. (Brian Basham/DL Newspapers)

Being young is no problem for Detroit Lakes girls' swimming and diving team

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Being young doesn't mean being inexperienced -- just ask the Detroit Lakes girls' swimming and diving team.

Despite having just two seniors on the team, the Lakers can be considered a seasoned squad ready to make a move in the section meet.


"We're young still, with a pile of juniors (seven) on the team," said DL head coach Carol McCarthy. "They maybe young, but they are very experienced."

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