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Laker senior Melissa Paakh anchors a strong foursome of seniors on the girl's swimming and diving team this fall.

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The crescendo of a six-year building period for four key Detroit Lakes girl swimmers has finally arrived.

The Laker senior foursome of Melissa Paakh, Libby Larson, Ashtin Spies and Andi Weiss came up through the swimming ranks and helped the program rise to where it is now.


"They are the showcase of our program," said DL head coach Carol McCarthy, who has seen first hand the rise of the four seniors.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.