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    Lusher Senior Swimmer Sets Meet Record

    (Photo by Times-Picayune)

    Derek Zhang, a senior on this year’s boys swim team, had a typically great meet Saturday, winning the 100M Backstroke and Butterfly races, and setting a new meet record in the Backstroke.

    From this Times-Picayune article on the meet:

    Zhang took home Male Swimmer of the Meet honors and set a new meet record in the 100-yard backstroke at the Greater New Orleans High School Swim League Metro Championships at Franco’s in Mandeville.

    “I decided to come here and see what I could do,” said Zhang, who was also one-hundredths of a second off the meet record in the 100 butterfly. “It turns out that I did pretty good. I’m happy with the results. There are a lot of things that I need to work on, but I’m excited to prepare for state.”