Keller, Thompson Headed To State Swim Meet

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Published on February 25 2014 3:11 pm
Last Updated on February 25 2014 3:12 pm
Written by Millie Lange

St. Anthony's Peter Keller

Effingham St. Anthony High School junior Peter Keller and freshman Luke Thompson are headed to the IHSA State Swim Meet this Friday in Evanston.

The two competed in the Champaign Sectional where Keller took first in the 500 yard freesytle event and Thompson finished first in the 100 yard backstroke event. Each swimmer was allowed to compete in two individual events at the sectional where they both advanced to state.

Keller, the son of Chuck Jr. and Fanny Mae Keller, took first in the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 4:52.87. Thompson, the son of Philip and Lupita Thompson, took first in the 100 yard backstroke with a best time of 56.52.

St. Anthony's Luke Thompson