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Athletes of the Month
Kathryn Kline (Gymnastics) is the December athlete of the month. She is a valuable member of the gymnastics team and a superb all-around athlete. The gymnastics team had a busy start to the season and Kate helped the team place in the last two meets. She placed 3rd on the beam and was voted Gymnast of the Meet by her teammates. At the 21st Annual Hilliard Invitational, she helped them place 3rd overall, with Kate being one of the top finishers on the bars. Congratulations, Kate, on being named Darby High School’s Athlete of the Month.
Casey Maruniak (Boys Swimming), the reigning OCC Champion in the 100 Breaststroke, led the Panther Swimming and Diving teams in a record performance during the month of December. In placing 6th overall at the Ned Reeb Memorial Invite at OSU Dec. 14, Casey’s time of 59.78 in the 100 Yard Breaststroke broke his own varsity record set last season. Casey joined with Chase Ellis, Brady Bower, and Mason Peck in breaking yet another record in the 200 Freestyle Relay; last set in 2014. Overall, Casey helped Panther Swimming place 5th in a field of 65 teams at the Ned Reeb Invite.