CANTON - The state swimming and diving meet opens here today, with the St. Francis boys and the Wauseon girls among the top teams representing northwest Ohio.
St. Francis had five individuals qualify for the state meet, plus all three relay teams, led by senior free- style sprinter Ryan McHugh.
The Wauseon girls team also had five individuals qualify, led by junior Beth McDaries, whose time of 58.06 seconds in the 100-yard butterfly was Ohio s second-fastest qualifying time. The Indians also qualified three relay teams.
See list of qualifiers on Page 5.