STATE SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS: Red Devils’ Dant sets record in 500 freestyle, repeats as 1A-2A champ

Published Sunday, February 10th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com CARY — Newton-Conover High’s Ross Dant highlighted finishes by local swimmers over the weekend as he repeated as the state’s best in the 500-meter freestyle in the state 1A-2A meet. Dant set a classification and state record — finishing in a time of four minutes, 18.70 seconds — and added a second-place finish in the 100 backstroke in 49.16. …

1A/2A SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS: Red Devils’ Dant wins twice with record-setting times

Published Monday, February 12th, 2018

HobbsDailyReport.com CARY – The best swimmer in the state in 1A/2A this season in the 500-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke, junior Ross Dant of Newton-Conover, got there in record-setting fashion. Dant won both freestyle events with the best times ever recorded at the 1A/2A state championships, helping the Red Devils finish 14th on Friday at the Triangle Aquatic Center. He …