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Hillmen win three during busy week in the pool
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Platteville senior Sarah Loring was on all three winning relays during Platteville/Lancasters triple dual home meet last Thursday night.

     The Platteville/Lancaster girls’ swimming team closed out the dual meet portion of its 2012 schedule last week with three straight victories.
     On Tuesday the Hillmen closed out the Southern Lakes Conference season with a dominating 110–59 victory over Edgerton/Evansville.
     The Hillmen won nine of the 11 events, including all three relays.
     Platteville junior Maddie Kieler won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:34.41. 
     Lancaster senior Claire Friederick won the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle with times of 25.79 seconds and 57.02 seconds respectively. 
     Lancaster junior Haley Wood won the 100 butterfly (1:10.79), Platteville sophomore Melanie Schaefer won the 500 freestyle (6:01.14) and fellow sophomore Elissa Bahr won the 100 breaststroke (1:19.25).
     The Hillmen finished the SLC regular season with a 3–5 record.
     Thursday night Platteville/Lancaster (6–6) scored a pair of non-conference victories on Senior Night.
     Led by senior standouts Friederick, Sarah Loring and Elisa Bilderback the Hillmen defeated La Crosse 100–63 and Rockford Christian 87–75.
     The Hillmen again swept the three relays with Loring swimming on all three.
     Bilderback, who finished second in the 50-yard freestyle, swam on the winning 200 medley relay (2:02.29) and the 200 freestyle relay (1:46.73).
     Friederick also swam on those two relays, while winning both the 50 free (25.56) and 100 free (57.42).
     The Hillmen will return to action Saturday when they host the 28th Annual Hillmen Invitational at 11 a.m. at the UW–Platteville Natatorium.

Platteville/Lancaster 110, Edgerton/Evansville 59
(from Tuesday, Oct. 9 @ Jefferson)
Platteville/Lancaster winners
200 medley relay: 1.Pla/Lan (Claire Friederick, Elissa Bahr, Sarah Loring, Elisa Bilderback) 2:03.90. 200 individual medley: 1.Madde Kieler (P/L) 2:34.41. 50 freestyle: 1.Friederick (P/L) 25.79. 100 butterfly: 1.Haley Wood (P/L) 1:10.79. 100 freestyle: 1.Friederick 57.02. 500 freestyle: 1.Melanie Schaefer 6:01.14. 200 freestyle relay: 1.Pla/Lan (Friederick, Bilderback, Schaefer, Loring) 1:45.95. 100 breaststroke: 1.Bahr (P/L) 1:19.25. 400 freestyle relay: 1.Pla/Lan (Schaefer, Megan Graney, Kieler, Loring) 4:10.96.

Triple Dual
(from Thursday, Oct. 11 @ UW–Platteville)
Dual meet scores: Platteville/Lancaster 100, La Crosse 63; Platteville/Lancaster 87, Rockford Christian 75.
Platteville/Lancaster winners
200 medley relay: 1.Pla/Lan (Claire Friederick, Erin Murray, Sarah Loring, Elisa Bilderback) 2:02.29. 200 individual medley: 1.Madde Kieler (P/L) 2:30.53. 50 freestyle: 1.Friederick (P/L) 25.56. 100 butterfly: 1.Haley Wood (P/L) 1:10.01. 100 freestyle: 1.Friederick 57.42. 200 freestyle relay: 1.Pla/Lan (Friederick, Bilderback, Loring, Schaefer) 1:46.73. 100 breaststroke: 1.Bahr (P/L) 1:19.06. 400 freestyle relay: 1.Pla/Lan (Loring, Megan Graney, Kieler, Schaefer) 4:06.23.