Pusch Ridge junior swimmer Alexander Edquid posted the best September times among boys in Southern Arizona in the 100 butterfly (52.71 seconds) and 200 individual medley (1:59.86).
He is the only Southern Arizona boys swimmer to have the top times in more than one event.
His performance merits him the Jet Sports Training Athlete of the Month for September.
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