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High school athlete of the week - Brianna Ashworth

Brianna Ashworth, a junior swimmer at Dickinson High, won the 100-meter breaststroke and 200-meter individual medley races on Oct. 3 in a dual against Bismarck Legacy.

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Brianna Ashworth, a junior swimmer at Dickinson High, won the 100-meter breaststroke and 200-meter individual medley races on Oct. 3 in a dual against Bismarck Legacy.

DP: How long have you been swimming and what is your favorite part of the sport?

BA: "I've been swimming since I was 5 years old. I think it's fun and I just like getting better and working hard."

DP: Do you and your teammates have any kind of routine before a meet?

BA: "We always do this one cheer we do before every meet and it just gets us all pumped."

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DP: What kind of goals do you have for the rest of the season?

BA: "I hope to make the top eight at state this year, last year I just missed it and I got ninth."

DP: What about team goals?

BA: "I think we want to have a bigger state team and hopefully our relays will do great this year."

DP: Are you involved in any other activities at your school?

BA: "I'm in student council and National Honor Society."

DP: What's one thing that most people wouldn't know about you?

BA: "I don't think they know that I'm a really good dancer."

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DP: If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

BA: "I would like to be invisible."

DP: Who has been your biggest inspiration to succeed?

BA: "Probably Michael Phelps, he's just the greatest swimmer ever."

Dickinson High junior Brianna Ashworth won the 100-meter breaststroke on Tuesday in a dual against Bismarck Legacy at the West River Community Center. (Parker Cotton / The Dickinson Press)
Dickinson High junior Brianna Ashworth won the 100-meter breaststroke on Oct. 3 in a dual against Bismarck Legacy at the West River Community Center. (Parker Cotton / The Dickinson Press)

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