Swanville names final four Athletes of the Month

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Swanville High School named (from left): Rebekah Muhlenkamp, John Muhlenkamp, Hannah Schneider and Levi Beseman, as Athletes of the Month for May. Rebekah Muhlkenkamp, an eighth-grade distance runner for the girls’ track team, has an 800m run time of 2:41.96 and a 1600m time of 6:06. She placed fourth in the 1600 and fifth in the 800 at the Prairie Conference meet. Her older brother, John, is a sophomore distance runner for the boys’ team He has a 1600m run time of 4:5.47 and a 3200m time of 10:43.27. He placed fifth in the 1600 and second in the 3200 at the Prairie Conference meet, being named all-conference in the 3200. Schneider is a sophomore and is the starting left fielder on the Bulldogs softball team and bats fourth in the line-up. She ended the season with a .375 batting average and only four errors in the field, and led the team doubles. Beseman is the Bulldogs baseball team’s top pitcher, posting a 3-1 record with a 1.29 earned run average. He is also batting .307 and when he’s not pitching fills in as catcher.