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The crosstown swim meet will take place Thursday at the YMCA pool, beginning at 2 p.m.

The Helena High and Capital swim teams practice together, travel together and celebrate both school's successes together, and in recent years, the meet has been an unscored event.

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"(However) This year we are doing a pentathlon of sorts, and scoring events for each school," according to coach Julie Shannon, who directs both teams.

The State Swim Meet takes place February 9-10, in Great Falls.

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