BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVING: Jacks land in middle of home triangular
The Bemidji High School boys swimming and diving team landed in the middle of a home triangular on Friday night, finishing ahead of Detroit Lakes but losing out to Grand Forks in the BHS pool.
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School boys swimming and diving team landed in the middle of a home triangular on Friday night, finishing ahead of Detroit Lakes but losing out to Grand Forks in the BHS pool.
The Lumberjacks tallied a team score of 442, well in front of DL’s 335 but still off the pace of the KnightRiders’ 652.
Bemidji had 10 top-three showings in the meet, which included three victories.
Brooks Matetich won the 100-yard butterfly in 59.94, and Moses Son clocked a 1:03.45 to win the 100 backstroke. The 200-yard freestyle relay team of Son, Walker Erickson, Matetich and Aidan Wolf also topped the podium with a time of 1:35.52.
BHS followed that up with five runner-up showings. Erickson placed second in the 200 IM with a time of 2:16.82 and second in the 100 free at 52.80.
Son was just off the lead in the 50 free (24.19), as was Nick Carlson in the 100 breaststroke (1:11.38). The 400 free relay team of Wolf, Erickson, Matetich and Son claimed second with a time of 3:35.50, as well.
Wolf rounded out the Lumberjacks’ top-three times with a 1:59.31 finish in the 200 freestyle.
Bemidji is back in action at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in Thief River Falls.