SWIMMING: Lumberjacks third at Willmar Invitational
WILLMAR -- The Bemidji High School girls swimming and diving team started their season in the pool with a solid finish Friday night, taking third place in the Willmar Invitational.
WILLMAR - The Bemidji High School girls swimming and diving team started their season in the pool with a solid finish Friday night, taking third place in the Willmar Invitational.
The Lumberjacks scored 316 points to get their finish, behind first-place Melrose Area (465) and second place St. Cloud Tech (358).
Senior Libby McRae was the lone event winner for BHS, as she took first in the 100 individual medley with a time of 2 minutes, 23.37 seconds, and also earned first in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:04.25.
The Lumberjacks’ 400 freestyle relay team, consisting of McRae, Paige Andersen, Claudia Vincent and Abby Yartz was second with a time of 3:58.29. The 200 freestyle relay, with the same girls, finished third in 1:47.83.
Anderson also finished third in the 50 free, with a time of 26.49.
The Lumberjacks return to the pool Tuesday when they host Brainerd in a dual meet at 6 p.m. at Bemidji High School.
Friday, Sug. 28
at Willmar High School
1-Melrose Area 465; 2-St. Cloud Tech 358; 3-Bemidji 316; 4-Sauk Centre 300; 5-Sauk Rapids-Rice 295; 6-Willmar 230; 7-Rocori 190 8-Montevido 113; 9-Minnewaska/Morris 58
200 relay: 1-SRR (Lucas, Benoit, Kleen, Omvongkot), 1:58.01. Bemidji results: 14-BHS A (St. Clair, Mess, Lundberg, Takkunen) 2:13.57; 23-BHS B (Fairbanks, Ingalls, Palmer, Nyberg) 2:23.27; 32-BHS D (Oster, Saiger, Carlson, Pollock) 2:37.98; 36-BHS C (Krotzer, Johnson, Thompson, Quick), 2:44.42.
200 free: 1-Sayovitz (SC) 1:59.71. Bemidji results: 8-Ritchie 2:12.75; 10-Williams 2:16.35; 19-Takkunen 2:24.77; 25-Ingalls 2:33.97.
200 IM: 1-McRae (BHS) 2:23.37. Other Bemidji: 9-Yartz 2:37.68; 11-Sether 2:39.94; 12-Mess 2:40.38.
50 free: 1-Bitz (MA) 25.87. Bemidji results: 3-Andersen 26.49; 25-Quick 29.91; 29-Nyberg 30.25; 50-Pollock 32.24; 62-Krotzer 33.88; 63-Johnson 33.98; 69-Carlson 35.13; 71-Sugar 36.67; 84-Thompson 38.17.
100 fly: 1-McRae (BHS) 1:04.25. Other Bemidji: 5-Jacobson 1:10.54; 17-Palmer 1:20.42; 18-Lundberg 1:20.56.
100 free: 1-Kohorst (SC) 57.09. Bemidji results: Andersen 1:00.52; 12-Vincent 1:03.05; 25-Ingalls 1:10.99; 32-St. Clair 1:16.76.
500 free: 1-Sayovitz (SC) 5:24.51. Bemidji results: 8-Sether 6:11.50; 10-Jacobson 6:15.46; 23-Fairbanks 6:54.20.
200 free relay: 1-Sauk Rapids-Rice (Lucas, Benois, Kleen, Omvongkot) 1:45.41. Bemidji results: 3-BHS A (Andersen, Yartz, Vincent, McRae) 1:47.83; 8-BHS B (Williams, Ritchie, Sether, Jacobson) 1:52.56; 24-BHS D (Johnson, Krotzer, Quick, Saigar) 2:11.03; 27-BHS C (Calrson, Sugar, Oster, Pollock) 2:14.96.
100 back: 1-Von Wahlde (MA) 1:04.99. Bemidji results: 5-Williams 1:09.34; 7-Ritchie 1:10.17; 23-St. Clair 1:20.61; 30-Oster 1:30.01.
100 breast: 1-Benoit, (SRR) 1:10.71. Bemidji results: 5-Mess 1:17.51; 19-Takkunen 1:25.93; 24-Lundberg 1:28.27; 29-Palmer 1:33.90.
400 free relay: 1-Melrose Area (Rasmussen, Poepping, Bitz, Kulzer) 3:51.18. Bemidji results: 2-BHS A (McRae, Andersen, Vincent, Yartz) 3:58.29; 6-BHS B (Williams, Ritchie, Sether, Jacobson) 4:08.29; 19-BHS D (Takkunen, Lundberg, Nyberg, St. Clair) 4:40.55; 25-BHS C (Ingalls, Fairbanks, Oster, Sugar) 4:50.18.