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Warrior Swimming and Divining: Warriors fly past Willmar

Fallon Ryan, Reilly Peterson and Hannah McKeag each recorded two individual victories and were members of a winning relay team leading the Brainerd Warriors to a 107-78 Central Lakes Conference victory over the Willmar Cardinals Thursday at Brainerd High School.

Beth Etterman and Sydney Erickson also scored wins for Brainerd.

Etterman scored a 222.05 to win the diving followed by Loni Anderson’s 203 points for second.

Ryan won the 200- and 500-yard freestyles. Peterson won the 200 individual medley and the 100 free and McKeag captured the 50 free and 100 backstroke for the Warriors.

Erickson’s win came in the butterfly.

Brainerd 107, Willmar 78

200 medley relay: 1-Willmar 2:01.97, 4-Brainerd (Greta Engen, Annika Watson, Baylee Bessingpas, Beth Etterman) 2:13.83

200 freestyle: 1- Fallon Ryan (B) 2:05.39, 2-Alyssa Williams (B) 2:11.31, 3-Allison Crum (B) 2:18.60

200 individual medley: 1-Reilly Peterson (B) 2:26.75, 2-Lauren Forsythe (B) 2:29.13, 3-Erica Rehnblom (B) 2:32.29

50 freestyle: 1-Hannah McKeag (B) 26.37, 3-Sydney Erickson (B) 27.76

Diving: 1-Etterman (B) 222.05, 2-Lonie Anderson (B) 203, 5-Sydney Wold (B) 149.10

100 butterfly: 1-Erickson (B) 1:09.43, 2-Helena Wise (B) 1:16.22

100 freestyle: 1-Peterson (B) 58.45, 2-Williams (B) 1:00.01

500 freestyle: 1-Ryan (B) 5:35.29, 2-Crum (B) 6:05.36

200 freestyle relay: 1-Willmar 1:49.20, 4-Brainerd (Josie Smude, Marina Cruz, Haley Anderson, Haley Bradford) 2:15.06

100 backstroke: 1-McKeag (B) 1:05.22, 2-Forsythe (B) 1:06.87

100 breaststroke: 1-Alycia Holwerda (W) 1:13.61, 2-Rehnblom (B) 1:14.92,4-Annika Watson (B) 1:22.00

400 freestyle relay: 1-Brainerd (Williams, Peterson, McKeag, Ryan) 3:59.57, 3-Brainerd (Forsythe, Grabowski, Bessingpas, Crum) 4:13.82

Conf: Brd 6-1. Overall: Brd 7-2. Next: Brainerd hosts Alexandria 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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