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Area Swimming and Diving: Beachy swims to two conference records

PARK RAPIDS — Jaelin Beachy captured conference records in the 50-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke as Staples-Motley finished fourth in Friday’s Mid-State Conference meet.

The Cardinals also won the 200 medley relay with a time of 2:01.78.

1-Park Rapids 523, 2-Detroit Lakes 300, 3-Perham 257, 4-Staples-Motley 213

200 medley relay: 1-Staples-Motley (Janessa Iverson, Jaelin Beachy, Kali Klimek, Kylie Bendson) 2:01.78

200 freestyle: 1-Jacky Hanson (P) 2:06.97, 3-Klimek 2:15.18, 4-Bendson 2:15.25

200 individual medley: 1-Miranda Olson (DL) 2:24.40, 8-Shania Holst (SM) 2:50.15

50 freestyle: 1-Beachy 25:13

Diving: 1-Kylie Foster (DL) 378

100 butterfly: 1-Tea Nyland (PR) 1:06.08, 9-Iverson 1:13.77

100 freestyle: 1-Natalie Murphy (P) 56.85, 6-Emily Hirshey (SM) 1:04.64

500 freestyle: 1-Jill Burns (P) 5:59.78, 2-Klimek 6:00.59, 3-Bendson 6:12.15

200 freestyle relay – 1-Park Rapids 1:48.06, 4-Staples-Motley (Iverson, Beachy, Klimek, Bendson) 1:52.73

100 backstroke: 1-Katherine Erickson (PR) 1:04.78, 4-Iverson 1:10.24

100 breaststroke: 1-Beachy 1:08.98

400 freestyle relay: 1-Park Rapids 3:37.51, 6-Staples-Motley (Hirshey, Holst, Alicia Goltz, Tateum Sowers) 4:43.17

Next: Staples-Motley in Section 8-1A meet at Warroad Nov. 9-10.

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