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Section 8-1A swimming and diving: Beachy state bound in two events

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WARROAD — Jaelin Beachy is headed back to state.

The Staples-Motley Cardinals junior won the 50-yard freestyle and the 100 breaststroke in record setting fashion Saturday at the Section 8-1A meet.


Beachy won the 50 in 24.71 to set a school record. Her 1:06.58 breaststroke broke the school, Warroad’s pool and the section record.

“She put on a show,” said S-M head coach Bruce Onischuk.

The Cardinals team finished eighth. Janessa Iverson, Beachy, Kylie Bendson and Kali Klimek placed fifth in the 200 free relay.

“Kylie is a freshman and she dropped over 14 seconds from her seed time in the 500 free,” Onischuk said. “She swam really well. All the girls did.”

Team scores: 1-Bemidji 502.5, 2-Park Rapids 434.5, 3-Fergus Falls 248, 4-Perham-New York Mills 191, 5-Detroit Lakes 188.5, 6-Warroad-Roseau-Greenbush 147, 7-Crookston 118, 8-Staples-Motley 110, 9-Fosston-Bagley 94, 10-Thief River Falls 63.5

200 medley relay: 1-Bemidji 1:54.08

200 freestyle: 1-Katherine Erickson (PR) 2:00.24, 11-Kali Klimek (SM) 2:15.59, 12-Kylie Bendson (SM) 2:15.86, 15-Emily Hirshey (SM) 2:20.65

200 individual medley: 1-Steph Frey (BMJ) 2:14.87,

50 freestyle: 1-Jaelin Beachy (SM) 24.71

Diving: 1-Kylei Grosfield (BMJ) 270.10

100 butterfly: 1-Abby Fisher (FF) 1:02.38

100 freestyle: 1-Frey 54.13

500 freestyle: 1-Lexi Hendricks (BMJ) 5:24.04, 8-Klimek 5:57.04, 10-Bendson 5:59.77,

200 freestyle relay – 1-Bemidji 1:43.54, 5-Staples-Motley (Janessa Iverson, Beachy, Bendson, Klimek) 1:49.51

100 backstroke: 1-Fisher 1:00.53, 8-Iverson 1:09.65

100 breaststroke: 1-Beachy 1:06.58

400 freestyle relay: 1-Park Rapids 3:46.47

Next: Class 1A state swimming and diving meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, Minneapolis Thursday-Saturday.