Girls Swimming and Diving: Brainerd swims past Otters
Jacquilyn Rude won two individual events and swam on two winning relays for the Brainerd Warriors who outswam the Fergus Falls Otters 101-80 in a Central Lakes Conference meet that was their final home event of the season Thursday, Oct. 11.
Rude posted the fastest times in the 100- and 200-yard freestyles and Teagan Rudstrom was first in the 50 free. Jenna Host completed a sweep of the freestyle events with a win in the 500 and Emma Korhonen topped the podium in the diving competition with a 208.40.
In an exciting finish, Chandler Niemeyer out-touched teammate Anna Just by one/hundredths of a second for first in the 100 breaststroke with a 1:18.23.
The Warriors swept all three relays. Rudstrom and Niemeyer teamed up with Gabby VanHorn and Madelyn Gibbons to open with a win in the 200 medley. Rudstrom, Hannah Tatge, Gibbons and Rude won the 200 free and Ellie Matson, Tatge, Gibbons and Rude swam the fastest in the 400 free.
Brainerd 101, Fergus Falls 80
200 medley relay: 1-Brainerd (Gabby VanHorn, Chandler Niemeyer, Madelynn Gibbons, Teagan Rudstrom) 2:01.79; 2-Brainerd (Isabelle Prozinski, Anna Just, Macey Whitlock, Ellie Mattson) 2:03.05; 4-Brainerd (Sophie Exsted, Halle Kruse, Hollie McFarlin, Callie Knapp 2:11.67
200 freestyle: 1-Jacqui Rude (B) 2:05.76, 2-Hannah Tatge (B) 2:08.98, 4-Whitlock 2:12.40
200 individual medley: 1-Emilie Carlson (FF) 2:23.00, 3-Kruse 2:32.25, 4-Just 2:32.92
50 freestyle: 1-Rudstrom 25.91, 2-Jenna Host (B) 26.85, 4-Mattson 27.78
Diving: 1-Emma Korhonen (B) 208.40, 2-Brenna Deason (B) 182.50, 4-Helen Knudson (B) 134.65
100 butterfly: 1-Ella Childs (FF) 1:05.33, 2-Gibbons1:06.51, 4-Libby Zemke (B) 1:13.85
100 freestyle: 1-Rude 56.11, 3-Rudstrom 58.04, 4-Tatge 58.27
500 freestyle: 1-Host 5:49.79, 2-Whitlock 5:51.54, 3-Sidney Miller (B) 6:12.80
200 freestyle relay: 1-Brainerd (Rudstrom, Tatge, Gibbons, Rude) 1:45.20; 3-Brainerd (VanHorn, Miller, Niemeyer, Host) 1:48.77
100 backstroke: 1-Madison Hubert (FF) 1:04.39, 2-Prozinski 1:08.22, 3-Exsted 1:08.52, 5-Mattson 1:10.65
100 breaststroke: 1-Niemeyer 1:18.23, 2-Just 1:18.24
400 freestyle relay: 1-Brainerd (Mattson, Tatge, Gibbons, Rude) 4:00.61; 2-Brainerd (Prozinski, Kruse, Whitlock, Exsted) 4:12.60
Conference: Brd 6-2. Overall: Brd 7-2. Next: Brainerd at Melrose 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 16.