Boys Swimming and Diving: Warriors swim to second place in CLC
SAUK RAPIDS--Michael Bylander and Gunner Niemeyer swam to a pair of all-Central Lakes Conference finishes in Saturday's CLC championships. Brainerd's 200 free relay also scored all-conference honors as the Warriors finished second as a team. Byla...
SAUK RAPIDS-Michael Bylander and Gunner Niemeyer swam to a pair of all-Central Lakes Conference finishes in Saturday's CLC championships.
Brainerd's 200 free relay also scored all-conference honors as the Warriors finished second as a team.
Bylander posted his all-conference performances in the 200-yard individual medley, where he placed second in 2:05.73, and the breaststroke with a third-place finish.
Niemeyer grabbed two thirds as he posted a 57.22 in the butterfly and a 5:18.21 in the 500 free.
The top three individuals and top two relays earn all-conference honors. Honorable mention goes to individuals in 4-6 places and 3-4 in relays.
Preston Owen was second in the backstroke with a time of 56.96. To earn all-conference honors. He was fourth in the 100 free.
Brainerd's 200 free of Owen, Bylander, Griffin Blegen and Devan Liebeg swam to a second-place 1:33.89.
The Warriors got an honorable mention finish from its 200 medley relay of Owen, Bylander, Niemeyer and Liebeg and Connor Lund was sixth in the 500 free to round out Brainerd's top finishers.
Team scores: 1-Sartell 585, 2-Brainerd 384.5, 3-Alexandria 361, 4-Fergus Falls 244, 5-Sauk Rapids-Rice 234, 6-Saint Cloud Tech 217.5, 7-Willmar 152, 8-St. Cloud 75, 9-Rocori 72
200 medley relay: 1-Sartell 1:39.69, 3-Brainerd (Preston Owen, Michael Bylander, Gunnar Niemeyer, Devan Liebeg) 1:44.39; 8-Brainerd (Andy Dillon, Cody Evans, Jordan VanRisseghem, Riley Backstrom) 1:52.77
200 freestyle: 1-Benjamin Hoffmann (SCT) 1:51.58, 7-Connor Lund (B) 1:57.67, 9-Eric Rude (B) 2:00.42, 16-Pierce Solseth (B) 2:04.08, 19-Charlie Rude (B) 2:05.35
200 individual medley: 1-Mack Sathre (S) 2:04.82, 2-Michael Bylander (B) 2:05.73, 14-Andy Dillon (B) 2:23.71, 15-Jordan VanRisseghem (B) 2:24.04, 20-Cody Evans (B) 2:27.10
50 freestyle: 1-Bingham Shaw (SCT) 22.30, 10-Griffin Blegen (B) 24.21, 12-Devan Liebeg (B) 24.34, 14-Riley Backstrom (B) 24.87, 17-Michael Lyscio (B) 25.15
Diving: 1-Jack Grabinski (SRPD) 414.50, 7-Tim Whiteman (B) 303.40, 9-Izaac Herrlich (B) 273.30, 12-Cruz Limmehart (B) 243.05, 15-Ethan Hebert (B) 217.20
100 butterfly: 1-Isaac Stark (S) 55.97, 3-Gunnar Niemeyer (B) 57.22, 8-Jordan VanRisseghem (B) 1:01.81, 15-Pierce Solseth (B) 1:05.14, 18-Michael Lyscio (B) 1:06.01
100 freestyle: 1-Bingham Shaw (SCT) 49.17, 4-Preston Owen (B) 50.65, 9-Griffin Blegen (B) 53.56, 15-Riley Backstrom (B) 55.41, 17-Devan Liebeg (B) 55.52
500 freestyle: 1-Benjamin Hoffmann (SCT) 5:02.85, 3-Gunnar Niemeyer (B) 5:18.21, 6-Connor Lund (B) 5:26.78, 9-Eric Rude (B) 5:28.47, 12-Charlie Rude (B) 5:36.68
200 freestyle relay: 1-Sartell 1:32.23, 2-Brainerd (Preston Owen, Michael Bylander, Griffin Blegen, Devan Liebeg) 1:33.89; 8-Brainerd (Pierce Solseth, Michael Lyscio, Riley Backstrom, Connor Lund) 1:39.59
100 backstroke: 1-Mitchell Dockendorf (S) 53.38, 2-Preston Owen (B) 56.96, 11-Andy Dillon (B) 1:04.30, 15-Dylan Paulson (B) 1:06.43, 17-Cade Rosenwald (B) 1:06.78
100 breaststroke: 1-Nic Chromey (A) 1:00.70, 3-Michael Bylander (B) 1:04.41, 9-Cody Evans (B) 1:09.90, 15-Jacob VanRisseghem (B) 1:13.00, 21-Alex Vukelich (B) 1:18.18
400 freestyle relay: 1-Sartell 3:23.51, 7-Brainerd (Gunnar Niemeyer, Griffin Blegen, Connor Lund, Eric Rude) 3:36.50; 10-Brainerd (Jordan VanRisseghem, Michael Lyscio, Pierce Solseth, Andy Dillon) 3:43.26
Next: Brainerd in Section 8-2A meet at St. Cloud Tech Feb. 24-25.