Area Girls Swimming and Diving: Rachel Josephson's wins help Flyers to second place
COLLEGEVILLE—Just as she has done so many times this season, Little Falls' Rachel Josephson dominated the short-distance freestyle races leading the Flyers to second place in the St. Cloud Cathedral/St. John's Prep Triangular Tuesday, Oct. 16.
The Flyer junior outswam the field with a 26.28 in the 50-yard free and touched the wall first in the 100 free with a 57.57 in the final meet of the regular season for the Flyers. She also teamed up with Caitlin Gustafson, Layla Waltman and Ella Rausch to swim the anchor of the winning 200 and 400 free relays.
Emma Gustafson and Dani Schirmers gave the Flyers a 1-2 sweep of the diving competition and Caitlin Gustafson posted a third in the 100 free.
Team scores: 1-St. Cloud Cathedral/St. John's Prep 135, 2-Little Falls 101, 3-Holdingford 91
200 medley relay: 1-Cathedral/St. John's Prep 2:00.79, 4-Little Falls (L. Josephson, Abby Noyes, Layla Waltman, Ella Rausch) 2:11.75; 6-Little Falls (Allyson Kahler, Alholm, Faith Rausch, Couture) 2:23.21
200 freestyle: 1-Lauryn Netland (C/SJP) 2:11.04, 5-Faith Rausch 2:24.79, 6-Monica Czech (LF) 2:27.99
200 individual medley: 1-Mary Morris (C/SJP) 2:24.60, 4-Madison Carper (LF) 2:39.60, 5-Waltman 2:42.71
50 freestyle: 1-Rachel Josephson (LF) 26.28, 4-Caitlin Gustafson (LF) 27.87
Diving: 1-Emma Gustafson (LF) 207.65, 2-Dani Schirmers (LF) 190.90
100 butterfly: 1-Bridget Catton (H) 1:05.86, 5-Kahler 1:24.35, 6-Maddie Dahlberg (LF) 1:35.56
100 freestyle: 1-Rachel Josephson 57.57, 3-Caitlin Gustafson 1:00.11
500 freestyle: 1-Lauryn Netland (C/SJP) 5:53.99, 4-Carper 6:19.61, 5-Faith Rausch 6:23.71
200 freestyle relay: 1-Little Falls (C. Gustafson, Waltman, E. Rausch, R. Josephson) 1:49.04; 5-Little Falls (Czech, Carper, L. Josephson, Couture) 2:03.52
100 backstroke: 1-Mary Morris (C/SJP) 1:03.511, 4-Leah Josephson 1:13.62, 5-Kahler 1:16.19
100 breaststroke: 1-Kaitlyn Reber (H) 1:16.84, 5-Ella Rausch 1:26.30, 6-Noyes 1:27.89
400 freestyle relay: 1-Little Falls (C. Gustafson, Waltman, E. Rausch, R. Josephson) 4:00.49; 5-Little Falls (Czech, Couture, Carper, Noyes) 4:24.50
Next: Little Falls in Granite Ridge Conference meet at Becker 10 a.m. Oct 27.