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Algona Swim Team takes fourth at Invite

September 17, 2012
Estherville Daily News

CHARLES CITY - The Algona Girls Swim team placed fourth at the Charles City Comet Invitational on Saturday.

"This is our best finish there and we scored 299 points which is 90 points higher than we have scored in the past," said coach Jim Fisher. "We had a good meet with two places finishers, some very good times and everyone who swam pointed in the top 16.

"We beat out Waterloo West, a team that had been to the state meet the last five years and finished well. That shows the girls what hard work will do."

Hannah Priest finished second in the 100 breaststroke and third in the 50 free.

Placing fourth were Maddie Stubbs in the 200 IM and the 200-medley relay team of Williams, Priest, Stubbs and Erica Carlson.

Nicole Kenne placed fifth in the 200 free.

Placing sixth were Stubbs in the 100 fly and the 200 free relay team of Williams, Carlson, Stubbs and Priest.

The 400 free relay team of Leah Hamilton, Harms, Mackenzie Wilson and Kenne placed seventh.

Placing eighth were Hamilton in the 200 free, and Carlson in the 50 free and 100 backstroke.

Earning 10th place were Alyssa Williams in the 100 fly and backstroke, Hamilton in the 100 free and Strohman in the 100 breaststroke.

Earning 11th place were the200 medley relay team of Harms, Strohman, Wilson and Emma Plathe, Plathe in the 100 free and Emily McMahon in the 100 breaststroke

Placing 12th were Wilson in the100 free Micheala Christian in the 500 free, the 200 free relay team of Harms, McMahon, Conner Yi and Plathe, the 400 free relay of Plathe, McMahon, Strohman and Christian, and Casey Harms in the 100 backstroke.

Placing 13th were Emily McMahon in the 200 IM and Wilson in the 50 free. Yi placed 14th in the 100 fly. Strohman placed 15th in the 200 IM. Christian took 16th in the 200 free.

The Algona Swim Team consists of participants from Algona, Bishop Garrigan, Emmetsburg and Estherville Lincoln Central.



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