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Laker Jared Olson takes a breath during the 500-yard freestyle Saturday. Olson finished in seventh place with a mark of 6:13.11.

Lakers defend home waters

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By the time the diving event rolled around during the Detroit Lakes boys' swimming and diving invite Saturday, the Lakers started having an inkling they could win their own meet.


By the time the diving event was over, they knew it could happen.

The Lakers defended their own water inside the BTD Aquatics Center, winning with a score of 358, ahead of second-place Bemidji with 302 points and Perham with a mark of 285.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.