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Swimmers third at Bemidji Invite

Detroit Lakes placed third overall at the seven-team Bemidji swimming and diving invitational Friday night.

The Lakers scored 395 points finishing behind team champions Melrose/Sauk Centre with 575 and Grand Forks with 433 points. Moorhead place fourth (339), followed by Bemidji (324.5), Thief River Falls (143.4) and Perham/New York Mills (76).

Landon Lindsey recorded the top finish for the Lakers placing second in the 100-butterfly to Ethan Lemke of Moorhead. Lindsey swam a time of 1:01.43 to Lemke’s 58.60.

Cole Metelak scored 190.06 points to place third in diving.

John Gulon was third in the 100-backstroke (1:03.13).

The Lakers had a pair of third place relay finishes in the 200-medley 1:55.02 (Gulon, Garrett Bakken, Lindsey and Elijah Kitzmann and in the 400-freestyle 3:39.20 (Tanner Olson, Gabe Kitzmann, Lance Parzyck and Tucker Strawsell).

The Lakers are home Tuesday, Jan. 16 for a 6 p.m. dual with Park Rapids.

Team results: Melrose/Sauk Centre 575; 2 Grand Forks 433; 3 Detroit Lakes 395; 4 Moorhead 339; 5 Bemidji 324.5; 6 Thief River Falls 143.5; 7 Perham/NYM 76.

200 Medley relay

1 Moorhead 1:49.98

3 DL A 1:55.02 (Gulon, Bakken, Lindsey, E. Kitzmann)

8 DL B 2:07.62 (Bellefeuille, Oakes, Zurn, Bunn)

200 Freestyle

1 Hendricks, Sam BEM 1:57.69

6 Strawsell, Tucker DL 2:01.01

8 Parzyck, Lance DL 2:02.39

12 Gulon, John DL 2:09.39

200 IM

1 Fleischhacker, Dylan  MLSC 2:11.40

9 Bellefeuille, Josten DL 2:34.28

12 Zurn, Jackson DL 2:38.66

50 Free

1 Craven, Jakob GF 23.45

6 Kitzmann, Gabe DL 24.85

7 Olson, Tanner DL 25.22

9 Parzyck, Lance DL 25.41

15 Kitzmann, Elijah DL 26.46

1m Diving

1 Munter, Cameron BEM 248.08

3 Metelak, Cole DL 190.06

6 Johnson, Edward DL 170.50

10 Weaver, Zane DL 127.45

100 Butterfly

1 Lemke, Ethan MHD 58.60

2 Lindsey, Landon DL 1:01.43

9 Bellefeuille, Josten DL 1:09.91

100 Freestyle

1 Craven, Jakob GF 51.55

4 Kitzmann, Gabe DL 54.93

7 Olson, Tanner DL 55.60

14 Kitzmann, Elijah DL 59.58

16 Steinke, Simon DL 1:03.10

500 Freestyle

1 Rygh, Brayden GF 5:17.42

5 Strawsell, Tucker DL 5:24.35

200 Freestyle relay

1 GF A 1:36.80

4 DL A 1:39.80 (G. Kitzmann, Olson, Parzyck, Strawsell)

10 DL B 1:46.84 (Gulon, Lindsey, Johnson, E. Kitzmann)

100 Backstroke

1 Lemke, Ethan MHD 1:02.49

3 Gulon, John DL 1:03.13

5 Lindsey, Landon DL 1:06.22

9 Zurn, Jackson DL 1:14.03

100 Breaststroke

1 Fleischhacker, Dylan MLSC 1:03.95

4 Bakken, Garrett DL 1:14.24

11 Oakes, Sean DL 1:21.84

18 Bunn, Connor DL 1:29.92

400 Freestyle relay

1 GF A 3:33.33

3 DL A 3:39.20 (Olson, G. Kitzmann, Parzyck, Strawsell)

13 DL B 4:21.94 (Zurn, Bakken, Bunn, Bellefeuille)

 
Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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