Boys swimming and diving: Barberg shines for Detroit Lakes at true team

Results from Detroit Lakes boys swimming and diving.

Detroit Lakes boys swimming and diving.

The Detroit Lakes boys swimming and diving team took seventh at the Section 5A true team meet on Saturday at Discovery Middle School in Alexandria.

Micah Barberg has a solid day for the Lakers. He took fourth place in the 100-yard backstroke (1:06.58) and sixth in the 100-yard freestyle (58.28). He also swam in the 400-yard freestyle relay with Ryan Erickson, Zane Roberts and Brian Morrison to a time of 4:13.93, which was good enough for eighth place.

The Lakers took seventh place with a team score of 376. Alexandria took first at 1,376, with Melrose-Sauk Centre (1,201) and Fergus Falls (780) in second and third.

The Lakers went to Bemidji and took third place at the Lumberjacks’ triangular on Friday night. The 200-yard medley relay team of Barberg, Erickson, Roberts and Morrison took second place at a time of 2:09.4.

Detroit Lakes won its first meet of the season on Tuesday night in a home triangular against Thief River Falls and Morris without a senior in the lineup. The Detroit Lakes Tribune did not receive results, nor were they posted on Meet Mobile following Tuesday’s win.


BEMIDJI INVITE TEAM SCORES- 1st- Grand Forks KnightRiders 652, 2nd- Bemidji 442, 3rd- Detroit Lakes 335

DETROIT LAKES TOP FIVE FINISHERS- 200Y MEDLEY RELAY- 2nd- Micah Barberg, Ryan Erickson, Zane Roberts, Brian Morrison 2:09.4; 5th- Francis Brayden, Tony McLeod, Lucas Lundberg, Zariah Wouters 2:44.31; 200Y IM- 4th- Zariah Wouters 3:07.08; 100Y BACK- 2nd- Barberg 1:08.64; 400Y FREE- 3rd- Aidan Wolf, Walker Erickson, Zane Roberts, Micah Barberg;

SECTION 5A TRUE TEAM SCORES- 1st- Alexandria 1,376, 2nd- Melrose-Sauk Centre 1,201, 3rd- Fergus Falls 780, 4th- Park Rapids 698, 5th- Thief River Falls 489, 6th- Morris 430, 7th- Detroit Lakes 376

DETROIT LAKES TOP 10 FINISHERS- DIVING- 9th- Lane Yliniemi 214.1; 100Y FREE- 5th- Ryan Erickson 57.07; 6th- Micah Barberg 58.28; 100Y BACK- 4th- Micah Barberg 1:06.58; 400Y FREE RELAY- 8th- Brian Morrison, Ryan Erickson, Zane Roberts, Micah Barberg 4:13.9

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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