Boys swimming and diving: Lakers compete in West fargo

Results from Detroit Lakes swimming and diving in West Fargo, ND.

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The Detroit Lakes swimming and diving team took 13th place at West Fargo’s ND-MN Boys Border Battle 2022 on Saturday in a 15-team field.

John Gulon notched the line top-10 finish with a sixth-place backstroke time of 59.12. He also swam in the 200-yard IM to a time of 2:23.52, which was good for 15th place.

Gulon swam in two top-15 relays for the Lakers as well. The team of Micah Barberg, Ryan Erickson, Gulon and Zane Roberts took 11th in the 200-yard medley relay. The same four took 11th in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:54.35.

Lane Yliniemi was the best diver for the Lakers, with a team-high score of 147.35. Neil Trowbridge (141.55) and Brain Morrison (126.7) weren’t far behind in 19th and 22nd.

TEAM SCORES- 1st- Alexandria 384, 2nd- Fargo Davies 372, 3rd- Moorhead 227, 4th- Melrose-Sauk Centre 205, 5th- Andover 192, 6th- West Fargo Sheyenne 171, 7th- West Fargo Packers 153, 8th- Bemidji 139, 9th- Fargo North 127, 10th- Grand Forks 100, 11th- Centennial 76, 12th- Fergus Falls 61, 13th- Detroit Lakes 45, 14th- Perham-New York Mills 29, 15th- Morris Area 21

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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