Detroit Lakes takes third at Fergus Falls invite

Detroit Lakes boys swimming and diving results from Fergus Falls.

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Micah Barberg swims the breaststroke leg of the individual medley during Thursday's first home meet against Park Rapids at the DLCCC Aquatic Center. Robert Williams / Tribune

The Detroit Lakes boys swimming island diving team opened its season with a third-place finish at the Uvaas Otter Invite in Fergus Falls on Saturday.

The Lakers had a team score of 249 behind a big day from senior John Gulon. He took first place in the 200-yard freestyle (2:02.83), 100-yard backstroke (59.21) and second in the 400-yard relay with Micah Barberg, Ryan Erickson and Zane Roberts with a time of 3:59.66.

Barberg also turned heads with a second-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle at 1:01.06 and a fourth-place finish in the backstroke (1:10.34). Barberg also swam in the third-place 200-yard medley relay with Erickson, Luther Van Offelen and Zane Roberts to a time of 2:05.06.

Fergus Falls took first place in its home invite with a score of 487. Park Rapids took second with a total of 209.



1st- Fergus Falls 487, 2nd- Park Rapids 309, 3rd- Detroit Lakes 249, 4th- Morris Area 228, 5th- Perham-New York Mills 207, Thief River Falls 159


200Y MEDLEY RELAY- Micah Barberg, Ryan Erickson, Luther Van Offelen, Zane Roberts 2:05.06; 200Y FREE- 1st- John Gulon 2:02.83; 50Y FREE- 3rd- Zane Roberts 27.18; DIVING- Gregory Simons 149.65; 50Y FLY- 2nd- Van Offelen 33.07; 100Y FREE- 2nd- Barberg 1:01.06; 500Y FREE- 3rd- Roberts 6:29.5; 50Y BACK- 3rd- Brayden Francis 41.00; 100Y BACK- 1st- Gulon 59.21; 400Y FREE RELAY- 2nd- Gulon, Barberg, Erickson, Roberts 3:59.66

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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