Girls swimming and diving: Detroit Lakes finishes third at Bemidji Invitational

The Detroit Lakes girls swimming and diving team had a handful of top-two finishes at the second Bemidji Invitational this fall on Saturday.

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BEMIDJI – The Detroit Lakes girls swimming and diving team competed in the second Bemidji Invitational this fall.

The Lakers took third place behind a handful of first-place finishes. Hope Hamm won the diving competition with a score of 338.80. Kylie Tulius wasn’t far behind in fifth place at 300.57 points.

Faith Hamm finished in first place in the 100 and 200-yard freestyle events. She clocked in at 57.28 in the 100 and 2:07.23 in the 200.

Marin Westrum also locked up a first-place finish. She paced the pack in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:31.23. She also took second in the 100-yard butterfly at 1:09.25. Ryle Wendt also secured a second-place finish with a 1:10.20 time in the 100-yard backstroke.

Park Rapids won the meet with a team score of 515, followed by Bemidji in second (373) and Detroit Lakes in third (359).


BEMIDJI INVITATIONAL TEAM SCORES – 1- Park Rapids 515, 2- Bemidji Lumberjacks 373, 3- Detroit Lakes 359

DETROIT LAKES VARSITY TOP 10 FINISHERS- 200Y MEDLEY RELAY- 4- Hannah Barberg, Marian Martin, Peggy Whitteron, Emily Peterson 2:12.44; 9- Brielle Amundson, Evie Martin, Ashley Whitteron, Libby Peterson 2:29.09

200Y FREE- 1- Faith Hamm 2:07.23, 4- Quinn Rogstad 2:16.38, 10- Sydney Miller 2:28.10

200Y IM- 1- Marin Westrum 2:31.03, 8- P. Whitteron 2:47.09, 9- A. Whitteron 2:50.92

50Y FREE- 3- Rylie Wendt 28.04, 7- E. Peterson 28.97, 10- L. Peterson 30.60

100Y FLY- 2- Westrum 1:09.45, 6- P. Whitteron 1:12.71, 10- A. Whitteron 1:19.75

100Y FREE- 1- F. Hamm 57.28, 6- M. Martin 1:05.26, 8- L. Peterson 1:06.40

500Y FREE- 4- Rogstad 6:12.81, 10- Barberg 6:44.34

200Y FREE RELAY- 2- Wendt, E. Peterson, Westrum, F. Hamm 1:48.65, 5- Miller, L. Peterson, A. Whitteron, Rogstad 2:02.17

100Y BACK- 2- Wendt 1:10.20, 6- E. Peterson 1:14.46, 8- Miller 1:17.38

100Y BREAST- 5- M. Martin 1:21.22

400Y FREE RELAY- 2- Westrum, Rogstad, Wendt, F. Hamm 3:59.28, 5- Barberg, P. Whitteron, Miller, M. Martin 4:25.38

DIVING- 1- Hope Hamm 338.80, 5- Kylie Tulius 300.75, 8- Izzy Goodrich 249.95

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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