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Strawsell and three relays advance to 5A finals

All three Detroit Lakes relay teams and senior Tucker Strawsell advanced individually to the Section 5A swimming finals in Alexandria.

Strawsell recorded the Lakers’ top finish Friday placing fourth in the 500-freestyle with a time of 5:11.40.

The 200 medley team of John Gulon, Garrett Bakken, Landon Lindsey and  Elijah Kitzmann placed sixth to qualify in a time of 1:51.57.

The 200-free relay team also placed sixth. Gabe Kitzmann, Lance Parzyck, Strawsell and Tanner Olson finished in a time of 1:37.62.

DL’s 400-free relay of Gabe Kitzmann, Parzyck, Olson and Strawasell placed seventh to qualify in the final race of the meet in a time of 3:33.93.

The top eight finishers vie for section titles Saturday. Swimmers finishing in ninth through 16th place advance to the B finals.

Diving will be held in its entirety Saturday.

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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