Tiger Sharks warm up for state meetin in A/BC regional in Fergus Falls
The Morris Tiger Sharks traveled to Fergus Falls on Tuesday for the Northern Lights Swim Association A/B/C Finals.
In this last regional meet, before the state level championships begin, seven Tiger Shark swimmers competed in 26 individual events, they achieved 14 official time standard finishes according to the 2008 Minnesota Time Standards which rank times for different age and gender categories as Champ, A, B and C times.
The also achieved 10 first place, 6 second place, and 3 third place finishes. Also, six Tiger Shark swimmers received medallions or trophies for overall point totals.
In the boy's 9-10 year old category, Bryce Schmidgall received the second place C level medallion in overall point total. He swam the 50 and 100 yard freestyle events in times of 58.24 and 2:08.63. Also, in the 50 yard breaststroke and backstroke events, he swam for times of 1:34.31 and 1:03.26.
In the girl's 11- 12 year old category, Erin Rudstrom swam for a time of 42.90 in the 50 yard freestyle. In the 50 and 100 yard breaststroke events, she came in with times of 1:07.97 and 2:25.00. Brenna Monroe received the third place C level medallion in overall point total in this category. She swam for three C times in the 50 yard freestyle, 50 yard breaststroke, and the 100 yard breaststroke with times of 36.29, 45.84, and 1:40.53, respectively. Brenna also swam the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 9:26.49.
In the girl's 13-14 yard old category, Hannah Berg received the third place B level trophy in overall point total. She swam for two B times in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle events with times of 32.43 and 1:12.15. She also swam for two C times in the 200 and 500 yard freestyle events with times of 2:35.23 and 7:10.97. In the boy's 13-14 yard old category, Carter Rudstrom received the second place C level medallion for overall point total. He finished the 50 yard freestyle with a C time of 35.29 and then came in with times of 1:59.42 and 1:45.23 in the 100 yard breaststroke and 100 yard IM events. Gage Anderson received the third place B level trophy in overall point total. He swam for two C times in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle events with times of 31.33 and 1:09.19. He also came in with a time of 1:37.92 in the 100 yard butterfly and a 2:59.72 in the 200 yard freestyle.
In the boy's 15-16 year old category, Stefan Lemke received the first place B level trophy for overall point total. He swam for Champ times of 23.60 and 50.81 in the 50 and 100 yard freestyle events. He then came in with a 2:07.21 B time in the 200 yard freestyle and an A time of 5:14.79 in the 500 yard freestyle.