Tiger swimming season begins in Fergus Falls
Morris Area boys' swimming and diving team opened the season Saturday at the Fergus Falls invite.
This season the Tigers are being coached by Anita Nelson.
Roy Reese made the section cut in two events. He took third place in both the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:01.92 and the 500-yard freestyle with time of 5:50.76.
Vaughn Dieter had a section qualifying time in the 100-yard backstroke, placing fourth with a time of 1:10.14. In the 100-yard freestyle Dieter placed 11th with a time of 1:01.15.
Peter Erickson swam a new personal-best time in the 100-yard freestyle, placing 15th with a time of 1:04.82.
Tanner Larson placed 24th in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 1:15.90.
Owen Erickson placed 23rd in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 31.70 and 26th in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 1:18.66.
Dalton Pieske placed 26th in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 32.60.
Joao Pedro Perillo swam the 50-yard freestyle and finished in 34.20.
Brett Blom swam the 50-yard freestyle in 1:19.14.
Jacob Just placed 51st in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 43.44.
Andrew Messner placed 17th in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:34.48.
The 200 medley relay team took 13th place with a time of 2:22.19. The team included Dieter (back), Larson (breast), Messner (fly), and Peter Erickson (free).
The 200 Freestyle A relay took 9th place with a time of 1:58.88. The team includes Reese, Messner, Larson, and Peter Erickson.
The 200-yard Freestyle B relay finished in 12th place with a time of 2:23.16. The team includes Just, Pieske, Perillo, and Owen Erickson.
The 400 Freestyle Relay finished in eighth place with a time of 4:24.97. The team includes Reese, Messner, Peter Erickson, and Dieter.