The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta boys’ swimming and diving team had several swimmers place at the Western Regionals Thursday, Feb. 7 at Sauk Centre.
The 200 medley relay team of Vaughn Dieter, Tanner Larson, Andrew Messner, and Dalton Pieske finished in fifth place with a time of 2:26.46.
In the 200 freestyle Roy Reese swam a season-best time of 1:57.80 for third place.
In the 50 freestyle Brett Blom had a new personal-best time of 55.06 (a 30-second time cut from his first meet of season), J. P. Perillo had a time of 31.48, Isaak Kolstad swam a 35.30, Jacob Johnson finished in 32.48, Andrew Messner had a 32.11, Dalton Pieske swam a 31.26, and Tanner Larson had a time of 30.12.
In the 100 freestyle Perillo swam a 1:14.41, Messner finished in 1:16.24, Johnson had a time of 1:11.82, and Dieter recorded a season-best time of 1:00.07 for an eighth-place finish.
Roy Reese took fifth place in the 500 freestyle- with a time of 5:36.08.
The 200 freestyle relay team of Larson, Johnson, Pieske, and Kolstad finished in fifth place with a time of 2:14.45.
Dieter swam a season-best time of 1:08.66 for a seventh-place finish in the 100 backstroke.
Kolstad finished the 100 breast stroke with a time of 1:43.44.
The 400 freestyle relay team of Reese, Messner, Johnson, and Dieter took fifth place with a time of 4:24.77.