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The Cardinals boys' swimming and diving team captured the Section 5A team title Saturday and will be sending 10 athletes to the State Class A meet. Members of the team include (back, left to right) Kyle Pietrowski, Chad Blank, Riley Maanum, Max Jacobson, Brandon McCormick, Elliot Jacobson, Ben Tollefson, Mark Kallevig, Preston ?Bowden, Jackson Grove, Henri Santelman, Brady Wolkow, (front) Zac Bartolomeo, Kris Aaseng, Eric Moe, Kyle Blank, Jake Strand, Aaron Pietrowski, Sean Norheim, Gage Winger, Jordan W...

Section 5A swimming and diving: Cardinal boys are champs

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The Alexandria swimmers have gotten better as the season has gone along, and saved their best for the most important meet of the season, capturing a section title for the first time since 2006.


The Cards outswam everyone in the Section 5A championships in Bemidji Saturday, and earned State Class A berths for 10 individuals along the way and will be represented at state in all 11 races.

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