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Alexandria keeps its unbeaten streak going with win at 15-team invite

Anthony Hoyt and Nicolas Welle shared the award as the top point scorers at the meet in Fargo.

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Anthony Hoyt

The Alexandria boys swimming and diving team showed off its depth on Saturday in a 15-team Battle of the Border Invite in Fargo, North Dakota.

The Cardinals had four athletes finish in the top 10 of overall point scorers at the meet. Anthony Hoyt and Nicolas Welle shared the High Point Award. Carter Holm added the fourth place high-point honor, while Logan Tung was seventh among the 89 total athletes who competed, representing both Minnesota and North Dakota.

Alexandria won the 200-medley relay with the team of Eric Peterson, Tung, Welle and Holm. The 200 freestyle team of Welle, Tung, Erik Reineke and Holm also won.

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Nicolas Welle

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Hoyt (200 free, 500 free) and Welle (50 free, 100 butterfly) each had two individual wins. Holm won the 100 freestyle and finished second behind Welle in the 50 free.

Tung placed second in the 200 IM and third in the 100 breaststroke. Cooper Running added a third-place finish in the 200 IM and was fifth in the 500 freestyle.

Reineke placed sixth in the 200 freestyle and fourth in the 100 freestyle. Kyler Kavanagh was second in diving. Caden Kavanagh placed third and Keaton Snitker was 12th in diving.
Peterson was seventh in the 100 butterfly and the 100 backstroke, and the 400 freestyle relay of Peterson, Running, Reineke, and Hoyt finished off the team win with a fourth-place finish.

Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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