Alexandria gets ninth straight dual win by breezing past Willmar

The Cardinals improve to 9-0 in duals as they win 11 of the 12 events.

Alexandria's Lauren Hornstein dives in a dual against Little Falls on Aug. 26, 2021. Hornstein won the diving competition against Willmar on Tuesday night with 192.60 points as she was part of 11 wins for her team. (Eric Morken / Alexandria Echo Press)

Another day, another easy win for the Alexandria girls swimming and diving team.

The Cardinals improved to 9-0 in duals after cruising to a 111-70 win over Willmar on Tuesday night. Alexandria won 11 of the 12 events as this team showcased top-end talent and depth that has secured an undefeated season to this point.


ALEXANDRIA TOP-THREE FINISHES - 200-MEDLEY RELAY - Sidney Johnson, Jisella Haskamp, Brooklyn Millward, Hattie Galloway - first, 1:58.02; Rayna Holm, Emma Bugher, Aleah Dokter, Julia Wilmesmeier - second, 2:03.79; 200 FREESTYLE - Brooklyn Millward - first, 2:06.15; Summer Overland - second, 2:10.43; Alaina Guenther - third, 2:11.24; 200 IM - Emma Bugher - second, 2:25.46; Rayna Holm - third, 2:35.59; 50 FREESTYLE - Hattie Galloway - first, 25.60; Grace Urke - third, 26.84; DIVING - Lauren Hornstein - first, 192.60; 100 BUTTERFLY - Jisella Haskamp - first, 1:04.02; Millward - second, 1:06.44; 100 FREESTYLE - Alaina Guenther - first, 57.65; Urke - second, 58.68; Wilmesmeier - third, 59.70; 500 FREESTYLE - Hattie Galloway - first, 5:49.37; Morgan Stangler - third, 6:25.14; 200 FREESTYLE RELAY - Guenther, Sara Avanzi, Overland, Urke - first, 1:48.39; Johnson, Stangler, Aleah Dokter, Galloway - third, 1:50.96; 100 BACKSTROKE - Sidney Johnson - first, 1:06.77; Holm - second, 1:09.21; 100 BREASTSTROKE - Jisella Haskamp - first, 1:12.19; Emma Bugher - third, 1:13.87; 400 FREESTYLE RELAY - Guenther, Holm, Millward, Haskamp - first, 3:59.41; Wilmesmeier, Overland, Urke, Bugher - second, 4:01.85


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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