Swim and Dive: Alexandria boys dominate in first meet of the season

Alexandria won all the events and had multiple high finishes in its meet against Fergus Falls.

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Alexandria's Logan Tung swims during the 200 medley relay on Dec. 20, 2022. Tung along with Eric Peterson, Cooper Running and Andrew Crowser, won the race and helped Alexandria win the meet 114-68.
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ALEXANDRIA - The Alexandria boys swimming and diving team began its season in dominant fashion as it won all events in its first meet of the season against Fergus Falls. Alexandria won 114-69 at home on Tuesday.

Alexandria’s teams of Eric Peterson, Logan Tung, Cooper Running and Andrew Crowser won the 200 medley relay while Erik Reineke, Adison Newman, Running and Tung won the 200 freestyle, and Reineke, Crowser, Newman and Peterson won the 400 freestyle relay.

In the individual events, Tung won the 50 freestyle, Running won the 200 IM and 500 freestyle, Kyler Kavanagh won the 1-meter dive (218.55), Peterson won the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke, while Reineke won the 100 freestyle and the 200 freestyle.

The Cardinals are now 1-0 this season. The Cardinals' next meet comes after winter break, as its next competition is on the road at Sartell-St. Stephen on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at 6 p.m.

Alexandria - 114, Fergus Falls - 69


ALEXANDRIA TOP-FIVE FINISHERS - 200 MEDLEY RELAY - Eric Peterson, Logan Tung, Cooper Running, Andrew Crowser, 1st, 1:47.01; Cayden Abell, Andy Wacek, Logan Rott, Christian Reed, 4th, 2:02.32; 200 FREESTYLE - Erik Reineke, 1st, 1:58.58; Luke Christenson, 3rd; Gavin Peterson, 4th, 2:16.53; 200 IM - Cooper Running, 1st, 2:17.78; Andy Wacek, 3rd, 2:25.55; Carson Baumgartner, 5th, 2:44.87; 50 FREESTYLE - Logan Tung, 1st, 23.45; Andrew Crowser, 3rd, 25.46; Adison Newman, 4th, 25.67; 1-METER DIVE - Kyler Kavanagh, 1st, 218.55; Krew Muscha, 2nd, 157.20; Jackson Bertram, 3rd, 153.75; 100 BUTTERFLY - Eric Peterson, 1st, 56.81; Luke Christenson, 4th, 1:07.32; Adison Newman, 5th, 1:09.94; 100 FREESTYLE - Erik Reineke, 1st, 52.46; Gavin Peterson, 5th, 1:01.09; 500 FREESTYLE - Cooper Running, 1st, 5:35.84; Mark Meece, 3rd, 6:15.72; 200 FREESTYLE RELAY - Erik Reineke, Adison Newman, Cooper Running, Logan Tung, 1st, 1:39.09; Andy Wacek, Zachary Iverson, Gavin Peterson, Luke Christenson, 3rd, 1:49.94; Tony Olson, Camden Kosters, Sam Kalina, Ethan Mellgren, 5th, x2:05.33; 100 BACKSTROKE - Eric Peterson, 1st, 58.40; Mark Meece, 4th, 1:08.53; Cayden Abell, 5th, 1:09.68; 100 BACKSTROKE - Logan Tung, 1st 1:05.15; Andy Wacek, 3rd, 1:15.40; 400 FREESTYLE RELAY - Erik Reineke, Andrew Crowser, Adison Newman, Eric Peterson, 1st, 3:46.16; Luke Christenson, Zachary Iverson, Mark Meece, Gavin Peterson, 4th, 4:16.44

Sam Stuve covers a variety of sports in the Douglas County area. He also is assigned to do some news stories as well.
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