The Alexandria swimming and diving team improved to 8-1 this past Friday night as the Cardinals dominated another Central Lakes Conference opponent.
This time it was St. Cloud Tech that fell victim as Alexandria beat the Tigers 121-65. The Cardinals won nine of the 12 events, starting with the 200-medley relay team of Sidney Johnson, Grace Urke, Alaina Guenther and Brooklyn Millward winning in 1:59.15.
Julia Wilmesmeier got the individual wins started when she took the 200 freestyle in a time of 2:10.48. Hattie Galloway was next in line with a win in the 200 IM (2:19.62), and Grace Urke won the 50 freestyle in 26.98.
Lauren Hornstein led Alexandria in diving as she took third with 297.30 points. Tech’s Journey Bennett won the diving competition with 337.35 points.
Alaina Guenther led a 1-2-3 finish for the Cardinals in the 100 freestyle as she won in 57.97 seconds. She also joined up with Wilmesmeier, Jisella Haskamp and Galloway to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:45.36.
McKenna Horan added a win in the 100 backstroke (1:07.06), and Emma Bugher had the Cardinals’ final individual win by taking the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.95.
The foursome of Wilmesmeier, Millward, Haskamp and Galloway finished off the win by taking the 400 freestyle in 3:54.80. That was just in front of their teammates, Bugher, Johnson, Urke and Horan, who took second in 3:55.07.
ALEXANDRIA 121, ST. CLOUD TECH 65
ALEXANDRIA TOP-FIVE FINISHES - 200-MEDLEY RELAY - Sidney Johnson, Grace Urke, Alaina Guenther, Brooklyn Millward; McKenna Horan, Emma Bugher, Aleah Dokter, Summer Overland - third, 2:03.58; Anna Dokter, Allea Balcome, Zoe Solum, Miriam Anderson - fourth, 2:07.97; 200 FREESTYLE - Julia Wilmesmeier - first, 2:10.48; Millward - second, 2:10.57; Summer Overland - fourth, 2:12.75; 200 IM - Galloway - first, 2:19.62; Haskamp - third, 2:26.01; Solum - fifth, 2:31.75; 50 FREESTYLE - Urke - first, 26.98; Johnson - second, 27.06; Guenther - fifth, 27.19; DIVING - Lauren Hornstein - third, 297.30; Hannah Skillings - fourth, 260.10; 100 BUTTERFLY - Galloway - second, 1:05.27; Aleah Dokter - third, 1:06.32; Solum - fourth, 1:08.58; 100 FREESTYLE - Guenther - first, 57.97; Horan - second, 58.68; Johnson - third, 58.87; 500 FREESTYLE - Wilmesmeier - second, 5:56.18; Allea Balcome - third, 6:02.24; 200 FREESTYLE RELAY - Wilmesmeier, Guenther, Haskamp, Galloway - first, 1:45.36; Anna Dokter, Aleah Dokter, Balcome, Morgan Stangler - third, 1:55.77; Rayna Holm, Chelsey Weigel, Callie Taveirne, Amelia Lucken - fourth, 2:02.98; 100 BACKSTROKE - Horan - first, 1:07.06; Anna Dokter - second, 1:09.01; Weigel - fourth, 1:13.60; 100 BREASTSTROKE - Bugher - first, 1:13.95; Haskamp - second, 1:14.68; 400 FREESTYLE RELAY - Wilmesmeier, Millward, Haskamp, Galloway - first, 3:54.80; Bugher, Johnson, Urke, Horan - second, 3:55.07