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DETROIT LAKES -- The Lakers defeated the Perham/NY Mills boys swim team 95-88 with the Yellowjackets again suffering a loss due to no divers.

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Detroit Lakes gained 13 points for the top three dive finishes, which makes all the difference in a meet decided by only seven points.

The Yellowjackets got first place finishes from Ben Sullivan - 200-freestyle; Paul Swanson - 100-butterfly; Jayden Cullen - 500-freestyle; Zach Langendorfer - 100-breaststroke.

Sullivan was one of three Yellowjackets in the top five of the 200-free with teammates Billy Beseman finishing third and Chris Knutson fifth.

Luke Potts and Todd Brown joined Swanson in a top three sweep of the 100-fly.

Cullen destroyed the competition in the 500-free finishing in 5:15.95. His nearest competitor, teammate Jonathon Siira finished second in 6:12.51, nearly a minute back. Knutson was fourth.

Langendorfer had an easy time in the 100-back winning in a time of 1:06.46. DL's Michael Richter and Mark Murphy battled for second with times of 1:13.31 and 1:13.50 respectively.

Detroit Lakes swept the relay races.

Yellowjackets results

Perham at Detroit Lakes, Thursday, Jan. 24.

1. Detroit Lakes 95, 2. Perham 88.

Yellowacket event results --

200-yard medley relay: 1. Detroit Lakes 1:49.87; 2. Perham (Langendorfer, M. Murphy, Swanson, J. Cullen) 1:51.19; 3. Perham (Potts, Covington, Brown, P. Murphy) 2:02.16...

200 freestyle: 1. Ben Sullivan 2:05.96; 3. Billy Beseman 2:25.45; 5. Chris Knutson 2:30.00...

200 IM: 1. Jared Olson (DL) 2:14.47; 2. Mark Murphy 2:27.82; 3. Todd Brown 2:33.06; 4. Leighton Covington 2:42.84...

50 freestyle: 1. Carter Krengel (DL) 23.09; 3. Langendorfer 26.01; 4. Patrick Murphy 26.09; 6. Alexander Eggert 29.50...

100 butterfly: 1. Swanson 1:04.25; 3. Potts 1:07.11; 3. Brown 1:08.34....

100 freestyle: 1. Krengel (DL) 50.57; 3. P. Murphy 56.40; 4. Sullivan 57.36...

500 freestyle: 1. J. Cullen 5:15.95; 2. Jonathon Siira 6:12.51; 4. Knutson 6:52.20...

200 freestyle relay: 1. DL 1:40.15; 2. Perham (Langendorfer, Sullivan, M. Murphy, J. Cullen) 1:41.06; 3. Perham (Beseman, Potts, A. Cullen, Siira) 1:52.69...

100 backstroke: 1. Olson (DL) 1:02.29; 2. Potts 1:05.38; 3. Swanson 1:05.81; 5. Beseman 1:17.36...

100 breaststroke: 1. Langendorfer 1:06.46. 3. M. Murphy 1:13.50; 6. Eggert 1:23.66; 7. Covington 1:23.76...

400 freestyle relay: 1. Detroit Lakes 3:39.56; 2. Perham (Sullivan, Swanson, P. Murphy, J. Cullen) 3:51.56; 4. Perham (Brown, Siira, Eggert, Covington) 4:20.72.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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