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Senior Kelsey Kratzke finished up her Yellowjacket career with her best finish at the Minnesota State Swimming and Diving meet. Her time of 1.10:43 was good for 16th place. Photo by Bob Williams.

Kratzke finishes career with best state finish

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In her final swim at the Minnesota Class A State Swimming and Diving Championships, Perham/New York Mills senior Kelsey Kratzke finished 16th in the 100-breaststroke at the University Aquatic Center in Minneapolis at the University of Minnesota.


The trip to the state meet was Kratzke's third.

Kratzke qualified in the preliminaries Friday in 15th place with a time of 1:09.72. She matched Anika Ellingson of Litchfield, with the same qualifying time.

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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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