Perham-New York Mills' McDonald season's first Iron Woman, team takes fifth in Park Rapids
Results from Perham-New York Mills girls swimming in Park Rapids.
Perham-New York Mills freshman Elle McDonald became the first swimmer on the team to become an Iron Woman this season.
At the Park Rapids, where Perham-New York Mills took fifth, McDonald swam in all eight individual events. She also cut off 27 seconds on her 100-yard butterfly and 19 seconds on her 100-yard breaststroke.
Melrose took first place as a team with 551.5 points. Sauk Centre (511.5), Park Rapids (464.5) Detroit Lakes (432.5) and Perham-New York Mills (239) rounded out the scores for all five teams at the meet. Here are the highlights from Perham-New York Mills swimmers, including eight section qualifying times:
PERHAM-NEW YORK MILLS- 239
DIVING- 2nd- Sophomore Brittney Lorentz (3rd), sophomore Avery McAllister (7th) and senior Madison Ruther; 200 MEDLEY RELAY- Junior Lucie Meyer, eighth-grader Taylor Ziemke, senior Irene Mursu and freshman Elle McDonald (5th); Junior Kaydi Mursu, 7th-grader Megan Galbrecht, eighth-grader Maggie Vickmark and junior Josi Mindermann (10th); 200 FREE- I. Mursu (8th, section qualifier), junior Lucy Schultz (13th section qualifier) and Vickmark (15th, 17-second cut, section qualifier) 200 IM- Ziemke (5th, 18-second cut, section qualifier) and senior Jasmyn Olson (17th);50 FREE- Mindermann (16th), Galbrecht (17th, two-second cut), eighth-grader Jaelyn Rodewald (18th, one-second cut and eighth-grader Madison Lohse; 100 FLY- I. Mursu (7th, section qualifier), Schultz (13th, section qualifier), McDonald (14th, 27-second cut) and freshman Molly Meyer (18th, six-second cut); 100 FREE- K. Mursu (11th), Lohse (18th, three second cut)and sophomore Madeleine Lamb (19th); 500 FREE- Vickmark (14th, 37-second cut, section qualifier), Mindermann (18th, three-second cut) and Galbrecht (19th); 200 FREE RELAY- McDonald, L. Meyer, M. Meyer and Schultz (6th); Olson, Lohse, Galbrecht and K. Mursu (10th); 100 BACK- Ziemke (11th, five-second cut, section qualifier), Olson (18th), Lamb (19th, four-second cut) and Rodewald (20th); 100 BREASTROKE- McDonald (12th, 19-second cut), K. Mursu (13th), L. Meyer (15th), M. Meyer (16th); 400 FREE RELAY- I. Mursu, Schultz, M. Meyer and Ziemke (5th); Mindermann, Rodewald, Lamb, Vickmark (10th)