Swimmers complete dual meet schedule

New Prague’s Jillian Weichert competes in the 100 butterfly during a recent swim meet. (Photo by Rob Luekow) 

The New Prague Trojan swim and dive team competed in their final two dual meets of the season last week, losing at St. Peter and at home to Delano.

The Trojans are now preparing for the Wright County Conference meet, which they will host for the first time at the New Prague Aquatic Center on Saturday, Oct. 27. Diving begins at 10 a.m. and swimming at 1 p.m. The conference JV meet will be held Monday, Oct. 22, at Dassel-Cokato.

Saints 97 , Trojans 84 The Trojans travelled to St. Peter and lost a dual meet to the host Saints, 97-84 on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Highlights for the Trojans included Alli Foust winning the JV 200 Freestyle in 2 minutes, 24.97 seconds, Julie Basset winning the JV 50 Free in 28.9 and Bailey

Newman winning the Varsity 50 Free in 27.8. Newman showed her versatility, also winning the Varsity 500 Free with a time of 5:44.77.

Ellen Popple had a strong showing in diving, winning the Varsity event with 179.85 points.

Alex Resop won the JV 100 butterfly in 1:18.97, while Morgan Larson won the JV 100 backstroke in 1:19.35.

Coach Tracy Torgerson noted that...

To see more on this story pick up the October 18, 2018 print edition of The New Prague Times. 

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