Swimmers Come Up Short At Boone
The Algona Area Girls High school swim team dropped a double duel at Boone on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Perry defeated Algona by a 59-39 margin in the first duel and in the nightcap, Boone defeated Algona 55-47.
Finishing second against Perry was the 200 medley relay team of Alyssa Williams, Abby Strohman, Maddie Stubbs and Erica Carlson, as well as the 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay teams with Alyssa Williams, Maddie Stubbs, Erica Carlson and Mackenzie Wilson on the 200 squad and Carlson, Casey Harms, Wilson and Leah Hamilton on the 400 free.
Individuals with second place finishes were Nicole Kenne in the 200 freestyle, Stubbs in both the 200 IM and 100 fly, Williams in the 100 back and Kenne won the 500 free.
Hamilton took third in the 200 free and Carlson took third in the 100 back.
Against Boone the 200 medley relay team took first place, Maddie Stubbs and Conner Yi went first and second in the 100 fly and Nicole Kenne claimed first in the 500 free.
Also taking first place finishes were Williams in the 100 back, Strohman in the 100 breast stroke and Justine Yeoman in the 100 free.
Shelby Brindley took third place in the diving event. . Emily McMahon took third in the 100 breaststroke as did Hamilton in the 200 free and Carlson in the 100 back.
“Overall on the night, every swimmer in an individual event had a season best varsity time as did the 400 free relay team,” noted Head Coach Jim Fisher.
The Algona Area Swim team drops to 1-3 on the season with the two losses.
The swimmers will host their lone home meet of the season this Thursday evening, Sept. 13, at the Algona Area YMCA, with action starting at 6:30 p.m.