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Algona Area Swimmers Fall In Double Dual

By Staff | Sep 20, 2017

ALGONA?- The Algona Area Swim team came up short in a double dual last Monday evening, falling to Boone by a n 84-13 score and then falling to Spencer by a 75-22 score at the Algona Family YMCA.

In the dual against the Toreadors of Boone, Boone would finish first and second in every event except for the 100 meter breaststroke, where Algona’s Madison Valen was second in 1:23.29.

Against Spencer, Cheyanne Fries would earn a second place finish in the 50 meter freestyle event in :28.19, while Kirsten Natterstad was second in the 500 freestyle in 6:52.67 and Ellie Salvatore was second in the 200 individual Medley in 3:15.36. Madison Valen was also second in the 100 breaststroke.

Alexa Gilbert was third in the 100 breaststroke in 1:25.80 and Abby White was third in the500 freestyle in 7:02.45.

“For the second meet in a row, the girls showed a lot of improvement in their times,”?noted Algona Coach Jim Fisher. “There was improvement in 24 of 40 event this meet, and in some cases, up to six seconds in various events.”