Swimming: Elks strong in 8AA prelim round
The Elk River swimmers are poised for a run at the Section 8AA swimming title on Saturday after a good round of prelims on Friday at Alexandria.
Collin Krueger had the best prelim time in the 200 freestyle (1:49.34) with Andy Lee fourth. Kruger also leads in the 500 freestyle (5:02.52).
Friend Bechtel is first in the backstroke with 57.24 with Schwab in second. Friend is also second in the 100 free with Jacob Christy fifth.
Peter Schultz and Aaron Schwab were 2-3 in the IM, Dan Webster fifth in the 50, Webster and Casey Lee 4-5 in the butterfly,
The Elks had the best 200 freestyle relay prelim tim of 1:33.50 with Christy, Webster, Schultz and Krueger, The 400 free relay team is second and the medley relay is fourth.
The Elks have no divers entered.