Swimming: Elks repel Coon Rapids 102-78

Tia Volkers churned toward second place in the 500 behind a Coon Rapids swimmer. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

 

The Elk River swimmers won nine of 12 events on the way to a 102-78 home victory over Coon Rapids on Tuesday evening.

Event winners were Jessica Young (200 free, backstroke), Courtney Grunewald (medley and butterfly), Anna Huss (diving), Ali Schwab (100 free, breastroke) and the medley and 200 free relays.

Shannon Schlee placed third in the breaststroke. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

Samantha Starke took the 50 and 500 freestyles for the Cardinals, who also won the 400 free relay.

Next for the Elks (3-2) is the Cambridge-Isanti Invitational on Saturday.

 

Elk River 102, Coon Rapids 78

 

200 medley relay — (1) Elks: Jessica Young, Allison Schwab, Courtney Grunewald, Taylor Odegard, 1:57.31

200 freestyle — (1) Young 2:04.53 (2) Lydia Weiler, CR, 2:10.06 (3) Allison Sterneman, ER, 2:10.19

200 individual medley — (1) Grunewald 2:18.53 (2) Tia Volkers, ER, 2:30.83 (3) Anya Larson, ER, 2:32.84

50 freestyle — (1) Samantha Starke, CR, 25.77 (2) Odegard 26.73 (3) Joleen Baker, ER, def 27.44

Diving — (1) Anna Huss, ER, 162.45 (2) Nicole Kuphal, CR, 129.55 (3) Catherine Manion, CR, 124.85

100 butterfly — (1) Grunewald 1:00.88 (2) Weiler 1:05.71 (3) Brittany DeValk, ER, 1:10.95

100 freestyle — (1) Schwab 56.32 (2) Camille Perkins, CR, 59.47 (3) Sterneman 59.94

Taylor Odegard placed fourth in the backstroke. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

500 freestyle — (1) Starke 5:29.908 (2) Volkers 5:48.49 (3) Marin Hayes, ER, 5:55.79

200 freestyle relay — (1) Elks: Schwab, Baker, Sterneman, Odegard, 1:46.83

100 backstroke — (1) Young  1:05.70 (2) Emma Johnson, ER, 1:10.61 (3) Samantha Ness, CR, 1:10.97

100 breaststroke — (1) Schwab 1:12.33 (2) DeValk 1:17.01 (3) Shannon Schlee, ER, 1:20.14

400 freestyle relay — (1) Cardinals: Perkins, Stephany Rhodes, Arianna Giorgi, Ness, 4:12.49

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