Packer swimmers cruise past AL in opener

Published 11:22 pm Thursday, December 8, 2011

The Austin boys swimming and diving team opened its season with a 91-79 win at Albert Lea Friday.

The Packers had the top finisher in 11 of the 12 events.

Austin junior Nick Brehmer took first in the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyles, freshman Sawyer Myers took first in the 200-yard individual medley, junior Carson Hackel took first in the 50-yard freestyle, senior Caleb Bentley took first in diving, eighth grader Craig Heimark took first in the 100-yard butterfly, sophomore Ian Christopherson won the 500-yard freestyle, and junor Chris Brown took first in the 100-yard breaststroke.

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The 200-yard medley relay team of Hackel, Brown, Heimark, and Jordan Bentley took first, the 200-yard freestyle team of Heimark, Christopherson, Brown and Brehmer took first and the 400-yard freestyle team of Brehmer, Christopherson, Jordan Bentley and Hackel took first.


200-medley relay: Carson Hackel, Chris Brown, Craig Heimark, Jordan Bentley (first, 1:56.86); Joshua Snee, Tanner Conway, Ben Carroll, Andrew Allas (second, 2:14.03)

200-yard freestyle: Nick Brehmer (first, 1:55.37); Ian Christopherson (second, 2:06.31); Joe Johnson (2:12.05)

200-yard individual medley: Sawyer Myers (first, 2:28.49); Chris Brown (second, 2:30.81); Caleb Asay (third, 2:31.19)

50-yard freestyle: Carson Hackel (first, 25.24); Jordan Bentley (second, 25.32); Jacob Legried (fourth, 26.37)

Diving: Caleb Bentley (first, 208.55); Alec Anderson (second, 176.35); Courtland Healey (fifth, 102.10)

100-butterfly: Craig Heimark (first, 1:03.20); Ben Caroll (second, 1:11.45); Seth Clasen (third, 1:12.03)

100-freestyle: Nick Brehmer (first, 52.14); Jordan Bentley (second, 57.01); Jacob Legried (fourth, 1:00.4)

500-freestyle: Ian Christopherson (first, 5:51.34); Sawyer Myers (second, 5:54.26); Caleb Asay (third, 5:59.71)

200-freestyle relay: Craig Heimark, Ian Christopherson, Chris Brown, Nick Brehmer (first, 1:39.07); Jacob Legried, Ben Carroll, Caleb Asay, Sawyer Myers (second, 1:49.09)

100-backstroke: Craig Heimark (second, 1:11.50); Carson Hackel (third, 1:12.99); Joe Johnson (fourth, 1:15.41)

100-breaststroke: Chris Brown (first, 1:13.97); Tanner Conway (fourth, 1:25.69)

400-yard freestyle relay: Nick Brehmer, Ian Christopher, Jordan Bentley, Carson Hackel (first, 3:46.48); Jacob Legried, Sawyer Myers, Caleb Asay, Joe Johnson (second, 3:57.13)