Packers compete in Section 1A swimming and diving prelims

Published 11:22 pm Thursday, February 23, 2012

Two of Austin’s divers are in great shape after competing in the Section 1A boys swimming and diving preliminaries at Inver Grove Heights Thursday.

After the first set of dives, Caleb Bentley is in second and Alec Anderson is in fourth. The top four divers after Saturday’s finals will advance to state.

In swimming, Austin’s Nick Brehmer put himself in a good position for Saturday’s finals when he took second in the 100-yard freestyle and third in the 100-yard freestyle.

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200-yard medley relay: Caleb Asay, Chris Brown, Seth Clasen, Jordan Bentley (ninth, 1:51.59)

200-yard freestyle: Nick Brehmer (third, 1:49.70); Craig Heimark (15th, 1:55.37)

200-yard individual medley: Ben Carroll (16th, 2:17.67)

50-yard freestyle: Ian Christopherson (10th, 24.09); Carson Hackel (12th, 24.18)

Diving: Caleb Bentley (second, 265.70); Alec Anderson (fourth, 252.50)

100-yard butterfly: Craig Heimark (10th, 58.54); Ben Caroll (13th, 1:00.58)

100-yard freestyle: Nick Brehmer (second, 49.79); Carson Hackel (16th, 53.79)

500-yard freestyle: Sawyer Myers (16th, 5:26.50)

200-yard freestyle relay: Craig Heimark, Ian Christopherson, Carson Hackel, Nick Brehmer (fifth, 1:34.98)

100-yard backstroke: Caleb Asay (16th, 1:05.24)

100-yard breaststroke: Alex Laury (13th, 1:08.47)

400-yard freestyle: Craig Heimark, Ian Christopherson, Carson Hackel, Nick Brehmer (sixth, 3:28.37)