Austin boys take seventh in Class ‘A’ ‘true team’ state swimming meet

Published 9:54 pm Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Packers finished in seventh place out of 12 teams at the Class ‘A’ ‘true team’ state swimming and diving meet in the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis Saturday.

Austin finished with a team score of 1,338.5 points and St. Thomas Academy took first with a score of 2,436 points.

Austin’s Ian Christopherson took second in the 50-yard freestyle, Alec Anderson took third in diving, Craig Heimark took second in the 100-yard freestyle and third in the 200-yard freestyle, Seth Clasen took sixth in the 100-yard butterfly and Sawyer Myers took seventh in the 500-yard freestyle

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The Austin 200-yard freestyle relay team of Heimark, Seth Clasen, Myers and Ian Christopherson took third and the 400-yard freestyle relay team of Heimark, Isaac Christopherson, Myers and Ian Christopherson took first.


200-medley relay: Ben Walker, Matthew Knoll, Seth Clasen, Ben Carroll (13th, 1:49.11)

200-freestyle: Craig Heimark (third, 1:50.12); Isaac Christopherson (11th, 1:54.66)

50-freestyle: Ian Christopherson (second, 22.57)

Diving: Alec Anderson (third, 379.45)

100-butterfly: Seth Clasen (sixth, 57.25); Ben Walker (11th, 58.67); Ben Carroll (12th, 58.74)

100-freestyle: Craig Heimark (second, 49.47); Ian Christopherson (sixth, 51.21)

500-freestyle: Sawyer Myers (seventh, 5:12.66); Isaac Christopherson (11th, 5:15.15)

200-freestyle relay: Craig Heimark, Seth Clasen, Sawyer Myers, Ian Christopherson (third, 1:32.17)

100-backstroke: Ben Walker (20th, 1:03.16)

100-breastroke: Andrew Baker (26th, 1:12.59)

400-freestyle: Craig Heimark, Isaac Christopherson, Sawyer Myers, Ian Christopherson (fourth, 3:25.35)