Austin swimmers take sixth at ‘true team’ Section 1A meet

Published 9:05 pm Sunday, January 24, 2016

The Austin boys swimming and diving team took sixth out of nine teams at the Section 1A ‘true team’ meet in Bud Higgins Pool Saturday.

Austin’s Ben Walker took first in the 100-yard butterfly, the 200-yard freestyle relay team of Seth Clasen, Walker, Mitchell Mayer and Isaac Christopherson took second and the 400-yard freestyle relay team of Walker, Clasen, Mayer and Christopherson took second.

The Packers earned a Wild Card invite to the ‘true team’ state meet Jan. 30.

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200-medley relay: Kaleb Blaser, Zach Newman, Mitchell Mayer, Aaron Knoll (ninth, 1:53.37)

200-freestyle: Isaac Christopherson (fourth, 1:51.93); Ethan Thompson (14th, 2:01.27)

200-individual medley: Ben Walker (fifth, 2:13.41); Rafe Dolan-Peterson (14th, 2:25.59)

50-freestyle: Zach Newman (22nd, 25.30); Aaron Knoll (23rd, 25.40)

Diving: Riley Norton (seventh, 305.95); Jackson Marsh (14th, 182.50)

100-butterfly: Ben Walker (first, 55.01); Seth Clasen (third, 56.65); Mitchell Mayer (sixth, 58.30)

100-freestyle: Isaac Christopherson (second, 49.64); Aaron Knoll (26th, 57.58)

500-freestyle: Ethan Thompson (seventh, 5:20.34); Trey Myers (19th, 5:53.97)

200-freestyle relay: Seth Clasen, Ben Walker, Mitchell Mayer, Isaac Christopherson (second, 1:31.23); Zach Newman, Aaron Knoll, Brock Lawhead, Ethan Thompson (12th, 1:43.21)

100-backstroke: Kaleb Blaser (14th, 1:07.71); Jackson Marsh (26th, 1:15.90)

400-freestyle relay: Ben Walker, Seth Clasen, Mitchell Mayer, Isaac Christopherson (second, 3:22.93); Kaleb Blaser, Brock Lawhead, Rafe Dolan-Peterson, Ethan Thompson (13th, 3:49.65)