East Ridge girls swimming & diving: Raptors fall to RoyalsAlyssa Kong took two first-place finishes as the East Ridge girls swimming and diving team lost to neighboring Woodbury, 94-84, on Tuesday, Oct. 27.
By: Tom Carothers, Bulletin Newspapers, South Washington County Bulletin
Alyssa Kong took two first-place finishes as the East Ridge girls swimming and diving team lost to neighboring Woodbury, 94-84, on Tuesday, Oct. 27.
The Raptors junior claimed 12 points individually for her team with wins in the 100- and 200-yard freestyle events, while teaming with Rachel Treadway, Meredith Ubel and Melanie Rabino in finishing second in the 200-yard freestyle relay for another four points.
Kong won the 100 in a time of 56.16 seconds and took top honors in the 200 with a swim of 2 minutes, 1.35 seconds.
Kong, Treadway, Rabino and Ubel also won the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:54.41, however, Woodbury swam the event as an exhibition after already clinching the dual meet victory.
Ubel, an eighth-grader, placed second in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:04.43, while Rabino was runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:34.19.
ERHS divers Jenna Karrow (233.45 points) and Bailee Meyer (224.85) took third and fourth, respectively, off the 1-meter board.
Results from East Ridge’s dual meet against Suburban East Conference rival Cretin-Derham Hall on Thursday, Oct. 29 were not available. The Raptors host Mound-Westonka in a non-conference meet on Thursday, Nov. 5 at Woodbury Middle School.
The East Ridge junior varsity swim/dive squad fell 158-13 to Woodbury. Eighth-grade diver Kelly McKenzie earned the Raptors JV their highest placing by taking third off the 1-meter board with a score of 154.70. Freshman Samantha Lindquist took third in the 100-yard freestyle in 1:08.39.
The Suburban East Conference junior varsity meet will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 9:00 a.m. at Stillwater Junior High School.