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Park girls swimming & diving: Wolfpack sunk by Mounds View, Red Wing

The Park girls swimming and diving team lost a pair of meets last week.

The Wolfpack fell 108-70 to Suburban East Conference foe Mounds View on Thursday, Sept. 19 and lost a close non-conference meet to Red Wing, 93-88, on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Mounds View, one of the conference’s top teams, won every event, took first, second and third in seven events and mathematically won the meet with three events remaining.

In the meet, Park’s Tiana Cachuela finished in third place in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 27.21 seconds. Additionally, Park’s Maddy McNearney was fourth in the 50 free (27.57). Cachuela was also fourth in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5 minutes, 48.31 seconds.

Also, Park’s Peyton Adams earned fourth in the 200-yard freestyle (2:18.31), Hannah Munson earned fourth for Park in the 200-yard individual medley (2:42.40) and was fourth in the 100-yard freestyle (1:03.89) and Anastasia Davis-Dunbar placed fourth in the 100-yard butterfly (1:24.79).

In relays, Park’s 200-yard medley relay “A” team of Adams, Cachuela, Munson and McNearney earned third place with a time of 2:11.46. Mounds View won the event (1:57.17).

In the diving competition, Park’s Sarah Schank earned second place with a score of 197.40. Sarah LaBrosse finished in third place for the Wolfpack with 170.90 points. Mounds View’s Kylie Kuether won the event (231.40).

Against Red Wing, Park took first in four events, second in five events and third in five events, but the Wingers mathematically clinched the meet with two events left.

Cachuela won two events in the Red Wing meet – the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly and helped Park’s 400-yard freestyle relay team take first place. Cachuela swam a time of 2:09.02 in the 200 free and a time of 1:03.95 in the 100 fly.

The Wolfpack’s 400-yard freestyle relay team of Cachuela, Adams, Sarah Forthun and Davis-Dunbar earned first place with a time of 4:17.97, beating Red Wing’s “A” team, which had a time of 4:24.16.

LaBrosse won the diving competition, scoring a 143.85. The Wolfpack’s Allie Minogue was second in the event with 132.20 points.

In other events, Park’s Adams earned second in the 200 IM (2:36.27) and was second in the 100-yard backstroke (1:15.58), Kaelyn Foster was third in the 500-yard freestyle (6:38.84), Forthun earned third in the 100 backstroke (1:16.72), Munson placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:23.86), Katie Shogren placed third in the 200-yard freestyle (2:27.36) and Park’s team of Munson, Julia Quinn, Adams and Forthun took third place in the 200-yard medley relay (2:18.88).

Prior last week’s two meets, Park fell 105-76 to Forest Lake in an SEC contest back on Sept. 12.

Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
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