The diving preliminaries of the 2014 Class A state competition started yesterday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.
Gabi Sawyer qualified for the championship heat of the 100FLY following the preliminaries of the Class A swimming and diving competition.
The Lady Dutchmen had no others qualify for the championship heat. Rachael Kulzer will be swimming the consolation heat of the 200FS and 100FS races.
The 200FSR and 400FSR teams also qualified for the consolation heat.
Stefanie Rasmussen just missed the consolation heat of the 500FS and Jewell Budde ended her diving season in the preliminary round.
More information will appear in the Nov. 19 issue of the Melrose Beacon.
The Lady Dutchmen advance 24 swimmers to the Section 6A finals tomorrow at Morris. The final round of swmming begins at 3 p.m. Diving begins at 11 a.m. when the divers take the first eight of their 11 dives. The final three dives will be taken during following the 50FS finals. The top three divers will advance to the state competition.
Swimmers qualify for state by either
1) Finishing first or second in an individual race or members of a first or second place relay team; or
2) By swimming in the section consolation or championship heat and meeing the state cut time.
Melrose fell 3-0 to Rocori in the Section 6AA championship this afternoon at St. Joseph. Game scores were 25-15, 25-17 and 25-23. More information appears in the Nov. 5 issue of the Melrose Beacon. For video scenes of the game go to http://youtu.be/rtDpGichcAI
Melrose fell 30-15 to New London-Spicer this evening in the 6AAA championship in St. Cloud.