The Melrose Lady Dutchmen won three of the six vaulting medals at the state tournament Saturday as Kayla Austing (left) finished third, Camryn Brinkman (third from right) took fourth and Greta Klaphake sixth. Mady Brinkman (right photograph, left side) tied with Jada Olsen of Perham from first place on the bars. Austing was also fourth and the beam, fifth on the floor and fourth all-around. Mady Brinkman finished third on the beam and fifth all-around. Video can be seen at https://youtu.be/cK38THDj3co
MSC Fusion had number of people qualify for state next week Swimming in the state meet will be:
Isaac Schreiner: 200MR, 100FS, 100BK, and 400FSR.
Dylan Fleischhacker: 200MR, 100BT.
Kenny Warzecha: 200MR, 50FS, 100FLY, 400FSR.
Spencer Van Beck: 200MR, 500FS. 400FSR.
Nathan Douvier: 400FSR
Warzecha, voted Section swimmer of the year, won the 100FLY and 50FS
Antonio Ortz, 106 and Jordan Winter, 132, won their division and qualified for the state tournament this coming weekend in St. Paul. Winter is making his third trip to state.
Others placing well were: Luke Glasener, 152, fifth; Bryce Stalboerger, 170, fifth; Roberto Raya, 195, fourth; Sam Sjorgren, 285, fourth.