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Nighthawks swimmers top several races

Keith Vandervort
Posted 9/16/20

BABBITT – The Northeast Range/Ely Nighthawks varsity girls swim team posted four first-place finishes and five second-place finishes but still fell 96-69 to Mesabi East last week. “The …

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Nighthawks swimmers top several races

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BABBITT – The Northeast Range/Ely Nighthawks varsity girls swim team posted four first-place finishes and five second-place finishes but still fell 96-69 to Mesabi East last week.
“The girls are doing a great job,” said Coach Cheri Debeltz. “Everyone swam some great races. We are happy with where the girls are at this point in the season.”
Lily Tedrick swam to a victory in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:20.03, outpacing ME swimmer Adeline Butzke who finished second in 2:25.81.
In the 200 freestyle relay, The Nighhawks’ team of Anna Larson, Kelly Thompson, Cedar Ohlhauser and Lily Tedrick took first place with a time of 2:01.20. Megan Dammann, Ava Sundell, McKenna Coughlin and Alice Wolter came in second with a time of 2:15.58 for NER/Ely.
In the 100 breaststroke, Evie Cavalier posted a time of 1:46.02 for a win.
The Nighthawks’ team of Lily Tedrick, Morgan McClelland, Cedar Olhauser and Kelly Thompson swam to first place with a time of 4:26.76 in the 400 freestyle relay, followed in second place by teammates Anna Larson, Alice Wolter, Emma Fedders and Esther Anderson with a time of 5:05.46.
In the 100 freestyle, Morgan McClelland posted a second-place time of 1:05.98, behind Mesabi East swimmer Lydia Skelton at 1:00.08.
Cedar Ohlhauser finished second in the 500 freestyle with a time of 6:49.47. Mesabi East’s Adrianna Sheets won the event in 6:31.17.
Siiri Hakala, Mesabi East, paced the 100 backstroke with a winning time of 1:09/88, followed by NER/Ely’s Morgan McClelland, 1:18.65.
The Nighthawks were set to host Denfeld on Thursday, Sept. 17. They travel to Chisholm on Thursday, Sept. 24.

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