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2023 Girls Swimming and Diving Day 2 Recap

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2023 - 11:02 PM

Monticello captured the fastest time in four Class A events in the swimming preliminaries of the 2023 Girls Swim and Dive State Meet. In Class AA, Minnetonka had the best preliminary time in five events.

The Class A finals are scheduled for noon on Nov. 18 and the Class AA finals will follow at 6 p.m. The meet is held at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.  

Class A

The Monticello Magic took the lead in four events during the Class A swimming preliminaries.

Ninth-grader Adalynn Biegler led the way for Monticello. She returns to defend her title in both the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle and turned in the fastest times in both events. Biegler swam the 50 in 23.03 and the 100 in 51.10. She also swam the first leg in both the 200 medley relay (1:46.84) and the 200 freestyle relay (1:36.69). The Magic also had the two best prelim times in those races.

In addition to Biegler, senior Catherine Dueck of Mound Westonka/Holy Family also had the fastest preliminary time in two events. Dueck turned in a 2:04.80 in the 200 individual medley and a 1:03.73 in the 100 breaststroke.

Class AA

Minnetonka looks strong after posting the fastest preliminary times in all three relays and two individual events. The Skippers are the defending champions in the 200 medley relay (1:44.03) and 400 freestyle relay (3:27.40). They also posted the best prelim time in the 200 freestyle relay (1:36.05).

Minnetonka junior Annabelle Wentzel was the only individual to post the fastest time in two races. She finished in the top spot in both the 100 butterfly (54.65) and the 100 backstroke (55.19). Wentzel also swims on the 200 medley and 400 freestyle relay teams.

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