Boys Swim and Dive State Meet scheduled for this weekend
Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 1:57 PM
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. --- The 2021 State Boys’ Swimming & Diving Meet is scheduled for March 3-5 at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. Here is a look at the meet:
Online Program: Posted at https://www.mshsl.org/state-tournament-programs-2021-2022
Social media: Follow the tournament on the League’s Facebook page and on Twitter at @MSHSL and @MSHSLjohn
Schedule, Ticket Information and Results: Posted at https://www.mshsl.org/sports-and-activities/swimming-diving-boys
Class A Preview
Breck/Blake looks poised to win its sixth consecutive team title. The Breck/Blake squad returns champions in four individual events and two relays.
In the 200 medley relay, Breck/Blake returns as the four-time defending champion with the fastest qualifying time of 1:32.41. Breck/Blake also returns in search of more gold in the 200 freestyle relay with the best qualifying time of 1:26.67.
Two Breck/Blake swimmers return in two individual events. James Pan will defend his title in both the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke. Pan owns the best qualifying time of 1:50.68 in the individual medley, but teammate Charlie Egeland holds the honor in the breaststroke (55.69).
Charlie Crosby of Breck/Blake is the final returning champion from that program. He returns as the two-time defending champion in both the 50 freestyle and the 100 backstroke. Crosby also owns the best qualifying time in both events; he comes in at 20.30 in the freestyle and 48.20 in the backstroke.
Storm Opdahl of Chisago Lakes and Nico Losinski of Simley round out the Class A list of returning champions. Opdahl is looking for this third consecutive 1-meter diving crown, and Losinski is in the hunt for this third consecutive title in the 500 freestyle.
Class AA Preview
The Edina Hornets, who are not returning any defending champions to this year’s event, are looking for their fourth consecutive team championship.
Hastings’ Luke Logue is the only returning individual champion. He is looking for his second consecutive championship in the 100 backstroke. Logue also comes in with the fastest qualifying time of 49.23.
Chaska/Chanhassen enters this year’s meet as the two-time defending champion in both the 200 freestyle relay and the 400 freestyle relay. Edina has the best qualifying time of 1:24.79 in the 200 race and Eden Prairie has the fastest qualifying time of 3:06.85 in the 400 event.
Eden Prairie is the final returning relay champion. The Eagles won the 200 medley race in 2021, but Edina holds this year’s best qualifying time of 1:38.84.
For past tournament results and historical information, please visit bit.ly/21BSwimArchive.