Eight area swimmers travel to Aberdeen meet

Eight area swimmers travel to Aberdeen meet Eight members of the Vermillion Area Swim Team traveled to Aberdeen on June 18, 19 and 20 to participate in the Aberdeen Invitational. Over 200 swimmers attended from South Dakota and Minnesota.

Meet results are:

Girls 8 and under: Karissa Martin, first 50 back, third 50 free, 100 free, fifth 50 breast; Girls 11 and 12: Breean Solberg, second 200 free, fourth 100 free, 100 back, fifth 50 fly, 50 free, sixth 100 breast, eight 50 breast, 50 back;

Boys 11 and 12: Andrew Manning, first 50 back, 100 back, second 50 breast, 100 breast, 200 free, 400 free, third 200 IM, 100 free; Darren Martin, fifth 200 free, sixth 50 free, seventh 100 back, 100 free, eighth 50 back, 11th 50 breast; Boys 13 and 14 : Justin Manning, first 200 free, 400 free, 800 free, 100 back, 200 back, 200 IM, second 100 free, third 50 free; Boys 15 – 18: Ross Solberg, first 100 back, 100 free, 200 free, 50 free, 400 free, 200 breast, second 200 IM.

Competing and taking second place in the 11 – 12 year age coed relay were Darren Martin, Lori Pokela, Breean Solberg and Andrew Manning.

Over all high points were calculated at this meet. Receiving high point honors were Ross Solberg, first, Justin Manning, first, Andrew Manning, third, Tom Smith, third, Karissa Martin, fifth and Brean Solberg, sixth.

Swimmers from VAST look forward to being closer to home this coming weekend when they will swim in Yankton on Friday evening as well as Saturday and Sunday.

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