Jaws start season strongThe Jamestown Jaws youth swimming team had had a strong start to their summer season. The Jaws had 11 swimmers qualify for state at the meet held last weekend in Bismarck. As a team, they placed sixth out of eight.
By: Sun Staff, The Jamestown Sun
The Jamestown Jaws youth swimming team had had a strong start to their summer season.
The Jaws had 11 swimmers qualify for state at the meet held last weekend in Bismarck. As a team, they placed sixth out of eight.
Cody Lange accounted for the team’s two victories, taking top honors in both the 200 backstroke and 100 breaststroke. He also earned runner-up status in the 200 breaststroke, 50 backstroke and 400 free. He also added a third in the 50 free.
Six other Jaws team members had runner-up finishes: Andy Oslund (800 free), Grant Curtis (1500 free), Malik Krahler (200 free), Ryder Koch (50 breaststroke), Grace Babinski (800 free), Chea Baugh (100 free) and Malik Krahler (200 free).
Third-place efforts were turned in by Hunter Boehm (1500 free), Cayden Hare (100 back), Curtis (800 free) and Madisen Prasek (50 fly, 100 fly).
Two Jaws girls relay teams won races.
In the 400 medley, Pressley Washburn, Jessica Ibes, Prasek and Brittany Frank earned top honors. Ela Babinski, Ibes, Frank and Prasek teamed to win the 400 free relay.
Four Jaws boys relay teams placed third.
Lange, Curtis, Tyler Bjorgaard and Boehm were third in the 200 free and 400 medley.
Hare, Curtis, Oslund and Boehm combined to come in fourth in both the 400 free and 200 medley relay.
The Jaws are back in action at a meet in Aberdeen June 15-17. The state meet will be held July 27-29 in Bismarck.