FF girls take 2nd at home invitationalPublished 8:11am Monday, October 1, 2012
The Fergus Falls Otter girls were able to pick up a second place finish Saturday afternoon as they hosted the Otter Invitational.mostly
Visitation school, coached by Fergus Falls alum Nathan Linscheid, took top honors with a score of 545. The Otters followed in second place with 336, while Detroit Lakes rounded out the top three with a 212 score.
“I am very pleased with the team’s performance; every person had probably one personal seasonal best time or very close,” Fergus Falls coach Tom Uvaas said. “We had some excellent races with some excellent finishes.”
The Otters 200 medley relay team of Abby Fisher, Emily Hexum, Rachet Appert and Dani Ross continued their strong season as they took the top spot with a time of 1:59.22.
Fergus’ 400 freestyle relay team took runner-up honors at the meet as Fisher, Ross, Appert and Elise Anderson finished with a time of 4:00.93.
The Otters would also take a third place finish in the 200 freestyle relay as Emilie Reard, Appert, Hexum and Anderson finished with a time of 1:51.53.
Individually, Ross would take second in the 50 freestyle (26.41) and third in the 100 freestyle (58.81). Fisher took two third place finishes in the 100 backstroke (1:03.30) and 100 fly (1:05.81).
Reard also had a great individual meet for the Otters as her time of 1:14.78 gave her a second place finish in the 100 breaststroke and her 2:27.81 in the 200 IM gave her a fourth place finish.
In the diving event, Appert finished with a score of 295.97 on 11 dives for third.
The Otters will get back to their dual meet season as they travel to take on Central Lakes Conference foe Sartell Thursday at 6 p.m.