Otter girls swimming takes second at true teamPublished 10:16am Monday, October 14, 2013
Led by the duo of Abby Fisher and Emilie Reard, the Fergus Falls girls swimming and diving team earned second place at the Section 8A true team meet Saturday, edging Park Rapids Area by eight points with a score of 1368. Bemidji took the top spot with 1520.5.
Fisher took two first place finishes in the 100 butterfly (1:03.03) and the 100 backstroke (1:02.46). Reard finished first in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.31) and the 200 IM (2:22.69).
Danie Ross also had a pair of third place finishes in the 50 free (26.87) and 100 free (58.42). Eight-grader Camryn Appert finished fourth in the diving event with a score of 294.45.
The Otters found success in relay events as well. The team of Fisher, Reard, Ross and Caitlyn Colbeck took second in the 200 free relay (1:46.23) and the team of Fisher, Reard, Ross and Rachel Johnson (1:58.44).
The Otters travel to Rocori for a dual meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday against the Spartans.