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Panthers build early lead, coast by Perham

Jessie O'Hern clocked a 1:19.06 in the 100-yard breaststroke during Thursday night's meet against Perham.1 / 2
Paige Fritze took third in both the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle in Park Rapids' win over Perham Thursday night.2 / 2

Depth once again led the Park Rapids girls swimming and diving team to another easy dual victory Thursday night.

The Panthers went 1-2 in the first two relay events and won four other events before swimming exhibition in the final three events in a 95-50 victory over Perham/New York Mills at the Area High School pool.

Katherine Erickson, Hannah Williams, Taylor Graham and Emily Creager led off the meet by winning the 200-yard medley relay in 2:01.17 while Alex Pederson, Jessie O'Hern, Tea Nyland and Lauren Rossman followed in 2:05.32 as the Panthers jumped out to a 12-2 lead.

Erickson won the 200 freestyle in 2:08.56 before Williams (in 2:30.39) and Heather Kniss (in 2:40.29) went 1-2 in the 200 individual medley to extend the Panthers' lead to 36-9.

After Kayla Andersen's runner-up 27.44 in the 50 freestyle, the Panthers went 1-2 in diving behind Ellen Hoffman's 206.85 points and Kniss' runner-up 152.10 points for a 55-16 advantage.

Creager won the 100 butterfly in 1:10.49, Rossman clocked a runner-up 59.77 in the 100 freestyle and Seri Erickson clocked a runner-up 6:25.63 in the 500 freestyle to give the Panthers a 83-34 edge.

Rossman, Emma Ellefson, Kniss and Creager won the 200 freestyle in 1:49.33 and Andersen, Alyza Edevold, Paige Fritze and Nyland followed in 1:53.16 as the Panthers led 95-36.

Park Rapids, which improved to 5-0 in dual meets, swam exhibition in the final three events. Leading the Panthers in those events were Katherine Erickson in the 100 backstroke (1:05.40), Andersen in the 100 breaststroke (1:18.33), and Creager, Rossman, Williams and Katherine Erickson in the 400 freestyle relay (3:59.06).

The Panthers also coasted to a 97-60 win in the junior varsity meet.

Park Rapids 95, Perham 50

200 medley relay: 1, Park Rapids (K. Erickson, Williams, Graham, Creager), 2:01.17. 2, Park Rapids (Pederson, O'Hern, Nyland, Rossman), 2:05.32. 3, Perham, 2:13.70.

200 freestyle: 1, K. Erickson, PR, 2:08.56. 2, Hanson, P, 2:14.02. 3, Fritze, PR, 2:20.69. 4, S. Erickson, PR, 2:25.75.

200 individual medley: 1, Williams, PR, 2:30.39. 2, Kniss, PR, 2:40.29. 3, Burns, P, 2:40.69. 4, Hoffman, PR, 2:50.57.

50 freestyle: 1, Murphy, P, 26.38. 2, K Andersen, PR, 27.44. 3, Pederson, PR, 28.62. 4, Edevold, PR, 28.79. 5, Richter, P, 28.83.

Diving: 1, Hoffman, PR, 206.85 points. 2, Kniss, PR, 152.10.

100 butterfly: 1, Creager, PR, 1:10.49. 2, Ricther, P, 1:14.41. 3, Mackley, PR, 1:14.49. 4, Nichols, PR, 1:14.90. 5, Galbrecht, P, 1:29.71.

100 freestyle: 1, Murphy, P, 57.82. 2, Rossman, PR, 59.77. 3, Fritze, PR, 1:01.60. 4, Graham, PR, 1:03.52.

500 freestyle: 1, Burns, P, 6:00.74. 2, S. Erickson, PR, 6:25.63. 3, Nyland, PR, 6:33.40. 4, Simonson, PR, 6:34.95. 5, Dale, P, 6:58.72.

200 freestyle relay: 1, Park Rapids (Rossman, Ellefson, Kniss, Creager), 1:49.33. 2, Park Rapids (K. Andersen, Edevold, Fritze, Nyland), 1:52.27. 3, Perham, 1:53.16. 4, Park Rapids (Graham, Hoffman, Mackley, S. Erickson), 1:55.73.

100 backstroke: 1, Galbrecht, P, 1:19.58. Exhibition: K. Erickson, PR, 1:05.40; Pederson, PR, 1:12.54; Williams, PR, 1:13.36.

100 breaststroke: Exhibition: K. Andersen, PR, 1:18.33; O'Hern, PR, 1:19.06; Ellefson, PR, 1:26.15.

400 freestyle relay: 1, Perham, 4:36.65. Exhibition: Park Rapids (Creager, Rossman, Williams, K. Erickson), 3:59.06; Park Rapids (Edevold, Mackley, Pederson, Nyland), 4:17.47; Park Rapids (Graham, S. Erickson, Fritze, Ellefson), 4:22.61.

Park Rapids JV 97, Perham JV 60

200 medley relay: 1, Park Rapids (Simonson, Waggoner, Nichols, Klemmer), 2:22.61. 3, Park Rapids (Merfeld, Hovelsrud, Konshok, Kimball), 2:39.76.

200 freestyle: 1, Simonson, PR, 2:30.70. 2, Nichols, PR, 2:31.95. 3, Ellefson, PR, 2:34.20.

200 individual medley: 2, Waggoner, PR, 2:56.98. 3, Merfeld, PR, 3:03.96.

50 freestyle: 1, Klemmer, PR, 31.55. 4, Hovelsrud, PR, 38.63. 5, Hensel, PR, 42.50.

Diving: 1, Drury, PR, 44.70 points.

100 butterfly: 1, Konshok, PR, 1:28.32. 4, Nagel, PR, 1:35.50. 5, Kimball, PR, 1:39.72.

100 freestyle: 1, Klemmer, PR, 1:14.02. 3, Drury, PR, 1:17.05. 5, Cease, PR, 1:25.15.

500 freestyle: 1, Szafranski, PR, 6:49.69. 2, Waggoner, PR, 6:52.59. 3, Schultz, PR, 6:59.75.

200 freestyle relay: 1, Park Rapids (Nagel, Szafranski, Klemmer, Schultz), 2:13.22. 3, Park Rapids (Drury, Kimball, Bannerman, Cease), 2:34.36. 4, Park Rapids (Ingwaldson, Wahl, Fosman, Hensel), 2:39.79.

100 backstroke: 1, Konshok, PR, 1:22.34. 3, Merfeld, PR, 1:24.87. 5, Hensel, PR, 1:51.88.

100 breaststroke: Exhibition: Nagel, PR, 1:35.59; Schultz, PR, 1:47.10; Bannerman, PR, 1:47.52.

400 freestyle relay: Exhibition: Park Rapids (Nichols, Waggoner, O'Hern, Simonson), 4:49.28; Park Rapids (Konshok, Merfeld, Nagel, Szafranski), 4:59.61; Park Rapids (Cease, Hovelsrud, Hensel, Schultz), 5:50.31.

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