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Zach Lohemeier clocked a runner-up 2:32.58 in the 200-yard individual medley during Park Rapids' 95-91 loss to Bemidji Tuesday night.

Panthers' late rally falls short

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Bemidji won the final event to hold off a late rally and defeat the Park Rapids boys swimming and diving team Tuesday night at the Area High School pool.


The host Panthers faced a 75-65 deficit with three events to go before Bemidji held on for a 95-91 victory.

Park Rapids jumped out to a 10-4 lead by going 1-3 in the 200-yard medley relay. Connor Smythe, Ryan McBrady, Zach Lohmeier and Ben Kading won that event with a time of 1:57.74.

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