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Perham claims Park Rapids Invitational title

Ryan McBrady finished seventh in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:13.08 at last Saturday's Park Rapids Invitational.1 / 2
Steve Osterman finished 11th in the 500-yard freestye with a time of 7:14.12 at last Saturday's Park Rapids Invitaitonal.2 / 2

Runner-up efforts by Jared Storseth, Sam Goebel and Ryan McBrady led the Park Rapids boys swimming team to third place at last Saturday's Park Rapids Invitational.

The 400-yard freestyle relay team also took second as the Panthers compiled 503.50 points to trail Perham's 577 and Detroit Lakes' 572.50 in this four-team meet.

Storseth clocked a 2:25.88 to finish second in the 200 individual medley, Goebel clocked a 5:44.22 to finish second in the 500 freestyle and McBrady clocked a 1:11.14 to finish second in the 100 breaststroke to lead the Panthers. Goebel, Nick Belfiori, Kevin Merfeld and Storseth ended the meet with a runner-up 3:48.19 in the 400 freestyle relay.

Goebel (2:05.88), Merfeld (2:11.43) and Josh Johnson (2:13.07) went 3-4-5 in the 200 freestyle and Belfiori clocked a 25.60 for fourth place in the 50 freestyle.

Storseth followed with a 1:03.46 for third place in the 100 butterfly and Belfiori clocked a 56.16 for third place in the 100 freestyle. Zach Eystad finished fifth in the 100 freestyle with a 58.68.

Merfeld's 5:49.22 followed Goebel in the 500 freestyle before Storseth, Belfiori, Merfeld and Goebel finished third in the 200 freestyle relay in 1:42.25. Connor Smythe also finished third in the 100 backstroke with a 1:08.61.

Johnson, Ben Kading, Smythe and Eystad finished fourth in the 400 freestyle relay with a 4:09.32.

Two meet records were broken by Joe Baron of International Falls in the 50 freestyle (22.74) and Quillan Oak of Detroit Lakes in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.05).

Team scores: Perham 577, Detroit Lakes 572.50, Park Rapids 503.50, International Falls 368.

Individual results

200 medley relay: 1, Detroit Lakes, 1:51.74. 2, Perham, 1:54.19. 3, International Falls, 1:54.73. 4, Park Rapids (Smythe, Booge, McBrady, Eystad), 2:02.09. 8, Park Rapids (Lohmeier, Adolphson, Stinar, Waggoner), 2:17.05.

200 freestyle: 1, Collette, P, 2:02.39. 2, King, DL, 2:03.10. 3, Goebel, PR, 2:05.88. 4, Merfeld, PR, 2:11.43. 5, Johnson, PR, 2:13.07. 15, Konshok, PR, 3:04.67.

200 medley relay: 1, Olson, DL, 2:22.74. 2, Storseth, PR, 2:25.88. 3, Johnson, DL, 2:29.57. 7, Lohmeier, PR, 2:45.03. 8, Smythe, PR, 2:45.41. 11, Stinar, PR, 3:15.12.

50 freestyle: 1, Baron, IF, 22.74 (meet record; old record: 23.02 by Jonah Winter, PR, 2004). 2, Grismer, P, 24.18. 3, Shofner, IF, 25.56. 4, Belfiori, PR, 25.60. 6, Eystad, PR, 25.91. 10, Kading, PR, 27.82. 15, Osterman, PR, 31.87.

Diving: 1, Melgaard, DL, 382.25 points. 2, Henningsen, IF, 307.35. 3, Wenger, IF, 291.25.

100 butterfly: 1, Shofner, IF, 59.34. 2, Oak, DL, 1:00.32. 3, Storseth, PR, 1:03.46. 7, McBrady, PR, 1:13.08. 11, Stinar, PR, 1:34.18.

100 freestyle: 1, Baron, IF, 52.69. 2, Collette, P, 54.91. 3, Belfiori, PR, 56.16. 5, Eystad, PR, 58.68. 9, Kading, PR, 1:03.92. 13, Adolphson, PR, 1:11.98.

500 freestyle: 1, Olson, DL, 5:34.99. 2, Goebel, PR, 5:44.22. 3, Merfeld, PR, 5:49.22. 6, Johnson, PR, 6:10.17. 11, Osterman, PR, 7:14.12.

200 freestyle relay: 1, Perham, 1:40.14. 2, International Falls, 1:41.21. 3, Park Rapids (Storseth, Belfiori, Merfeld, Goebel), 1:42.25. 8, Park Rapids (Kading, Osterman, Stinar, Johnson), 2:00.93.

100 backstroke: 1, Grismer, P, 1:01.78. 2, King, DL, 1:03.83. 3, Smythe, PR, 1:08.61. 6, Lohmeier, PR, 1:15.04. 10, Konshok, PR, 1:30.33. 11, Schroeder, PR, 1:43.45.

100 breaststroke: 1, Oak, DL, 1:03.05 (meet record; old record: 1:03.96 by Lussenden, 1997). 2, McBrady, PR, 1:11.14. 3, Johnson, DL, 1:12.86. 8, Booge, PR, 1:18.89. 14, Adolphson, PR, 1:24.15. 15, Waggoner, PR, 1:25.90.

400 freestyle relay: 1, Detroit Lakes, 3:40.83. 2, Park Rapids (Goebel, Belfiori, Merfeld, Storseth), 3:48.19. 3, Perham, 3:58.57. 4, Park Rapids (Johnson, Kading, Smythe, Eystad), 4:09.32.

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