Prep report: Zelen swims to pair of top-five finishes
Duluth East closed the prep swimming season Saturday with three top-five performances at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis.
Junior Ryan Zelen placed third in the 50-yard freestyle in a time of 20.71, a quarter-second behind winner Andrew Trepanier of Lakeville North.
Zelen was fifth in the 100 freestyle, turning in a time of 45.80, to again finish behind Trepanier.
Meanwhile, East senior Miles Rohrbaugh totaled 426.75 points to place fourth in the 1-meter diving competition.
Minnetonka claimed the team title with 217.5 points.
Esko 50, Aitkin 45
The Eskomos' defense clamped down on the Gobblers in sneaking out a victory in a Section 7AA quarterfinal Saturday night at Duluth Denfeld High School.
Esko (19-9) moves on to play Mesabi East (22-6) in a semifinal Wednesday night at Romano Gym.
Cook County 50
Teana Hakamaki scored 26 points and Shaily Hakamaki netted 22 in the Cardinals' Section 7A quarterfinal win Saturday night at Romano Gym.
Cromwell-Wright (19-7) faces Bigfork in a section semifinal Tuesday night at Romano Gym.