Members of the Silver Rays age group team that is competing at this state championships include, front row, from left, Abigail Hobrough, Sydney Rogness, Catherine Nolde, Schuyler DuPont, Holden Hammerlund, Aidan Bloomquist and Joseph Saldin. Second row, Alivia Lindorfer, Gabriella Baldwin, Kelsey Erf, Malaina Fragnito, Emily Weiss, Madison Lather, Johann Noer, Jared Brandt and Zachary Auleciems. Third row, Anika Wright, Marykate Kolb, Maggie Kolb, Estelle Auleciems, Sydney Dettman, Sydney Wood, Kaylyn Scheuerman, Nick Nelson, Thomas Watry, Evie Wood and Lucy DuPont. Fourth row, coaches Brandon Adair, Tara Noer, MaryBeth Rosell, Kelly Turpin and Erin Anderson. (Contributed photos by George Berg)
The St. Croix Swim Club will be well represented with 68 athletes competing at this week’s Minnesota Long Course State Championship meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. The meet began on Thursday morning and continues through Sunday evening. Prelims begin each day at 8:30 a.m., with timed finals for the 12-and-under swimmers held Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. The finals sessions for the 13-and-over swimmers, below, will take place each evening from 6-9 p.m.
Members of the St. Croix Swim Club senior team that is competing at this state championships include, front row, from left, Natalie Huntley, Alex Howard, Asia Neuman, Ava Howard, Olivia Bloomquist, Carly Scheuerman, Amelia Berg, Margaret Eisenbrandt, Jon Kranz and Nolan Noer. Second row, Lianna Wood, Megan Letkeman, Kylie Burgess, Claire Rutcher, Brady Anderson, Warren Sexson, Joel Berling, Megan Boonstra, Ellie Speedling and Ciana Fragnito. Third row, coach Tara Noer, Mary Knaak, Kristin Erf, Audrey DeKock, Erika Guenther, Kayla Maatta, Sam Larson, Sam Payne, Jesse Busse, Max Larson, Francesca Tinnuci and coach MaryBeth Rosell. Fourth row, coach Brandon Adair, Abby Doeksen, Sophia Bisch, Chase Nielsen, Madison Berg, Hunter Nielsen, coach Olga Espinosa, Jon Busse, Ethan Auleciems, Isaac Swanlund, coach Kelly Turpin and coach Erin Anderson.