Osseo’s Whiting earns all-state honor at state swim meet

By Bob San

Osseo ninth-grader Mary Whiting earned all-state honors at the state swimming and diving meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center last Saturday.

Mary Whiting of Osseo powers her way to sixth place in the state 100 freestyle final. (Photos by Bob San)

Mary Whiting of Osseo powers her way to sixth place in the state 100 freestyle final. (Photos by Bob San)

Whiting finished sixth in the 100 freestyle championship heat in a time of 52.15 to garner all-state honor. She qualified for the finals with the seventh best time and moved up a spot in the final. She also swam 14th in the 50 freestyle.

Osseo’s Mary Whiting is all smiles after receiving the sixth-place medal in the 100 freestyle.

Osseo’s Mary Whiting is all smiles after receiving the sixth-place medal in the 100 freestyle.

Both Osseo relays took 22nd place. Whiting teamed up with ninth graders Natalie Kampa and Katelyn Strauss and eighth grader Emily Houle on the 200 medley relay and the 200 free relay.

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