STMA swimmers earn Wild Card berth to True Team

STMA swimmers earn Wild Card berth to True Team 

By Rob LaPlante

Crow River News Sports


The St. Michael-Albertville boys’ swim/dive team finished in second place at the Section 8AA True Team Meet on Jan. 19 at St. Cloud Tech.

Their total of 1,422 points finished second to Maple Grove’s 1,472. The finish was good enough to earn a Wild Card bid to the State True Team Meet on Jan. 26 at the U of M Aquatic Center.

Joining STMA as Class AA Wild Card participants are Minnetonka, Edina and Lakeville South. Section winners were Farmington, Bloomington Jefferson, Rosemount, Stillwater, Wayzata, Eden Prairie, Anoka and Maple Grove.

The Knights edged the host Tigers at St. Cloud Tech by a score of 1,422-1,257. Senior Noah Dalluge finished first in both the 100 freestyle (49.43) and 50 freestyle (22.28).

The Knights are in action at Monticello Thursday night at 6 p.m. Friday they host Fargo North at 6 p.m.