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AUSTIN EDITION Packers third at Red Wing meet

RED WING -- Austin High swimmers had seven top-five finishes here Saturday, helping the Packers to third place in the Red Wing boys swimming and diving invitational.

Brian Forman had the Packers' top finish Saturday, placing second in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 59.28 seconds. Travis Walsh finished fifth in the same event, in 1:02.22.

Ben Johnson's time of 1:08.69 was good for third place in the 100 breaststroke.

The Packers had a pair of fourth place finishes, both by relay teams. Erik Hyland, Johnson, Chase Hanko and Forman placed fourth in the 200 freestyle relay. Hyland, Hanko, Walsh and Forman were fourth in the 400 freestyle relay.

The Packers will participate in the Big Nine Conference meet on Saturday at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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RED WING INVITATIONAL

Team totals

Red Wing 1168.5, Faribault 1047, Austin 908, Mankato West 770, Bloomington Kennedy 681, Winona 622.5.

Austin individual results

200 medley relay -- 5. Austin A (Travis Walsh, Ben Johnson, Philip Donovan, Chase Hanko) 1:53.73; 10. Austin B (Jeremy Srock, Jordan Stasi, Dan Donovan, Ryan Olson) 2:00.59; 18. Austin C (Tucker Besel, Steven Edwards, Michael Thorsheim, Eric Lenway) 2:14.01; 20. Austin D (Nick Carlson, Jordan Klein, Logan Goskesen, John Kestner) 2:26.41.

200 freestyle -- 6. Brian Forman 1:57.62; 10. Matt Sims 2:07.04; 11. David Binder 2:07.43; 12. Isaac Van Proosdy 2:09.82.

200 IM -- 5. Johnson 2:18.20; 10. P. Donovan 2:29.19; 13. Stasi 2:32.28; 21. Thorsheim 2:43.75.

50 freestyle -- 3. Hyland 23.89; 8. Hanko 24.63; 15. Olson 25.30; 19. Jacob Crews 25.83.

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Diving -- 9.; Garrett Lukes 255.05.

100 butterfly -- 2. Forman 59.28; 5. Walsh 1:02.22; 10. D. Donovan 1:06.83; 13. P. Donovan 1:07.51.

100 freestyle -- 7. Hyland 54.17; 14. Crews 59.04; 15. Srock 59.08; 19. Besel 1:05.39.

500 freestyle -- 8. Binder 5:48.03; 12. D. Donovan 5:54.26; 14. Sims 6:01.28; 17. Thorsheim 6:14.04.

200 freestyle relay -- Austin A (Hyland, Johnson, Hanko, Forman) 1:38.26; 8. Austin B (Srock, Van Proosdy, Olson, Crews) 1:43.51; 9. Austin C (Lenway, Binder, Sims, D. Donovan) 1:45.48; 17. Austin D (Stasi, Klein, Edwards, Kestner) 1:58.02.

100 backstroke -- 7. Walsh 1:03.99; 12. Srock 1:08.29; 14. Van Proosdy 1:09.79; 20. Besel 1:15.65.

100 breaststroke -- 3. Johnson 1:08.69; 11. Stasi 1:17.54; 14. Klein 1:19.19; 17. Edwards 1:21.09.

400 freestyle relay -- 4. Austin A (Hyland, Hanko, Walsh, Forman) 3:38.16; 9. Austin B (Olson, Sims, Van Proosdy, Crews) 3:53.79; 13. Austin C (Binder, P. Donovan, Besel, Lenway) 4:06.86; 19. Austin D (Thorsheim, Goskesen, Kestner, Edwards) 4:31.96.

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