Girls Swimming: Section 1AA (copy)

Rochester Century's Katherine Homme celebrates after swimming the 200 freestyle during the Section 1AA girls swimming and diving preliminary on Wednesday at the Rochester Recreation Center. Homme won the event during the finals on Friday to earn a state berth.

(Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

FIRST REPORT

 

SECTION 1AA GIRLS SWIMMING AND DIVING

Final score: Northfield was the team winner of the nine-team event with 390 points. Farmington was a close second with 384 and Century was third with 367.

What happened: Century had state qualifiers in five of the 12 events. The Panthers had two individual qualifiers and two relays. Mayo had one state qualifier.

What it means: The Section 1AA state qualifiers will advance to the Class AA state meet next Thursday-Saturday at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

ROCHESTER STATE QUALIFIERS

* Century freshman Katherine Homme won a pair of section titles. She earned state berths by winning both the 200 and 500 freestyle events.

* Century junior Lillian Linden won the 100 backstroke to earn a state berth.

* Century earned state berths in both the 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays. The 200 medley relay of Emily Garrison, Morgan Kram, Linden and Megan Bauerle won the section title. The 400 freestyle relay of Linden, Homme, Bauerle and Alex Kelly placed second.

* Mayo freshman Natalie Boorjian earned a state berth in the 500 freestyle by placing second.

A full game story will be posted at PostBulletin.com later tonight

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