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Swimming defeats Proctor-Hermantown, finishes second at True Team

Two Harbors-Silver Bay diver Kari Haaversen set a new personal best at the team’s meet against Proctor-Hermantown. (Photo courtesy Alexis Hansen)

Two Harbors-Silver Bay diver Kari Haaversen set a new 6-dive personal record of 207.05 in a 99-78 victory over Proctor-Hermantown Oct. 1. The win was the Agates’ seventh this season.

Other winners at the meet included Katarina Hanson winning the individual medley in two minutes 31.18 seconds, Allie Mayfield won the 100 yard butterfly in 1:05.46, Marina Schreiner won the 500 yard freestyle in 5:49.8 and Kate Thomasen in the 50 freestyle in 27.98 seconds.

Relay winners included the medley team of Julia McDonald, Haaversen Mayfield and Hanson in a time of 2:05.03 and the 200 yard freestyle team of McDonald, Jada Larson, Thomasen and Hanson in 1:53.06.

At the True Team section meet, Mayfield was the lone Agate winner in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:24.41.

“Even though we only had one first place finish and two second place finishes, it shows it is our depth that really pulled us through to the second place finish,” said coach Heather Mayfield.

Second place finishers included Julia McDonald in the 50 freestyle in 27.38 seconds and Mayfield in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:38.68.

Jamey Malcomb

Jamey Malcomb has been a reporter for the Pine Journal since October 2018. He previously worked as a reporter for the Lake County News-Chronicle from 2015-2018. Malcomb is a native of North Carolina and holds a bachelor's degree in English and history from the George Washington University and a master's degree in education from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Malcomb moved to Minnesota in July 2012 and worked as a sports clerk and news assistant at the Duluth News Tribune. 

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