Royals make waves over Rangers

Ranger swimmers fell 95-83 to Woodbury during last Tuesday’s home meet.

While the Royals opted to swim the final three races as exhibition, Forest Lake had some shining moments early on when the 200-yard medley relay team of senior Sarah Kroska, ninth-grader Andrea Dunrud and sophomores Stephanie Brenk and Rachel Chatwin took second with a time of 2:07.

Dunrud and Chatwin also placed second in the 200-yard freestyle relay alongside teammates Dolby and sophomore Rocci Wohlk with a time of 1:51.

Wohlk took third in the 200-yard individual medley relay with a time of 2:34 while Chatwin clinched another second-place spot in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 59:53, less than a second behind the first-place finisher from Woodbury.

Ninth-grader Emma Dolby took second in the 50-yard freestyle, earning four points for the Rangers with a time of 27.46.

Dunrud also grabbed a second-place finish in distance with a time of 5:56 in the 500-yard freestyle, followed by teammate Karlee Lawrence in third with a time of 5:59.

Kroska rounded out the top finishers for the swimmers with the third-place spot in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:09.

Junior Maddi Gemuenden grabbed the reins for the Ranger divers with a second-place finish at 181 points while senior Jessica Dhaene ended in fifth place with 162 points. Junior Katie Dison earned 128 points in a sixth-place finish for Forest Lake.

The Rangers travel to White Bear Lake tonight, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. for their last regular-season meet. Following the meet against the Bears, Forest Lake will travel to Blaine for section preliminaries on Saturday, Nov. 10.