Swimmers have no trouble with Roseville
The Hastings girls swimming and diving team has a 1-1 record so far this season in Suburban East Conference action. The Raiders lost to Mounds View but beat Roseville.
The Roseville meet was never in doubt, with Hastings building a 43-19 lead heading into diving.
Hastings swam exhibition-only in the final two events, giving Roseville a chance to make up some points down the stretch.
The swimmer of the meet for Hastings was eighth-grader Grace Hausman. She took second in the 100 freestyle and second in the 100 backstroke. In addition, she was on the first-place medley relay team.
Results from the meet went like this:
200 medley relay -- team of Abbie Gjelhaug, Kelly Leonard, Brina Kari and Grace Hausman, first, 2:01.16; team of Elli Walker, Valya Tipler, Breanna Kimmes and Ficker, third, 2:11.37; team of Ficker, Gretta Utecht, Megan Jahnke and Abby Knapp, 2:25.46.
200 freestyle -- Allissa Smith, first, 2:01.96; Nikki Girgen, fourth, 2:16.04; Christina Gillard, fifth, 2:16.48.
200 individual medley -- Kari, first, 2:18.69; Morgan McCullough, second, 2:29.87; Mariah Wallace, third, 2:36.60.
50 freestyle -- Helen Jensen, first, 26.18; Gjelhaug, third, 26.49; Walker, fourth, 26.71.
Diving -- Britta Johnson, fourth, 109.20; Madi Ficker, fifth, 91.65; Sara Ficker, 86.60.
100 butterfly -- McCullough, second, 1:08.51; Mariah Wallace, third, 1:09.44; Gillard, fifth, 1:13.62.
100 freestyle -- Jensen, first, 56.62; Hausman, second, 56.89; Kimmes, fourth, 1:00.15.
500 freestyle -- Smith, first, 5:31.82; Leonard, second, 5:34.75; Girgen, fourth, 6:13.07.
200 freestyle relay -- team of Jensen, Smith, McCullough and Kari, first, 1:45.27; team of Kimmes, Gillard, Wallace and Walker, second, 1:49.38; team of Wallace, Rosie Pechous, Tipler and Girgen, 1:57.92.
100 backstroke -- Gjelhaug, first, 1:07.35; Hausman, second, 1:07.58; Walker, third, 1:13.26.
100 breaststroke -- Kari, 1:15.38; Kimmes, 1:20.22; Leonard, 1:21.83.
400 freestyle relay -- team of Gjelhaug, Jensen, Smith and McCullough, 3:55.70; team of Leonard, Wallace, Hausman and Wallace, 4:06.66; team of Gillard, Utecht, Pechous and Girgen, 4:27.82.