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Swimming & diving: Bovee, Dion win events at Chaska

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sports Farmington, 55024
Farmington Minnesota P.O. Box 192 / 312 Oak St. 55024

Chaska/Chanhassen won 10 of 12 events in a 98-83 Missota Conference dual win over visiting Farmington last Thursday at the Chaska Middle School East pool.

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“We had some good swims, but they have some very strong swimmers on their team,” Farmington coach Ryan Hamen said. “We gave them some decent competition, but they got the places.”

The Stormhawks won the meet’s first four events before Jonathan Bovee captured the Tigers’ first individual victory in the one-meter dive. He outscored the runner-up finisher by nearly 50 points with a winning score of 191.65 points.

Brandon Dion made it two first-place finishes in a row for the Tigers by claiming the 100 butterfly in 57.75 seconds.

The Tigers came in second in all three relays. David Bovee, Robin DeCastro, Austin Kueck and Jonathan Kingsbury opened the meet by earning runner-up honors in the 200 medley relay.

Kueck went on to place second in both the 200 individual medley and 500 freestyle.

Dion, Dan Berg and Eric Schimmel were part of both the 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relays. Devon Webb rounded out the 200 free and Garrett Haugen completed the 400 free foursome.

Berg added a second-place effort in the 100 freestyle and Ben Gunderson was second in the 100 backstroke.

The Tigers are back in the pool tonight for a home meet against Shakopee at Dodge Middle School. Events begin at 6 p.m.

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