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A tired Farmington swimming and diving team was able to muster enough energy to earn a second-place finish at Saturday’s Prior Lake Invitational.
Less than 48 hours after winning the team championship at the inaugural Missota Conference Relays, the Tigers returned to the pool and scored 402 points to earn runner-up honors behind the host Lakers’ 478 1/2.
It was another successful trip the Class 2A state meet for the Farmington swimming and diving team.
The Tigers got two more all-state performances from junior Kaitlyn O’Reilly and all four swimmers in the 15th-place 200 freestyle relay turned in lifetime-best splits as the team placed 19th out of 34 scoring teams with 31 points at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center.
It’s going to be another busy state meet for Kaitlyn O’Reilly.
The junior will compete in four events this weekend at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center after setting two individual meet records and helping the Tigers qualify a pair of relays for state while placing fourth as a team Saturday at the Section 1AA Championships at the Rochester Rec Center.
The Farmington swimming and diving team may be wearing out its welcome at the Bloomington Kennedy Eagle Invitational.
The Tigers won the meet for the third straight year Saturday afternoon, winning four events as they outscored runner-up Minneapolis Southwest/Henry 590-525.
Farmington girls swimming and diving coach Jen Marshall is expecting her swimmers to be ahead of where they were last year at this time when practice gets under way Monday, Aug. 13, at the Dodge Middle School Pool.
Last Tuesday’s meet against Hastings didn’t result in a win, but it did give the Farmington swimming and diving team an opportunity to turn in some of its best performances of the season as it prepares for the upcoming Missota Conference and Section 1AA meets.
A talented field of teams pushed Farmington down to seventh place at last Friday’s Apple Valley Invitational.
The Tigers placed four events in the top 10 as they scored 1,525 team points. Stillwater outscored Lakeville South 2,342-1,971 for the team title in a meet that also included teams from Anoka, Lakeville North, Cretin-Derham Hall, Eau Claire, Rochester Mayo and Apple Valley.
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