Woodbury girls swimming & diving: Royals sink Bears 96-82
The Woodbury girls swimming and diving team took care of business in its lone meet last week, beating White Bear Lake 96-82 on Thursday at Woodbury High School.
Woodbury went 1-2-3 in two events (diving, 100-yard butterfly) and earned first and second in one other (200-yard free relay). The Royals mathematically sealed the meet with three events remaining.
Woodbury started the meet, winning the 200-yard medley relay as the team of Sydney Swanson, Ana Sortland, Lucia Rizzo and Taylor Brooks finished first in a time of 1 minute, 56.86 seconds.
Swanson also won the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:20.01 and won the 100-yard backstroke (1:03.77). Sortland won the 50-yard freestyle (26.37) and the 100-yard butterfly (1:03.67) and Lucia Rizzo took first in the 100-yard freestyle (57.28).
Woodbury dominated the diving competition. Meghan Miller won the event with a score of 177.40 points. Rose Peterson finished second (164.45) and Erin Brino took third (154.35).
In other swimming events, Linnea Rizzo earned second place in the 100 butterfly (1:08.65) and Leach Cody took third (1:10.59) to give the Royals 13 of a possible 16 points in the event.
Tyalor Brooks earned second place in the 200-yard freestyle (2:27.57) followed by Maddie Norsten, who was third (2:28.28). Kristina Swanson took second in the 500-yard freestyle (5:54.74).
In the 200-yard free relay Woodbury earned first and second. The Royals’ “A” team of Brooks, Kristina Swanson, Sortland and Lucia Rizzo won the event (1:47.87) and the team of Linnea Rizzo, Kelsey Wenzel, Lizzy LeBow and Madi Wall placed second (1:52.73).
Next, Woodbury will be at perennial conference power Mounds View on Thursday.