Minnetonka beats Buffalo in dual

Minnetonka beats Buffalo in dual

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On Friday, January 29, Minnetonka headed to Buffalo, where they posted a 108 to 70 victory.

They began the meet with a sweep of the top three spots in the 200 Yard Medley Relay. Ben Keller, Ben Binder, Xander Haws and Andres Mallea won the event swimming 1:42.04, with Luke Edwards, Ryan Diede, Carson Witte and Henry Rosenhagen second swimming 1:46.23. JJ Ose, Isaac McFall, William Poey and Graham Muench were third with a time of 1:49.64.

Jacob Guggisberg won the 200 Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:53.57. Nolan Trinh was third swimming 2:01.12, and Ryan Fries fifth swimming 2:03.74.

In the 200 Yard IM, Minnetonka again swept the top three spots, led by Knute Wargin, who touched the wall first in 2:03.70. Gus Johanson was second swimming 2:08.06, and Leo Rosenhagen third swimming 2:10.37.

Jayanth Kurup won the 50 Yard Freestyle swimming 23.61, followed by Henry Rosenhagen in second place swimming 23.98, and Cole Mizutani placing third with a time of 24.65.

Andrew Bussmann won diving with 240.35 points, followed by Oliver Poitevent in second place with 211.10 points and Trey Maroney placing fourth with 189.25 points.

Evan Witte won the 100 Yard Butterfly with a time of 56.94. Myonghai Choi was second swimming 57.02, and Muench third with a time of 58.58.

Keller swam 51.42 in the 100 Yard Freestyle for first place. Sean Studenski placed third swimming 55.51, and McFall scored points in fifth place swimming 56.58.

Leo Rosenhagen, Max Louie, and Edwards swept the top spots in the 500 Yard Freestyle, swimming 5:18.45, 5:18.68, and 5:26.95 respectively.

Wargin, Trinh, Muench, and Carter Lawin combined for 1:35.75 and the win in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay. In a “brothers” relay, the team of Carson and Evan Witte, and Henry and Leo Rosenhagen took second place with a time of 1:36.14. Hawks, Studenski, Mizutani, and Johanson swam 1:37.15 to finish third.

Minnetonka finished the meet swimming all exhibition.

In the 100 Yard Backstroke, Carson Witte, Mallea and Diede were first, second and third to the wall swimming 58.00, 59.52, and 1:00.61.

Binder set a new pool record in the 100 Yard Breaststroke, with a time of 1:02.00. Hawks and Noah Fu were second and third to finish, swimming 1:08.48 and 1:13.38.

Minnetonka finished the meet swimming two relay teams in exhibition in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay. Mallea, Keller, Mizutani and Kurup finished first with a time of 3:28.41, followed by Guggisberg, Diede, Edwards, and Drew Eichhorn swimming 3:29.02.

Minnetonka hosts Waconia swimmers (no divers) at the Minnetonka Aquatics Center on Tuesday, February 2.