Mohrfeld, Wyrick qualify for state swim meet


MARION – Two area swimmers qualified for state Saturday at the Iowa High School Athletic Association district meet in Marion at Linn-Mar High School.

Central Lee’s Blake Wyrick qualified in three different events and Holy Trinity Catholic’s sophomore Jacob Mohrfeld qualified in the 100-meter breaststroke.

In the 200-yard medley relay Wyrick anchored Burlington High School’s team of Kale Schuff, Matthew Rowland, and Josh Gulick to a qualifying 2nd place finish with a time of 1:40.12. That mark set a new Burlington High School swim team record.

Mohrfeld took a qualifying 4th place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:02.44, just one second behind Rowland’s 3rd place finish.

In the 50-yard freestyle, Wyrick qualified with a 3rd place finish at 22.20, just .42 secs off the pace. He also qualified in the 100-meter freestyle with a 48.54 2nd place finish.
Mohrfeld also finished 7th in the 200-yard individual medley.
The BHS swim team finished in fifth place with 234 points as a team.

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