Local swimmers help BHS to 6th at Linn-Mar

The BHS 200-yard freestyle relay team captured 5th place at the Linn-Mar Invitational Saturday. Click here for the full story. Courtesy photo


CEDAR RAPIDS – Several Lee County swimmers helped the Burlington High School swim team to a 6th-place finish at the highly-regarded Linn-Mar Invitational on Saturday in Cedar Rapids.

Central Lee’s Blake Wyrick has the best finish of the day for the Grayhounds taking 2nd place in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.74 just 1.33 seconds off the winning pace of Pleasant Valley’s Kevin Burke.

Wyrick also captured 5th place in the 100-yard freestyle

Holy Trinity Catholic’s Jacob Mohrfeld earned 3rd place in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:03.56. Mohrfeld and Wyrick were both on the 200 yard freestyle relay team with Jacob Venvertloh and Taden Jameson that came in 5th place with a time of 1:35.22.

The Grayhounds took 6th place overall with 154 points. Des Moines Dowling Catholic won the event with 471 total points.

Complete Grayhound results are below.
50-yard freestyle: Blake Wyrick – 22.74 – 2nd place; Justin Watznauer – 25.10 – 16th place; Jordan Watznauer – 27.35 – 19th place. 200-yard medley relay: Kale Schuff, Wyrick, Jacob Mohrfeld and Jacob Venvertloh -1:45.97- 7th place; Logan Crank, Nathan Parks, Jordan Watznauer, and Justin Watznauer – 2:01.10 – 11th place200-yard freestyle, – Josef Krieger-Coen 2:09.32 – 15th place; Crank – 2:32.08 – 16th place; Taden Jameson 2:12.28 – 17th place; Colby Geiger – 2:20.45 – 18th place. 200-yard individual medley – Mohrfeld – 2:13.10 – 11th place. 100-yard free: Wyrick 50.53: 5th place: Jameson – 56.85 – 15th place; Geiger – 59:16 – 17th place. 100-yard fly: Venvertloh – 1:09.30 – 16th place; Parks – 1:20.19 – 19th place. 500-yard freestyle: Krieger-Coen – 5:54.52 – 17th place. 200-yard freestyle relay: Mohrfeld, Jameson, Jacob Venvertloh, and Wyrick – 1:35.22 – 5th place; Geiger, Watznauer, Parks, Krieger-Coen – 1:47.22 – 10th place 100-yard breastroke: Schuff – 1:12.15 – 15th place; Jordan Watznauer – 1:18.11 – 17th place. 100-yard backstroke: Crank – 1:06.10 – 15th place; Parks 1:18.19 – 18th place. 100-yard breaststroke: Mohrfeld 1:03.56 – 3rd place. 400-yard free relay: Jameson, Crank, Venvertloh, and Krieger-Coen – 3:56.27 – 11th place.
Holy Trinity Catholic’s Jacob Mohrfeld stands 3rd on the podium after finishing the 100-yard breaststroke at 1:03.56. Courtesy photo.

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