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Swimmers add another successful week by Anna Saldana

   The Storm gymnastics team accomplished a meaningful win Jan. 30 in Maple Lake, edging out the Irish 132.1-131.1.
   “The team had so much fun supporting each other during the meet, which is definitely what helped them to achieve the win,” said coach Liz Walek. “We also had a few new skills successfully performed for the first time and some very solid performances on each event, which contributed to their win as a team. It was a very exciting night.”
   The girls will wrap up their regular season Feb. 10 at the Central Lakes Conference championships hosted by St. Cloud Tech. The section tournament will take place Feb. 17 in Buffalo.
   Vault: 2. Ann Starr 9.1, 3. Carley Weisenbeck 8.95, 6. Bergen Henkemeyer 8.5, 7. Justus Floren 8.3, 8. Anna Magnan 8.25.
   Bars: 2. Weisenbeck 8.1, 4. Floren 7.675, 6. Liberty Kosloski 7.1, 8. Elie Weinert 7.0, 10. Katlyn Schulz.
   Beam: 1. Kosloski 8.675, 2. Starr 8.45, 4. Emma Chapman 8.025, 7. Weisenbeck 7.45, 9. Taylor Helget 6.4.
   Floor: 2. Starr 9.05, 4. Weisenbeck 8.8, 5. Magnan 8.5, 7. Weinert 8.425, 9. Chapman 7.85.
   All-around: 2. Weisenbeck 33.3. .

   The Sauk Rapids-Rice boys swim and dive team added to their success this week with three meets.
   The Storm traveled to Alexandria Jan. 25, where they defeated the Cardinals 95-90. They then traveled to the University of Minnesota Jan. 27 to compete in the true team state tournament, where they placed ninth. They capped off their week Jan. 30 in Fergus Falls, where they were victorious over the Otters 104-79.
   The team competes Feb. 10 in the conference championship and then hosts the section tournament Feb. 23-24.
SRR 104, Fergus Falls 79
   The Storm took the lead in several events. Ryan Kawlewski finished first in the 200 and 500 freestyle. Dylan Maanum swam the fastest in the 200 individual medley and 100 breaststroke. Kayden Daniels was the leader in the 100 freestyle, and the relay team of Thomas Daniels, Maanum, Kawlewski and Ben Classen found themselves in first in the 200 freestyle event. Jack Grabinski placed No. 1 in diving.
   The team won the meet 104-79.
   200 MR: 2. Cole Bonovsky, Isaac Freese, Maanum and Kayden Daniels 1:47.72; 3. Morgan Freese, Tucker Hendrickson, Stephen Davis and Mason Eisenschenk 1:56.14; 5. Ethan Moriak, Simon Davis, Carter Moilanen and Garrett Feuling 2:01.43. 200 FS: 1. Kawlewski 1:56.57, 3. Thomas Daniels 2:01.50, 4. Bonovsky 2:04.15. 200 IM: 1. Maanum 2:13.56, 2. Hendrickson 2:21.20, 3. Isaac Freese 2:21.82. 50 FS: 2. Claassen 23.46, 4. Morgan Freese 25.04, 5. Feuling 25.50. Diving: 1. Jack Grabinski 230.85, 4. Elijah Grabinski 203.20. 100 FLY: 3. Thomas Daniels 59.94, 4. Moilanen 1:06.21, 5. Simon Davis 1:06.27. 100 FS: 1. Kayden Daniels 50.61, 2. Morgan Freese 54.54, 4. Moriak 56.05. 500 FS: 1. Kawlewski 5:10.33, 3. Cameron Bearson 5:48.04, 4. Stephen Davis 5:50.56. 200 FSR: 1. Thomas Daniels, Maanum, Kawlewski and Claassen 1:35.91; 3. Moriak, Simon Davis, Stephen Davis and Hendrickson 1:43.04; 5. Steven Ritten, Preston Johnson, Rock Moliga and Shawn Schoen 1:58.33. 100 BK: 2. Kayden Daniels 1:03.47, 4. Bonovsky 1:06.13, 6. Moriak 1:08.63. 100 BR: 1. Maanum 1:10.24, 4. Stephen Davis 1:21.97. 400 FSR: 2. Claassen, Kawlewski, Bonovsky and Kayden Daniels 3:33.74; 3. Thomas Daniels, Eisenschenk, Feuling and Isaac Freese 3:48.80; 5. Cristobal Villagra, Simon Davis, Ritten and Moilanen 4:11.96.
Minnesota State True Team
   The Storm traveled to the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center Jan. 27 as one of 13 teams. SRR ended the meet in ninth place with 1,412.5 points.
   200 MR: 12. Bonovsky, Isaac Freese, Thomas Daniels and Claassen 1:46.37; 29. Moriak, Hendrickson, Stephen Davis and Feuling 1:54.82; 41. Villagra, Johnson, Moilanen and Ritten 2:04.28; 43. Jack Christoferson, Simon Davis, Eisenschenk and Bearson 2:05.24. 200 FS: 15. Kawlewski 1:53.84, 22. Bonovsky 1:56.70, 29. Thomas Daniels 1:59.65, 43. Bearson 2:05.77. 200 IM: 13. Maanum 2:09.72, 32. Isaac Freese 2:19.85, 38. Simon Davis 2:26.63. 50 FS: 12. Kayden Daniels 23.01, 14. Claassen 23.12, 39 Feuling 25.28, 46. Ritten 26.90. Diving: 2. Jack Grabinski 386.20, 7. Elijah Grabinski 348.45. 100 FLY: 11. Maanum 56.30, 19. Thomas Daniels 58.75, 34. Moilanen 1:04.13, 38. Simon Davis 1:06.29. 100 FS: 10. Kayden Daniels 50.13, 29. Claassen 53.82, 38. Eisenschenk 56.46, 48. William Nielsen 1:00.46. 500 FS: 5. Kawlewski 5:05.20, 24. Moriak 5:27.73, 29. Stephen Davis 5:32.02, 40. Bearson 5:42.62. 200 FSR: 8. Claassen, Maanum, Kawlewski and Kayden Daniels 1:31.68; 21. Eisenschenk, Hendrickson, Isaac Freese and Feuling 1:39.26; 37. Simon Davis, Nielsen, Ritten and Moilanen 1:46.58; 46. Jack O’Brien, Christoferson, Moliga and Villagra 1:53.97. 100 BK: 22. Bonovsky 1:02.51, 32. Stephen Davis 1:04.66, 38. Moriak 1:06.62, 49. Villagra 1:13.69. 100 BR: 15. Isaac Freese 1:05.79, 18. Hendrickson 1:07.31, 46. Moliga 1:20.27, 48. Johnson 1:22.83. 400 FSR: 8. Bonovsky, Kayden Daniels, Kawlewski and Maanum 3:24.28; 24. Thomas Daniels, Eisenschenk, Feuling and Bearson 3:41.23; 36. Moilanen, Ritten, Stephen Davis and Moriak 3:54.48; 46. Villagra, Christoferson, Nielsen and O’Brien 4:18.09.
SRR 95, Alexandria 90
   First places finishes came from Maanum in the 200 individual medley; Thomas Daniels in the 100 butterfly; Lawlewski in the 500 freestyle event; and Isaac Freese in the 100 breaststroke. Jack Grabinski claimed the top spot in diving, and the 200 medley team of Bonovsky, Hendrickson, Thomas Daniels and Claaseen found themselves in the top spot as well.
   200 MR: 1. Bonovsky, Hendrickson, Thomas Daniels and Claassen 1:50.01; 3. Moriak, Isaac Freese, Maanum and Feuling 1:50.66; 5. Eisenschenk, Simon Davis, Stephen Davis and Bearson 2:03.92. 200 FS: 2. Kawlewski 1:51.97, 5. Thomas Daniels 2:02.41, 6. Bonovsky 2:02.91. 200 IM: 1. Maanum 2:11.65, 4. Hendrickson 2:22.44, 6. Isaac Freese 2:25.10. 50 FS: 2. Kayden Daniels 23.38, 3. Claassen 23.54, 6. O’Brien 28.97. Diving: 1. Jack Grabinski 228.55, 2. Elijah Grabinski 196.70. 100 FLY: 1. Thomas Daniels 1:00.75, 4. Simon Davis 1:05.86, 5. Stephen Davis 1:06.52. 100 FS: 2. Kayden Daniels 50.90, 5. Claassen 54.07, 6. Eisenschenk 55.85. 500 FS: 1. Kawlewski 5:18.22, 4. Moriak 5:32.95, 5. Stephen Davis 5:42.17. 200 FSR: 2. Claassen, Thomas Daniels, Kawlewski and Kayden Daniels 1:33.97; 3. Hendrickson, Feuling, Isaac Freese and Eisenschenk 1:42.28; 6. Schoen, Moliga, Johnson and Jack Grabinski 2:01.30. 100 BK: 2. Maanum 59.35, 3. Bonovsky 1:04.61, 5. Moriak 1:05.85, Villagra[NB1]  1:17.92. 100 BR: 1. Isaac Freese 1:07.08, 2. Hendrickson 1:10.17, 4. Simon Davis 1:18.18. 400 FSR: 2. Bonovsky, Maanum, Kawlewski and Kayden Daniels 3:34.77; 3. Feuling, Moriak, Eisenschenk and Bearson 3:49.09; 5. Stephen Davis, Ritten, Simon Davis and Moilanen 4:04.00; 6. Villagra, Schoen, Johnson and O’Brien 4:44.76.
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Grapplers win quadrangular by Anna Saldana

   The Storm wrestling team competed locally this week – first against St. Cloud Tech Jan. 25 and then at the St. Cloud Apollo quadrangular Jan. 26.
   The team lost to St. Cloud Tech 52-20. However, the team bounced back and won all three matches of their quadrangular. During the quadrangular, the Storm’s Andrew Wollak and Andrew Syvertson reached their 50th win.
   The grapplers continue Feb. 9 with a triangular at Crosby-Ironton, followed by their section tournament Feb. 24 at St. Cloud Tech.
SRR 60, St. Cloud Apollo 16
   The Storm had an eight-match win streak against Apollo. The team fell in only three individual matches.
   106: Dante Haywood won by forfeit. 113: Andrew Wollak won by fall at 0:50. 120: Jared Spohn won by fall at 1:23. 126: Benjamin Gilbertson won by technical fall. 132: Cole Ackerman won by forfeit. 138: Jacob Kruger won by forfeit. 145: Bryce Warner won by forfeit. 152: Matt Krepp won by forfeit. 160: Joey Hoeschen lost by fall at 0:32. 170: Marcus Santillana won by 13-5 major decision. 182: Darrius Robinson won by 6-3 decision. 195: Andrew Syvertson won by forfeit. 220: Gage Donovan lost by fall at 1:27. 285: Ben Konz lost by 11-3 major decision.
SRR 43, Albany 18
   The Storm used their powerhouse grapplers to take over Albany in the 43-18 win.
   106: Haywood won by fall at 1:34. 113: Wollak won by fall at 4:04. 120: Jared Spohn won by technical fall. 126: Gilbertson won by 3-2 decision. 132: Ackerman won by 9-0 major decision. 145: Warner won by forfeit. 152: Krepp lost by 10-4 decision. 160: Hoeschen won by 8-0 major decision. 170: Santillana lost by 4-2 decision. 182: Robinson won by 10-6 decision. 195: Syvertson lost by 8-5 decision. 220: Konz won by fall at 3:08. 285: Donovan lost by fall at 0:25.
SRR 42, Paynesville 33
   The Storm had a close match against Paynesville to round out their quadrangular win. The team had eight individual wins and six individual losses.
   106: Peyton Olson lost by 10-2 major decision. 113: Wollak won by forfeit. 120: Jared Spohn won by fall at 0:42. 126: Gilbertson won by 4-3 decision. 132: Kruger lost by technical fall. 138: Ackerman won by fall at 6:03. 145: Warner lost by fall at 1:34. 152: Krepp lost by fall at 0:50. 160: Hoeschen lost by fall at 1:45. 170: Santillana won by fall at 0:19. 182: Robinson won by 8-4 decision. 195: Syvertson won by fall at 0:57. 220: Donovan lost by fall at 0:32. 285: Konz won by fall at 2:51.
St. Cloud Tech 52, SRR 20
   Olson, Wollak, Jared Spohn and Syvertson scored the lone wins for SRR against their Tiger rivals.
   106: Olson won by fall at 0:47. 113: Wollak won by technical fall. 120: Jared Spohn won by fall at 1:18. 126: Gilbertson lost by 12-4 major decision. 132: Kruger lost by technical fall. 138: Ackerman lost by 6-4 decision. 145: Warner lost by fall at 2:23. 152: Krepp lost by fall at 0:50. 160: Hoeschen lost by fall at 1:36. 170: Santillana lost by fall at 2:24. 182: Robinson lost by fall at 1:13. 195: Syvertson won by 14-7 major decision. 220: Donovan lost by fall at 2:41. 285: Konz lost by 15-5 major decision. 

Gymnasts storm past Maple Lake by Anna Saldana