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Dickinson High girls swimming and diving teams take eighth, ninth at state

Dickinson High's 200-meter freestyle relay team of senior Leah Grove, junior Haley Rodakowski, eighth-grader Korie Riely and freshman Katie Jankowski took eighth place in the final day of the North Dakota girls swimming and diving state meet Satu...

Dickinson High’s 200-meter freestyle relay team of senior Leah Grove, junior Haley Rodakowski, eighth-grader Korie Riely and freshman Katie Jankowski took eighth place in the final day of the North Dakota girls swimming and diving state meet Saturday in Bismarck. As a team, DHS was 13th out of 17 teams with 68.5 points. Bismarck Century won the team category with 310.5 points.
The Midgets’ 400 freestyle relay team consisting of Grove, Riely, freshman Brianna Ashworth and Jankowski was also ninth with a time of 3:52.09.
Coming in 12th, the 200 medley relay for DHS, consisting of freshman Hannah Rathgeber, Ashworth, Rodakowski and seventh-grader Kara Wanner finished the race in 2:02.99.
Ashworth was also finished in 11th in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:10.90. Grove ended the 100 freestyle in 56.77 to end up 13th.
In the 500 freestyle, Riely’s time of 5:42.85 and Wanner’s time of 6:01.70 we good enough to end up 18th and 30th, respectively. Reily also was 23rd in the 200 freestyle with her time of 2:07.55, while Rodakowski ended up 29th in the same race, as she ended it in 2:09.70.
Rodakowski was given 17th place in the 100 butterfly thanks to her 1:06.48 finish, while Rathgeber was 22nd with her time of 1:08.40.
“The girls swam hard and should be proud of their accomplishments this year as our first year as the Dickinson Midgets,” DHS head coach Jenna Wolf said. “We still have a lot of room to grow, but overall they did very well being a new team.”

50 freestyle: 1, Breah Anderson, Fargo North, 23.48. 2, Lexi Doherty, Grand Forks Red River, 23.58. 3, Emily Hamel, Minot, 23.84.
100 backstroke: 1, Emma Hepper, Bismarck, 57.54. 2, Briana Rittenbach, Bismarck Century, 57.55. 14, Leah Grove, Dickinson, 1:05.29.
100 breaststroke: 1, Vanessa Herrmann, BC, 1:03.23. 2, Carly Palmer, BC, 1:04.44. 11, Brianna Ashworth, DHS, 1:10.90.
100 butterfly: 1, Hallie Peterson, West Fargo, 57.49. 2, Anna Astrup, Fargo North, 59.30. 17, Haley Rodakowski, DHS, 1:06.48. 22, Hannah Rathgeber, DHS, 1:08.40.
100 freestyle: 1, Anderson, FN, 51.71. 2, Doherty, GFRR, 52.69. 13, Grove, DHS, 56.77. 24, Katie Jankowski, 57.59.
200 freestyle: 1, Lexi Ljunggren, Grand Forks Central, 1:51.45. 2, Emma Hepper, BHS, 1:52.47. 23, Korie Riely, DHS, 2:07.55. 29, Haley Rodakowski, DHS, 2:09.70.
200 individual medley: 1, Hermann, BC, 2:05.75. 2, Abby Bourgois, BC, 2:10.03. 11, Ashworth, DHS, 2:18.32.
200 medley relay: 1, BC (Rittenbach, Palmer, Tess Sether, Bourgois), 1:47.45. 2, FN (Olivia Roche, Alex Rasmussen, Anna Astrup, Leann Mengelkoch), 1:51.09. 12, DHS (Hannah Rathgeber, Ashworth, Rodakowski, Kara Wanner), 2:02.99.
500 freestyle: 1, Ljunggren, GFC, 4:57.98. 2, Jordyn Danielson, GFRR, 5:16.29. 18, Riely, DHS, 5:42.85. 30, Wanner, DHS, 6:01.70.
200 freestyle relay: 1, West Fargo (Mykin Gunning, Molly Steinkopf, Andie Peterson, Hallie Peterson), 1:38.45. 2, GFRR (Lauryn MacLeod, Danielson, Gretchen Schreiner, Doherty), 1:39.60. 8, DHS (Grove, Rodakowski, Riely, Jankowski), 1:45.43.
400 freestyle relay: 1, WF, 2:33.15. 2, GFRR, 3:36.77. 9, DHS, 3:52.09.
1-meter diving: 1, Brittany Dixon, Fargo Shanley, 442.80. 2, Chantell Mindt, Mandan, 402.55. 3, Morgan Gietzen, BC, 402.55.

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