Shawano places fourth at conference

3 Hawks’ relays finish in top 3

Leader Staff

The Shawano boys swimming team earned 218 points to place fourth at the Great Northern Conference Championship Meet on Friday at Medford High School.

The Hawks’ 200-yard medley relay started the evening off strong, placing second with a time of 1 minute, 52.16 seconds. Collin Buerman, Karson Rades, Camden Kroll and Josh Bergmann formed the team.

Shawano had its second 200 medley relay team come in fourth with a mark of 2:07.3. Michael Dickmann, Carson Cummings, Wylee Springborn and Jack Reed formed that quartet.

Peter Fuller turned in Shawano’s top individual performance, claiming second place in the 500 freestyle (5:31.84). He finished sixth in the 200 freestyle (2:03.84).

Fuller also was part of the third-place 200 freestyle relay (1:40.27) and 400 freestyle relay (3:46.81) teams. Buerman, Kroll and Springborn filled out the 200 freestyle team, while Kroll, Buerman and Bergmann joined Fuller in the 400 freestyle.

Bergmann also finished fifth in the 100 butterfly (1:06.78) and sixth in the 100 backstroke (1:05.16). Buerman came in fifth in the 100 freestyle (56.02), while Rades was fifth in the 100 breaststroke (1:12.94).

Springborn took fifth in the 50 freestyle (25.19), while Kroll placed seventh in the 200 IM (2:32.52).

Great Northern Conference Championship

Team scores: 1. Rhinelander 350; 2. Tomahawk 254; 3. Lakeland 241; 4. Shawano 218; 5. Medford 131; 6. Antigo 59.