Decorah swimmer competes at regional contest

Posted: Mon, Aug 5, 2019 3:32 PM
Aiden Gerst, NST swimmer at Central Zones meet in Fargo, ND. (Submitted photo)

Northeastern Swim Team member Aiden Gerst swam over the weekend in the 2019 Central Zones 14 and Under Championship at Fargo, North Dakota.

Aiden earned 33 points for Team Iowa. He placed 8th in the 11-12 Boys 1500 Meter Freestyle by dropping 25.35 seconds and finishing with a time of 18.59.70. He also placed 11th on the 800 Meter Freestyle with a time of 10.12.61 and on the 200 Meter backstroke with a time of 2:42.37. He dropped .69 seconds and placed 12th on the 200 Meter Freestyle with a time of 2.21.61 and 12th in the 400 Meter Freestyle with a time of 4.55.10.

Aiden represented NST as part of Team Iowa and competed with swimmers from mid-west states. NST's Coach Mike also was honored by being named to the Team Iowa coaching staff.