Viking girls swim team finishes 6th Saturday at Linn-Mar

Posted: Mon, Sep 28, 2020 9:47 AM

The Decorah Viking girls swim team faced another strong field of teams on Saturday when it traveled to the Linn-Mar High School Aquatic Center.  The Vikings finished 6th in the field of eight teams.

Decorah had top ten finishes in five of the 12 events.  In the 200-yard Freestyle Relay, the team of Hannah Franzen, Emily Vonya, Paige Werner and Katerina Kovarik finished 6th with a time of 1:47.35.  The Vikings also had two 7th place finishes: Paige Werner swam the 100-yard Freestyle in 57.83 seconds and Emily Vonya finished the 100-yard butterfly in 1:04.88.  The 400-yard Freestyle Relay team of Emily Vonya, Julia Alberts, Katerina Kovarik and Paige Werner finished in 3:58.53, good for 8th place.  In the 200-yard Medley Relay, Margaret Rhodes, Ella Hermeier, Emily Vonya and Julia Alberts finished 9th with a time of 2:02.29.

The Vikings will have another road trip on Saturday, when they take part in a meet at Dubuque Hempstead High School.