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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Willmar sophomore Alycia Holwerda slashes down her lane in the backstroke leg of the 200 individual medley. She placed second in a time of 2:33.44 during the Cardinals dual meet against St. Cloud Apollo on Tuesday in the Willmar Senior High School pool.

Girls swimming & diving: Willmar too deep for Eagles


WILLMAR -- Both teams won six events but the final score wasn't close as the Willmar Cardinals pooled their resources to swamp the visiting St. Cloud Apollo Eagles 106-80 in a Central Lakes Swimming and Diving meet on Tuesday.

"We're blue collar," said coach Carl Shuldes. "Just workman-like, nothing real flashy."

It's a young team, too, with just three seniors. The depth of the squad shows up in relays where the Cardinals took first and third in all three.

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