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Results from State High School Swim meet


MINNEAPOLIS - Willmar senior Michael McLain finished fifth in the 200-freestyle championship heat early Saturday afternoon at the U of M Aquatics Center during the second day of the Class A Swimming and Diving meet.


McLain moved up two spots from his seed after Friday’s prelims while lowering his own school record a second day in a row to 1:45.11.

 Also, early in the meet Jack Speath, Montevideo junior, won the 200-yard individual medley consolation heat in a career-best time of 2:02.16 while leading start to finish. His previous best was the first day of sections when he swam a 2:03.841. 

Rand Middleton

Covers Willmar and area high schools and Ridgewater College, plus amateur baseball, stock car racing and fitness events in summer. Writes weekly column since 1980. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 

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