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Pierre's Mason Ward-Zeller, seen here in action at last year's Capital City Qualifier, placed in the top three in four events at the Dakota Riptide Arena Open in Mitchell on Oct. 16-17.

The Pierre Swim Team opened their Winter season by competing in the Dakota Riptide Arena Open in Mitchell on Oct. 16-17. They had six swimmers competing in the meet.

In the girls division, Ella Ward-Zeller placed first in the 50 freestyle, 50 backstroke, 50 butterfly, 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 200 individual medley, 400 individual medley and 200 backstroke. Michelle Weiss placed first in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle.

In the boys division, Bryce Bowman’s top finishes were in the 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke. Canyon Jones placed first in the 50 butterfly and 100 butterfly, while Gunner Jones placed 13th in the 100 breaststroke. Mason Ward-Zeller placed first in the 50 backstroke and 200 butterfly.

The Pierre Swim Team will next see action at the Pierre Invitational at the Oahe Family YMCA on Nov. 5-7.

Full Results for Pierre Swim Team at Dakota Riptide Arena Open at page BX

Scott Millard | 605-295-8429

Scott Millard has been the sports reporter for the Capital Journal since 2017. He was previously an intern with the Capital Journal during the summer of 2016.

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