Six members of the Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) attended the 2022 Optimist High Point Meet in Watertown on January 15-16. It was the first meet of their winter season. All MALST swimmers cracked the top-six list in at least one event. They also collected six third-place awards.
TyLynn Wellnitz and Ryan Steffen each qualified for State in the 50-meter and 100-meter backstroke events. Timbree Spors qualified in the 100-meter breaststroke and 200-meter freestyle competition.
Results for MALST:
Women 15-16 — Hope Karels Fifth – 200IM, Fifth – 100-meter Backstroke,Fifth – 200-meter BreaststrokeFourth – 500-meter Freestyle
Women 11-12 Adrienne Korth Fifth – 50-meter BackstrokeSeventh – 100-meter BreastrokeFifth – 100-meter ButterflyNinth – 100-meter Backstroke Ninth 50-meter BreastrokeFifth – 50-meter ButterflySixth – 100 IMThird – 100-meter Freestyle
Jada Leigh Wellnitz Fourth – 50-meter BackstrokeNinth – 100-meter BreastrokeSeventh – 100-meter ButterflySixth – 100-meter BackstrokeSeventh – 50-meter BreastrokeEighth – 50-meter Butterfly Fourth – 50-meter Freestyle Fifth – 100-meter Freestyle
Women 9-10 TyLynn Wellnitz* Third – 50-meter Backstroke Fifth – 100-meter Breastroke *Third – 100-meter Backstroke *Fifth – 50-meter BreastrokeSeventh – 50-meter Butterfly Sixth – 50-meter Freestyle Seventh – 100-meter Freestyle
Timbree Spors Eighth – 50-meter Backstroke*Third – 100-meter Breastroke*Fourth – 200-meter FreestyleFifth – 100-meter Backstroke
Men 9-10 Ryan Steffen Sixth – 50-meter Backstroke Third – 50-meter Breastroke*Sixth – 100-meter Backstroke Fourth – 50-meter FreestyleThird – 100IMFourth – 100-meter Freestyle
Photos: Top- TyLynn Wellnitz and Jada Leigh Wellnitz