Pirate swimmers fall at Park Rapids

Jacob Shames
Crookston Times
Mackenzie Aamoth swims in a meet at Grand Forks Central on Sept. 11. Aamoth finished second in the 100-yard backstroke Tuesday evening against Park Rapids.

Crookston girls' swimming went on the road to take on Park Rapids on Tuesday evening, falling to the Panthers, 108-36.

The Pirates were led on the individual side by sophomore Mackenzie Aamoth, who finished second in the 100-yard backstroke with a best-ever time of 1:16.43. Aamoth took fourth in the 100-yard butterfly as well.

Other fourth-place finishers for Crookston included Claire Oman (200-yard IM, 100-yard freestyle), Elizabeth Helgeson (100-yard backstroke), Grace Meiner (100-yard breaststroke), Naomi Olson (200-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle) and Victoria Proulx (50-yard freestyle).

The Pirates' relay team of Aamoth, Olson, Oman and Proulx finished third in two events: the 200-yard medley with a time of 2:32.85, and the 200-yard freestyle (2:13.50).

UP NEXT: Crookston will be at home for the third time this season when it takes on Detroit Lakes on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 5:30 p.m.


  • 200-yard medley relay: Mackenzie Aamoth, Claire Oman, Naomi Olson and Victoria Proulx third (2:32.85), Elizabeth Helgeson, Lucy Smith, Chloe Boll and Grace Meiner fourth (3:13.21)
  • 200-yard freestyle relay: Victoria Proulx, Naomi Olson, Mackenzie Aamoth and Claire Oman third (2:13.50), Elizabeth Helgeson, Grace Meiner, Lucy Smith and Chloe Boll fourth (3:09.59)
  • Chloe Boll: fifth in 500-yard freestyle (8:22.98)
  • Claire Oman: fourth in 200-yard IM (2:55.68), fourth in 100-yard freestyle (1:10.44)
  • Elizabeth Helgeson: fourth in 100-yard backstroke (1:45.06), fifth in 50-yard freestyle (47.57)
  • Grace Meiner: fourth in 100-yard breaststroke (2:27.17), fifth in 200-yard freestyle (4:31.13)
  • Lucy Smith: sixth in 50-yard freestyle (50.97)
  • Mackenzie Aamoth: second in 100-yard backstroke (1:16.43), fourth in 100-yard butterfly (1:29.96)
  • Mya Bower: third in JV 100-yard backstroke (2:31.13), fourth in JV 50-yard freestyle (58.65)
  • Naomi Olson: fourth in 200-yard freestyle (2:57.61), fourth in 500-yard freestyle (7:47.95)
  • Victoria Proulx: fourth in 50-yard freestyle (32.31), fifth in 100-yard butterfly (1:43.65)

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