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Hudson junior Hanna Van Valkenburg swims to a third place finish in the 200 yard individual medley at the Raiders' Big Rivers Conference dual meet at River Falls Thursday night. Van Valkenburg picked up three points in the event to help the Raiders defeat the Wildcats, 93.5-92.5. Photo by Bob Burrows

Swimmers edge River Falls in Big River's Conference meet

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Every point counted for the Raider girls' swimming and diving team Thursday in its Big Rivers Conference dual meet at River Falls.

The Raiders won eight of the evening's 12 events, but the score remained close throughout the meet. In the final event of the night, the team of Ebonee Townsend, Kayla Lorenz, Megan Haney and Ronni Schoenherr picked up two crucial points in the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 4 minutes, 12.32 seconds.


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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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