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Hudson senior Melly Meyer swims the breaststroke portion of the 200 yard individual medley at the WIAA Division 1 swimming sectional Saturday at the middle school. Meyer finished 11th with a time of 2:27.45. Bob Burrows photo

Swimmers take 7th at sectional

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The Raider girls' swimming and diving team wrapped up its season with a seventh place finish at the 15-team WIAA Division 1 sectional meet over the weekend in Hudson.


The Raiders finished with a total of 176 points, just seven points behind sixth place Holmen. Wausau East won the team title with 330.

While no Raiders qualified for this weekend's state swimming and diving championships in Madison, head coach Kelly Hackbarth said they had a great end to the season.

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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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