Houghton and Marquette split U.P. Swimming & Diving Titles

Houghton edged out Marquette to claim the U.P. girls swimming and diving State Championship on Saturday.  Meanwhile, Marquette defeated Houghton for the boys State Championship.

Locally, Sault Ste. Marie boys finished in third place, Rudyard girls finished in fourth, and Sault Ste. Marie girls finished in sixth.

Individually, Sault Ste. Marie’s Andrew Innerebner won the 200 freestyle and 100 freestyle, and the Blue Devils Leevi Olson won the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke.  Rudyard’s Trista McDowell won the 50 freestyle and the 100 backstroke.  Sault Ste. Marie boys won the 400 freestyle relay.

Girls’ team standings: 
1. Houghton
2. Marquette
3. Gladstone
4. Rudyard
5. Kingsford

Boys’ team standings:
1. Marquette
2. Houghton
3. Sault Ste. Marie
4. Gladstone
5. Ishpeming-Negaunee

Categories: Swimming & Diving