RHINELANDER – The Marshfield boys swim team continued its hot start to the 2018-19 season with a second-place finish at the Hodag Relays on Saturday at Rhinelander High School.
The Tigers earned a runner-up finish at an invitational for the second weekend in a row. Marshfield was second at Chippewa Falls on Dec. 1.
Rhinelander won the meet with 102 points, 16 ahead of Marshfield. Tomahawk was third, Lakeland fourth, and Superior fifth.
Marshfield had two event victories as the 200-yard medley relay team of Calvin Lawler, Alex Wehrman, Kyle Schultz and Jarreth Schaefer won in 2:09.37, and the 400 freestyle relay team of Jeffrey Berres, Connor Berres, Ethan Dagit and Myles Jensen as victorious in 3:44.61.
The Tigers also had a pair of second-place finishes. The 200 freestyle relay team of Lawler, Schaefer, Dane Tollefson and Eli Swansen was second in 1:48.26, and the 300 breaststroke relay team of Wehrman, Swansen and Jacob Dick took second in 3:55.74.
Marshfield will swim in a Wisconsin Valley Conference dual meet Thursday at D.C. Everest.
Dec. 8, at Rhinelander High School
Team scores: 1. Rhinelander 102, 2. Marshfield 86, 3. Tomahawk 74, 4. Lakeland 72, 5. Superior 56.
Winners and Marshfield finishers
200 medley relay: 1. Marshfield (Calvin Lawler, Alex Wehrman, Kyle Schultz, Jarreth Schaefer) 2:09.37.
800 freestyle relay: 1. Tomahawk (Brady Tjugum, Trey Miller, Ethan Liebnitz, Evan Ploeckelman) 8:49.46; 3. Marshfield (Cole Hanson, Eli Splude, Connor Berres, Myles Jensen) 9:08.49.
400 medley relay: 1. Tomahawk (Alex Tucker, Brandon Boh, Liam Hogan, Tyler Teichmiller) 4:08.62; 3. Marshfield (Wehrman, Schultz, Eli Swansen, Jacob Dick) 5:00.89.
200 freestyle relay: 1. Tomahawk (Boh, Teichmiller, Tucker, Hogan) 1:37.20; 2. Marshfield (Lawler, Schaefer, Dane Tollefson, Swansen) 1:48.26; 5. Marshfield (Matthew Gronski, Adam Donahue, Eben Lonsdale, Blaine Neinast) 2:03.56.
300 butterfly relay: 1. Rhinelander (Martin Hoger, Jacob Schoppe, David King) 3:16.27; 4. Marshfield (Isaac Eberl, Hanson, Jeffrey Berres) 4:03.94.
500 decrescendo relay: 1. Tomahawk (Tucker, Teichmiller, Boh, Hogan) 4:42.41; 3. Marshfield (Jensen, C. Berres, J. Berres, Ethan Dagit) 4:52.32.
300 backstroke relay: 1. Rhinelander (Joseph Heck, Hoger, King) 3:16.60; 5. Marshfield (Gronski, Donahue, Adrian Mayagoitia) 4:50.69.
3×50 mixer relay: 1. Rhinelander (Taddeus Heck, Russell Benoy, Devon Gaber) 1:18.95; 3. Marshfield (Dick, Tollefson, Dagit) 1:24.81; 4. Marshfield (Schultz, Schaefer, Eberl) 1:40.35.
300 breaststroke relay: 1. Rhinelander (Benoy, J. Heck, T. Heck) 3:29.16; 2. Marshfield (Wehrman, Swansen, Dick) 3:55.74.
400 freestyle relay: 1. Marshfield (J. Berres, C. Berres, Dagit, Jensen) 3:44.61; 6. Marshfield (Neinast, Mayagoitia, Lonsdale, Splude) 4:47.89.