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Boys Swimming: Red Wing ninth at Big Nine meet

Red Wing's Nicholas Bayley competes for the Wingers in Saturday's Big Nine Conference meet at Rochester Mayo. Photo courtesy Eagle Eye Photographs

Red Wing's William Meacham took second in the 100-yard butterfly in 52.39 seconds on Saturday at the Big Nine Conference swimming and diving meet at Rochester Mayo. The Wingers finished ninth as a team with 89 points. The host Spartans won their third-straight conference title with 460.5 points. Rochester Century was second with 300.

In addition to Meacham's butterfly finish, Red Wing had three other top-10 finishes. Ian Johnson, Nicholas Bayley, Meacham and Jayden Jech competed in the 200 medley relay and placed sixth (1:45.78). Johnson finished ninth in the 100 backstroke in 1:00.10. In the final event, the Wingers got one more top-10 finish with the 400 freestyle relay team of Abe De Jong, Johnson, Meacham and Jech taking ninth with a 3:35.72.

Red Wing will now place its focus on the Section 1A meet Feb. 21-23 at the Rochester Rec Center.

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