The Morris/Minnewaska Gator girls swim and dive team opened the 2021 season at the Willmar Invitational Friday, Aug. 27, finishing with 162.5 points in the seven-team invite. The Gators opened the dual season with a close meet against Litchfield Tuesday, Aug. 31, falling to Litchfield 53-47.
The Gators had seven top ten finishes at the season opening Willmar Invite on Friday, Aug. 27, in Willmar.
“We had a great day, and it was good to get those first meet jitters out of the way,” Gator first-year coach Anita Nelson said. “Fun to see some girls swim close to their best times right away on the first meet.”
Litchfield 53, Morris/Minnewaska 47
The Gators came out strong against Litchfield, but fell short 53-47 on Tuesday, Aug. 31, in Litchfield. The Gators had five first-place finishes against the Dragons.
The Gators hosted Montevideo for their home opener Thursday, Sept. 2 and are next in action Sept. 7 against Albany. The meet starts at 6 p.m. at Minnewaska.