STAR JOURNAL REPORT
The Rhinelander High School boys swimming team placed first in six of the 11 events Thursday when RHS lost its Great Northern Conference dual meet at Shawano, 92-76.
The Hodags won two of the three relays with Joseph Heck, Thaddeus Heck, David King and Devon Gaber placing first in the 200-yard medley relay (1 minute, 52.91 seconds); and Joseph Heck, Martin Hoger, Russell Benoy and King winning the 400 freestyle relay (3:38.45).
RHS’s individual winners included: King, 200 individual medley (2:20.13); Joseph Heck, 500 freestyle (5:43.38); Hoger, 100 backstroke (1:04.89); and Thaddeus Heck, 100 breaststroke (1:09.86).
The Hodags’ five runner-up finishes included: Gaber, Thaddeus Heck, Hoger and Benoy, 200 freestyle relay (1:38.04); Benoy, 50 freestyle (23.52) and 100 freestyle (52.35); Thaddeus Heck, 200 freestyle (2:07.91); and King, 100 butterfly (58.96).
RHS’s conference dual meet record stands at 3-4-1 going into Tuesday’s GNC dual at Antigo.