With one week until the Great Northern Conference meet in Shawano, the Hodags were working on the team goal of getting to sectionals back in December. The first event of the night was the 200 yard Medley Relay.
The relay was won by the Rhinelander team of Jake Zalewski, Ethan Brown, Mike Laska, and Kirby Kuehn, with a time of 1:52. Alex Gaber was the next Hodag swimmer to see victory, swimming the 200 yard Freestyle in 2:06, 2 seconds faster than his seed time, and 7 seconds ahead of the next swimmer behind him.
The Hodags would go one to win their third event in a row with the 200 yard Individual Medley, which was taken by Ethan Brown with a time of 2:16, only .14 seconds ahead of the next swimmer.
Thursday, January 29th was Parents/Senior night at the Heck Family Community Pool. This was the last time that the Hodag swimmers would be in front of a home crowd in the regular season. Each swimmer was given a flower to give to their parents and senior swimmer Jake Zalewski gave a special message to the swim parents....-->READ MORE