Last Thursday, the Thun­der Hawks competed in the Western Regional swim meet held at the University of Minnesota, Morris.

Last Thursday, the Thun­der Hawks competed in the Western Regional swim meet held at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Monte placed second behind a strong Melrose/Sauk Centre Fusion team, and ahead of third-place Morris.

Fusion outdistanced the T-Hawks by a score of 265 to 225, while the undermanned Tigers could only manage 38 points.

The Thunder Hawks 400 free relay team of Matthew Dunn, Carson Hein, Tyler DeZeeuw, and Brandon Groenewold placed first with a time of 3:28.92.

Thunder Hawks freshman Billy Etrheim captured his first career win in the one-meter dive competition with a total score of 298.25 points. Etrheim’s previous best score of the season was 144 points.

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