The Thunder Hawks boys swim and dive team hosted the 2018 Western Regional Championship last Thursday.

The Thunder Hawks boys swim and dive team hosted the 2018 Western Regional Championship last Thursday. They  competed against teams from Melrose/Sauk Centre and Morris Area.

Melrose/Sauk Centre won the meet with a score of 288 points. Montevideo placed second with 190 points, and Morris Area was third with 46 points.

Alex Smith had a great meet for the Thunder Hawks as he finished first in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke. Smith was also a part of the winning 200 medley relay team.

Other individual winners for the Thunder Hawks were Seth Olson in the 50 freestyle, and Ibrahim Carson in the 100 butterfly.

The Thunder Hawks are gearing up for the Section championships which will be held at Sauk Rapids/Rice. Individual competition will be on Friday, Feb. 23, and the team meet is slated for Saturday, Feb. 24.

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