Every Laker brings home multiple medals from Sedalia

It was a good day in the pool for Camdenton.

The Lakers visited Sedalia Smith-Cotton on Saturday morning for the Tiger Invitational where times were improved, each swimmer earned multiple medals and one Laker even finished first in one of the races. After all 12 events were scored, Camdenton finished fourth out of 11 teams with 188 team points. The hometown Tigers won the event with 345 points respectively.


The meet began with the 200 Medley Relay and Camdenton finished second out of six teams. Sophomore Michael Radlund, fellow sophomore Addison Stanley, freshman Dane Lapine and his senior brother Blake Lapine put up a time of two minutes and five seconds, trailing only Warrensburg who finished with a time of 1:52.

In the other relay event, the Lapine brothers, sophomore Bryce Leuenberger and Radlund also finished second out of nine teams in the 200 Free Relay at 1:50 while Warrensburg finished first again at 1:42.


Leuenberger got things started for Camdenton in the 200 Free where he earned sixth out of 13 total swimmers at 2:30.

In the 50 Free, Blake and Stanley hit the pool with 26 other swimmers and Blake took fourth at 26.31 seconds while Stanley earned 10th with a time of 30.38 seconds.

The 100 Free featured three Lakers and it was the Lapine brothers and Leuenberger who hit the pool with 22 other swimmers. Blake earned third at 59.43 seconds while Dane took sixth with a time of 1:04 and Leuenberger finished eighth at 1:06 respectively.

Radlund was the lone Laker to represent Camdenton in the 500 Free, but he was the fastest man in the pool as he beat out nine other swimmers to finish first in the event with a time of 5:54.

Last but not least, Stanley and Dane took on eight other swimmers in the 100 Breaststroke and Stanley earned fifth at 1:24 while Dane came in eighth at 1:27.

Up next for the Lakers is a meet at Monett on Tuesday with Pierce City. The action will begin at the Monett YMCA at 4:30 p.m.