FDSH swimmers compete in Ames

AMES – The Fort Dodge girls swim team dropped a 146-35 decision against three-time defending state champion Ames Tuesday night.

Shay Saathoff (200 individual medley, 3:09.47), Ashley Graham (500 freestyle, 6:39.60), Lauren Underwood (100 breaststroke, 1:17.46), the 200 medley relay (Elli Russell, Underwood, Caitlyn Goebel and Lehr Thorson, 2:12.34) and the 200 freestyle relay (Thorson, Russell, Gretta Leigh and Underwood, 1:57.60) all placed third for the Dodgers.

“We are going to get back in the water and keep working,” FDSH head coach Rosie Ellendson said. “We are excited for our own invitational on Thursday.”

The Dodgers will host their fourth annual Gary Winkler Invitational on Thursday. Diving begins at 3:30 p.m., followed by swimming events at 6 p.m.