The Midnight Sun Swim Team kicked off the Northern Area club swim season when it hosted the 2019 Wishbone Invite at Hamme Pool from Nov. 22-24.

In addition to the Midnight Sun contingent, other local teams competing included the North Pole Aquatic Club and the Stingray Swim Team.

Midnight Sun had four swimmers finish the meet with high point awards, including Dani Erdley for the 10 and under girls, Talia Wentz for the 11-12 girls, Zen Schaetzle for the 11-12 boys and Katy McCarter for the 15 and over girls.

Cooper Wentz and Patrick McIntosh of Stingray were high point winners in the 10 and under boys and the 15 and over boys, respectively.

Wentz also broke the Northern Area record in the boys 10 and under 200-yard backstroke by five seconds, swimming the distance in two minutes and 51.24 seconds.

North Pole’s Patrick Conley was the high point winner in the 13-14 boys division.

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