DES MOINES – Mason City's swimming team participated at the state meet in Des Moines on Saturday, and a handful of Mohawks posted quality times in their final action of the season.
Mason City finished 16th out of 34 teams with 40 points. Ankeny placed first, Bettendorf second, and Valley third.
Nick Litterer placed 12th in the 200 freestyle, completing in 1:45.10. His performance was good for five team points.
Randy Vaughan placed 19th in the 200 freestyle, finishing in 1:47.52.
Mason City's 200 freestyle relay team (comprised of Nick Litterer, Randy Vaughan, August Davison and Ben Hehr) placed 11th, finishing in 1:29.14. This performance netted 12 points for the Mohawks.
Litterer posted another strong performance in the 100 backstroke, finishing ninth in 53.24.
The Mohawks had another top-10 finish in the 400 freestyle relay, as Vaughan, Hehr, Litterer and Michael Rowe combined to place 10th.