Despite no victories, the Monona Grove High School girls swimming team came away with a fifth-place finish Sept. 5 in Badger South Relays at Stoughton High School.

The Silver Eagles captured two second-place finishes as the 200-yard breaststroke team of Mary O’Malley, Emma Lippiatt, Hanna Doll and Brianna Back had a time of 2:19.40 to finish behind first-place McFarland.

The 400-freestyle relay with O’Malley, Morgan Heilman, Liv Seymour and Back had a time of 3:51.21 to finish less than four seconds behind race winner Madison Edgewood.

Monona Grove’s 200-freestyle relay ended up third as Sarah Townsend, Tara Pysher, Meg Keith and Seymour had a time of 1:52.15. The Silver Eagles 100-freestyle relay and 400-medley both took fourth place, and the 200-medley and 200-backstroke quartets ended up fifth.

Monona Grove’s next event is Saturday with a relay meet at Jack Young Middle School in Baraboo. The first swim is scheduled for 11 a.m.

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