The Sartell Sabre Boys Swim and Dive Team won the Section 3A True Team meet Jan. 17 at Sauk Rapids-Rice High School.
They will now compete at the Class A State True Team meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Aquatics Center at the University of Minnesota.
Of the eight teams competing, the Sartell Sabres earned 1,795.5 points, 292.5 more points that Monticello, which finished second. Hutchinson was third with 1,233.5 points; Dassel-Cokato-Litchfield was fourth; Sauk Rapids-Rice fifth; St. Cloud Apollo sixth; Willmar seventh; Montevideo eighth and Rocori ninth.
The Sabres’ win is the sixth time in a row they have won at the sectional True Team meet in the past 10 years.
Two stand-outs in the meet were Sabre swimmers Mitchell Dockendorf and Spencer Sathre. Dockendorf finished first in the 200 IM race with a time of 2:08:46 and first in the backstroke with a time of 57:31. He was also a member of the 200-medley relay team and a member of the 400-freestyle relay team.
Sathre took first place in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:48:84 and first place in the 500-freestyle race at 5:01:38. He was also a member of the 200-freestyle relay and a member of the 400-freestyle team.