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BOYS SWIMMING: Manke seeded 27th in state finals

Alden Crosby

Alden Crosby

Alex Manke

Alex Manke

Bedford North Lawrence junior Alex Manke, a sectional champion in two events, will compete in the IHSAA state finals preliminary races on Friday night at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.

Manke is seeded 27th in the 500-yard freestyle in 4:52.38, and he’s seeded 30th in the 200 free. The top eight in the prelims will advance to the state championship race on Saturday afternoon, while places 9-16 will qualify for the consolation race. The prelims are scheduled to begin at 6 ┬áp.m.

BNL diver Alden Crosby will compete in the diving regional at Bloomington North on Tuesday night. The top eight from the regional will advance to the state prelims on Saturday morning.