Saturday the Decorah swim team kicked off the season at the Cardinal Invite at Newton High School.

Indianola won the meet with 269 points. Decorah finished fourth with 177 points.

Of note, all times are in meters, not yards.

Mac Faldet took the silver medal in the 100-meter freestyle. He completed the first lap in 29.30 and the second in 31.72 to post a time of 1:01.02.

Taking third was the 200 medley relay of Nolan Heffern, Kody Miller, Faldet and Dalton Matt in 2:07.75. The 200 freestyle relay also finished third. Team members Derek Grube, Faldet, Sam Poppen and Matt touched the wall in 1:53.58.

Two individuals also took the bronze. Matt completed the 50 freestyle in 27.45 seconds. Heffern needed just 1:11.80 to finish the 100 backstroke.