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West Fargo's Eric Benson touches the finish line after winning the 50 yard freestyle during a dual last December against Grand Forks. Benson was one of the Packers top swimmers. David Samson/West Fargo Pioneer

The dynasty continues: Packers' ranks full of top-tier aquatic talent

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Is there something in the water in West Fargo?

One might think so by looking at the track record of the Packers boys swimming and diving team. For example, here is a list of some of their recent achievements, in no particular order:


• Back-to-back Eastern Dakota Conference championships (2007-08, 2008-09).

• A team State Championship (2008-09).

• Ten All-EDC swimmers (2008-09).

• At least four All-EDC swimmers every season since 1996-97.

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