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Emerson state swimming champ

River Falls' senior Eric Emerson took home a pair of medals from the WIAA State Swimming and Diving Championships in Madison over the weekend, including a gold in the 100 yard freestyle.

Emerson won the Division 2 state championship in the 100 freestyle with a time of 47.73 seconds and took third in the 50 freestyle in 21.59.

Emerson will be welcomed home Sunday afternoon with a fire truck parade down Main Street beginning at St. Croix Lanes around 2 p.m. and ending at the high school.