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Knights close out regular season | Swimming


Last updated 10/30/2019 at 11:05am

David R Pan

Kamiak's Annika Seaberg competes in the 100-yard butterfly during a Wesco 4A meet against Jackson Thursday, Oct. 24, at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek.

Kamiak senior Ellie Straume finished first in the 500-yard freestyle and helped the 200 medley relay team to a victory during a Wesco 4A dual meet with Jackson.

Straume easily won the 500 freestyle in 5 minutes, 9.43 seconds, about 10 seconds under the state time standard, Thursday, Oct. 24, at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek. Jackson's Parker Hoppe placed second in 5:38.54. Straume finished third in the event at last year's state championships with two seniors placing ahead of her.

Straume and teammates Phung Vo, Grace Hatscher and Sophia Ryu won the 200 medley relay in 1:54.75. Straume, Hatscher, Jacquelynn Person and Annika Seaberg took second in the 200 freestyle relay in 1:47.31 and Straume, Hatscher, Person and Ryu placed second in the 400 freestyle relay in 3:48.91.

David R Pan

Kamiak's Ellie Straume finished first in the 500-yard freestyle.

Jackson, which won the other six individual events and the two other relays, defeated Kamiak 105-65 and claimed the Wesco 4A title with a 9-0 league dual meet record.

Kamiak's second-place finishers included Paige Stinson (200 freestyle), Eleanor Whalen (200 individual medley) and Ryu (100 butterfly, 100 breaststroke). Whalen also finished third in the 100 backstroke. Hatscher placed third in the 100 freestyle and Person was third in the 50 freestyle.

Jackson winners included Mia Chang (100 butterfly, 100 breaststroke), Heidi Ly (200 individual medley, 100 backstroke), Hoppe (200 freestyle), Caitlyn Anderson (50 freestyle) and Emily Mun (100 freestyle).

The 4A District meet is scheduled for Nov. 6, 7 and 9, at Snohomish Aquatic Center. The state championships are set for Nov. 15-16 at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.


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