Soldotna leads Peninsula swim teams at Homer Invitational

  • By Staff Report
  • Monday, September 8, 2014 12:05am
  • Sports

The Soldotna swimming and diving team led Peninsula teams at the Homer Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

In the girls competition, the Stars were runner-up to Kodiak, finishing with 76 points to Kodiak’s 88. The SoHi boys were third behind champion Kodiak.

Alex Weeks won a pair of individual events for the Stars. She won the 200-yard freestyle in 2 minutes, 3.85 seconds, and the 500 freestyle in 5:33.00.

SoHi’s Megan English had the other win for the Peninsula, taking the 100 backstroke in 1:05.09.

The Soldotna girls had the lone relay victory for Peninsula teams. In the 200 medley relay, Portia Padilla, Rachel Henry, Megan English and Alex Weeks swam to victory in 2:00.77.

Homer Invitational

Friday, Saturday at Homer High

Combined team scores: 1. Kodiak, 232; 2. Soldotna, 131; 3. Colony, 129; 4. Palmer, 47; 5. Valdez, 46; 6. Kenai, 34; 7. Homer, 31; 8. Seward, 6; 9. Wasilla, 4.

GIRLS

Team scores: 1. Kodiak, 88; 2. Soldotna, 76; 3. Colony, 59; 4. Valdez, 43; 5. Palmer, 30; 6. Kenai, 22; 7 (tie). Homer, Seward, 6. 200-yard medley relay — 1. Soldotna (Portia Padilla, Rachel Henry, Megan English, Alex Weeks), 2 minutes, 0.77 seconds; 2. Colony, 2:02.07; 3. Valdez, 2:07.05; 4. Kodiak, 2:08.23; 5. Kenai, 2:09.11; 6. Palmer, 2:09.99.

200 freestyle — 1. Alex Weeks, Sol, 2:03.85; 2. Brittany Horne, Kod, 2:11.24; 3. Sarah Hanson, Pal, 2:13.35; 4. Lauren Kuhns, Hom, 2:14.15; 5. Portia Padilla, Sol, 2:14.75; 6. Rylee Norris, 2:19.25.

200 IM — 1. Camille Dayton, Col, 2:32.04; 2. Roslyn Kreigh, Kod, 2:33.21; 3. Celestina Castro, Ken, 2:35.39; 4. Josie McNelly, Val, 2:40.81; 5. Rachel Davidson, Sol, 2:40.96; 6. Rena Krahn, Kod, 2:41.09.

50 freestyle — 1. Ila Hughes, Kod, 25.11; 2. Rachel Crosley, Col, 26.72; 3. Hannah Glover, Kod, 27.44; 4. Sasha Hamner, Sew, 27.74; 5. Millie Snelders, Pal, 28.12; 6. Jenna Hansen, Sol, 28.32.

Diving — 1. Tessa Heiberg, Kod, 166.75; 2. Mikaela Pitsch, Ken, 163.20; 3. Katelyn Foster, Col, 147.00; 4. Eileen Cyr, Col, 144.25; 5. Annali Metz, Hom, 119.25; 6. Kimberly Bales, Hom, 97.65.

100 butterfly — 1. Riley McNelly, Val, 1:05.74; 2. Megan English, Sol, 1:05.85; 3. Roslyn Kreigh, Kod, 1:08:57; 4. Camille Dayton, Col, 1:09.19; 5. Emily Doyel, Val, 1:13.01; 6. Mikaela Pitsch, Ken, 1:17.21.

100 freestyle — 1. Ila Hughes, Kod, 56.28; 2. Rachel Crosley, Col, 59.23; 3. Celestina Castro, Ken, 1:00.34; 4. Sasha Hamner, Sew, 1:01.25; 5. Hannah Glover, Kod, 1:02.64; 6. Rachel Hanson, Pal, 1:03.07.

500 freestyle — 1. Alex Weeks, Sol, 5:33.00; 2. Rachel Henry, Sol, 5:50.58; 3. Brittany Horne, Kod, 5:56.70; 4. Sarah Hanson, Pal, 6:05.85; 5. Rylee Norris, Val, 6:19.18; 6. Isabell Henry, Sol, 6:27.13.

200 freestyle relay — 1. Kodiak (Marina Cummiskey, Brittany Horne, Hannah Glover, Ila Hughes), 1:47.45; 2. Palmer, 1:52.62; 3. Colony, 1:53.63; 4. Soldotna, 1:53.71; 5. Valdez, 1:54.46; 6. Kenai, 1:58.41.

100 backstroke — 1. Megan English, Sol, 1:05.09; 2. Marina Cummiskey, Kod, 1:05.18; 3. Portia Padilla, Sol, 1:07.52; 4. Emily Doyel, Val, 1:10.37; 5. Rachel Davidson, Sol, 1:10.98; 6. Micah Maffe, Col, 1:12.07.

100 breaststroke — 1. Riley McNelly, Val, 1:13.66; 2. Anne Sullivan, Col, 1:15.09; 3. Millie Snelders, Pal, 1:16.40; 4. Rachel Henry, Sol, 1:18.11; 5. Kirsten Nyqust, Ken, 1:21.50; 6. Haleigh Walker, Kod, 1:21.64.

400 freestyle relay — 1. Kodiak (Marina Cummiskey, Brittany Horne, Roslyn Kreigh, Ila Hughes), 3:55.07; 2. Soldotna, 4:02.40; 3. Colony, 4:24.36; 4. Valdez, 4:26.88; 5. Palmer, 4:27.41; 6. Kodiak, 4:27.51.

BOYS

Team scores: 1. Kodiak, 144; 2. Colony, 70; 3. Soldotna, 55; 4. Homer, 25; 5. Palmer, 17; 6. Kenai, 12; 7. Wasilla, 4; 8. Valdez, 3.

200 medley relay — 1. Kodiak (Dyton Schauff, Blake James, Talon Lindquist, Nicholas Lincoln), 1:41.96; 2. Colony, 1:48.79; 3. Kodiak, 1:51.32; 4. Colony, 1:52.71; 5. Homer, 1:53.02; 6. Kodiak, 1:56.14.

200 freestyle — 1. Zach Bloom, 1:47.25; 2. Blake James, Kod, 1:56.04; 3. Jacob Hall, Sol, 1:56.77; 4. River Hanson, Kod, 2:02.05; 5. Jacob Dye, Ken, 2:02.64; 6. Zayle Leithead, Kod, 2:04.16.

200 IM — 1. Joseph Anderson, Col, 2:06.50; 2. Jacob Creglow, Sol, 2:10.43; 3. Josh Peck, 2:13.20; 4. Baxter Anderson, Kod, 2:16.33; 5. Dan Lambert, Kod, 2:17.13; 6. John Boston, Was, 2:19.92.

50 freestyle — 1. Talon Lindquist, Kod, 22.80; 2. Cody Watkins, Sol, 23.15; 3. David Hall, Sol, 23.35; 4. Nicholas Lincoln, Kod, 23.61; 5. Elliot Amato, Col, 24.15; 6. Max Snelders, Pal, 24.72.

Diving — 1. Gabe Waldhaus, Pal, 199.40; 2. Ian Hall, Hom, 174.25; 3. Tanner Belliston, Col, 173.30; 4. Ren Carrol, Hom, 162.95; 5. Colby Lord, Col, 144.25; 6. Daniel Weist, Hom, 118.25.

100 butterfly — 1. Jake Simmons, Col, 54.96; 2. Cody Watkins, Sol, 58.30; 3. David Hall, Sol, 1:00.49; 4. Greg Smith, Hom, 1:00.85; 5. Cameron Gossett, Col, 1:03.08; 6. Baxter Anderson, Kod, 1:03.16.

100 freestyle — 1. Dyton Schauff, Kod, 51.38; 2. Nathan Schauff, Kod, 52.33; 3. Jacob Hall, Sol, 52.56; 4. Josh Peck, Ken, 54.09; 5. Remi Nagle, Hom, 55.17; 6. Charlie Jim, Pal, 56.26.

500 freestyle — 1. Talon Lindquist, Kod, 4:46.81; 2. Zach Bloom, Col, 5:01.90; 3. Daniel Smith, Kod, 5:15.54; 4. Jacob Dye, Ken, 5:37.86; 5. River Hanson, Kod, 5:38.03; 6. Sergei Wegner, Val, 5:51.32.

200 freestyle relay — 1. Kodiak (Blake James, Nathan Schauff, Luke James, Nicholas Lincoln), 1:34.69; 2. Soldotna, 1:34.91; 3. Kodiak, 1:41.53; 4. Colony, 1:43.79; 5. Palmer, 1:45.28; 6. Valdez, 1:48.46.

100 backstroke — 1. Dyton Schauff, Kod, 55.73; 2. Jake Simmons, Col, 57.30; 3. Nathan Schauff, Kod, 59.93; 4. Greg Smith, Hom, 1:02.29; 5. Max Snelders, Pal, 1:02.52; 6. Zayle Leithead, Kod, 1:03.98.

100 breaststoke — 1. Joseph Anderson, Col, 1:00.92; 2. Blake James, Kod, 1:04.63; 3. Jacob Creglow, Sol, 1:04.77; 4. John Boston, Was, 1:08.51; 5. Luke James, Kod, 1:09.01; 6. Max Mutch, Kod, 1:12.76.

400 freestyle relay — 1. Kodiak (Talon Lindquist, Nathan Schauff, Nicholas Lincoln, Dyton Schauff), 3:22.39; 2. Soldotna, 3:35.13; 3. Kodiak, 3:47.31; 4. Kodiak, 3:49.29; 5. Homer, 3:49.40; 6. Palmer, 3:56.80.

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