Soldotna swimmers win Seward Invitational

  • By Staff Report
  • Monday, October 5, 2015 10:33pm
  • Sports

The Soldotna swimming and diving team won the Seward Invitational on Saturday in Seward.

The SoHi girls and boys combined for a team score of 255 points, while Wasilla had 117, Kenai Central had 113, Homer had 78 and Seward had 28.

The Stars girls were dominant, taking five of eight individual events and all three of the relays.

The individual champions for SoHi were Emily Boone with a time of 2 minutes, 24.70 seconds, in the 200-yard freestyle, Portia Padilla with a 2:30.51 in the 200 IM, Sydney Juliussen with a 1:11.71 in the 100 butterfly, Darby McMillan with a 1:02.23 in the 100 freestyle and Madelyn Brennan with a 1:12.23 in the 100 backstroke.

Homer took the other three events, with Lauren Kuhns coming through with two individual titles. Kuhns won the 500 free in 5:50.34 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:16.10. Alia Bales also took the 50 free for Homer in 28.79.

The Soldotna boys were just as dominant, taking six of eight individual events and two of the three relays.

Jacob Creglow and Jacob Hall each won a pair of individual events for the Stars. Creglow won the 200 IM in 2:08.86 and the 100 butterfly in 58.26. Hall won the 50 free in 22.92 seconds and the 100 freestyle in 50.13 seconds.

Also notching victories for the Stars were David Hall with a 1:58.03 in the 200 freestyle and Cody Watkins with a 5:05.80 in the 500 freestyle.

The Kardinals got a relay win and a triumph from Eric Kempf in the 100 breaststroke in 1:13.32.

Seward Invitational

Saturday in Seward

Combined team scores: 1. Soldotna, 255; 2. Wasilla, 117; 3. Kenai Central, 113; 4. Homer, 78; 5. Seward, 28.

GIRLS

200-yard medley relay — 1. Soldotna, 2:05.29; 2. Kenai, 2:12.81; 3. Homer, 2:20.91; 4. Wasilla, 2:21.42; 5. Soldotna, 2:23.23.

200 freestyle — 1. Emily Boone, Sol, 2:24.70; 2. Kaitlyn Phillips, Was, 2:27.81; 3. Olivia Brewer, Ken, 2:29.75; 4. Hannah Janecek, Ken, 2:36.86; 5. Haley Trefon, Sol, 2:54.20; 6. Brittany Gilman, Ken, 3:10.96.

200 IM — 1. Portia Padilla, Sol, 2:30.51; 2. Madelyn Brennan, Sol, 2:42.10; 3. Ashley Phillips, Was, 2:43.98; 4. Sara Faris, Sol, 3:15.01; 5. Mickinzie Ticknor, Ken, 3:25.12.

50 freestyle — 1. Alia Bales, Hom, 28.79; 2. Desiree Barbaza, Ken, 28.94; 3. Meghan Mullaly, Sew, 29.92; 4. JessiAnna McDonald, Ken, 30.28; 5. Lia Jacobsen, Hom, 30.65; 6. Elena Hamner, Sew, 30.94.

100 butterfly — 1. Sydney Juliussen, Sol, 1:11.71; 2. Ashley Phillips, Was, 1:14.96; 3. Emily Boone, Sol, 1:21.42.

100 freestyle — 1. Darby McMillan, Sol, 1:02.23; 2. Alia Bales, Hom, 1:06.95; 3. Olivia Brewer, Ken, 1:07.41; 4. Kaitlyn Phillips, Was, 1:08.23; 5. JessiAnna McDonald, Ken, 1:08.63; 6. Madeline Larson, Was, 1:11.32.

500 freestyle — 1. Lauren Kuhns, Hom, 5:50.34; 2. Kortney Birch, Sol, 6:14.85; 3. Mikaela Pitsch, Ken, 6:15.02; 4. Claire McElroy, Sol, 6:21.78; 5. Isabell Henry, Sol, 6:27.16; 6. Anna Stout, Was, 6:57.88.

200 freestyle relay — 1. Soldotna, 1:55.02; 2. Homer, 2:02.32; 3. Wasilla, 2:06.94; 4. Seward, 2:10.87; 5. Kenai, 2:13.58; 6. Soldotna, 2:25.28.

100 backstroke — 1. Madelyn Brennan, Sol, 1:12.23; 2. Claire McElroy, Sol, 1:13.99; 3. Kortney Birch, Sol, 1:19.17; 4. Elena Hamner, Sew, 1:24.10; 5. Madeline Larson, Was, 1:26.49; 6. McKinley Sorhus, Ken, 1:38.82.

100 breaststroke — 1. Lauren Kuhns, Hom, 1:16.10; 2. Sydney Juliussen, Sol, 1:19.96; 3. Portia Padilla, Sol, 1:21.80; 4. Darby McMillan, Sol, 1:25.93; 5. Madeleine Michaud, Ken, 1:27.50; 6. Anna Stout, Was, 1:27.85.

400 freestyle relay — 1. Soldotna, 4:10.81; 2. Soldotna, 4:27.83; 3. Kenai, 5:03.24; 4. Soldotna, 6:09.85.

BOYS

200 medley relay — 1. Soldotna, 1:45.00; 2. Kenai, 1:53.37; 3. Wasilla, 2:00.64; 4. Homer, 2:12.38; 5. Soldotna, 2:16.11.

200 freestyle — 1. David Hall, Sol, 1:58.03; 2. Hunter Reese, Ken, 2:00.98; 3. Savaii Heaven, Ken, 2:01.26; 4. Zion Alioto, Ken, 2:11.50; 5. Maverick Merrill, Was, 2:15.11; 6. Caleb Fredrickson, Sol, 2:16.18.

200 IM — 1. Jacob Creglow, Sol, 2:08.86; 2. Theodore Castellani, Hom, 2:29.84; 3. Miles Laughlin, Was, 2:37.54; 4. Kylin Welch, Sol, 2:44.65; 5. Robert Leach, Was, 2:52.36; 6. Blake Hill, Hom, 2:57.97.

50 freestyle — 1. Jacob Hall, Sol, 22.92; 2. Roma Ramner, Sew, 27.53; 3. Ben Henderson, Was, 27.73; 4. Eric Kempf, Ken, 28.48; 5. Karl Pfeiffenberger, Sew, 29.57; 6. Patrick Michels, Ken, 30.93.

100 butterfly — 1. Jacob Creglow, Sol, 58.26; 2. Savaii Heaven, Ken, 1:02.99; 3. Koya Barrette, Was, 1:03.81; 4. Theodore Castellani, Hom, 1:05.10; 5. Caleb Fredrickson, Sol, 1:13.53; 6. Connor Gross, Sol, 1:16.24.

100 freestyle — 1. Jacob Hall, Sol, 50.13; 2. Harris Fife, Was, 58.75; 3. Maverick Merrill, Was, 59.39; 4. Robert Leach, Was, 1:07.75; 5. Will Gross, Sol, 1:08.27; 6. Ian Reger, Sol, 1:11.11.

500 freestyle — 1. Cody Watkins, Sol, 5:05.80; 2. Zion Alioto, Ken, 5:55.61; 3. Jake Nelson, Hom, 6:09.41; 4. Harris Fife, Was, 6:30.62.

200 freestyle relay — 1. Kenai (Heaven, Reese, Kempf, Alioto), 1:44.81; 2. Soldotna, 1:55.11; 3. Wasilla, 2:03.17; 4. Seward, 2:10.65; 5. Homer, 2:13.17.

100 backstroke — 1. Koya Barrette, Was, 1:02.06; 2. David Hall, Sol, 1:02.25; 3. Connor Gross, Sol, 1:16.11; 4. Jake Nelson, Hom, 1:17.05; 5. Ben Henderson, Was, 1:19.74; 6. Karl Pfeiffenberger, Sew, 1:21.53.

100 breaststroke — 1. Eric Kempf, Ken, 1:13.32; 2. Miles Laughlin, Was, 1:16.86; 3. Andrew Dault, Was, 1:18.71; 4. Hunter Reese, Ken, 1:19.32; 5. Kane Graham, Hom, 1:21.63; 6. Will Gross, Sol, 1:23.76.

400 freestyle relay — 1. Soldotna, 3:25.30; 2. Wasilla, 4:06.03; 3. Soldotna, 4:27.90; 4. Wasilla, 4:57.50; 5. Homer, 5:09.39.

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