Kentridge second, Kentlake fifth at league | Boys swim and dive
By TJ MARTINELL
Covington Reporter Reporter
February 2, 2012 · Updated 12:40 PM
Kentridge had a strong South Puget Sound League boys swim and dive meet with a second place finish as a team.
It was a pretty good weekend in the pool for Kentwood, Kentlake and Tahoma, too.
Kentwood placed fifth, while Kentlake and Tahoma took eighth and 10th respectively.
The Chargers secured the finish when they took second place in the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1 minute, 44.95 seconds, losing to the Vikings from Curtis by a mere .33 seconds. The members of the relay team were Nick Watson, Dennis Liu, Chase Bublitz and Brenton Ho.
Lui placed second in the 200 individual medley with a district qualifying time of 2:06.19.
In the 50 freestyle, sophomore Bublitz took first with a state qualifying time of 21:62, while Ho placed sixth with a time of 23.99.
Sophomore Brady Shutt took fifth in diving with a final score of 268.85.
In the 100 free, Bublitz took first with a state-qualifying time of 48.04, while Ho took eighth with a time of 54:19. In the 500 free, Connell took fourth with a district qualifying time of 5:29.34.
Kentwood’s 200 yard medley relay took fifth with a time of 1:51.24.
Sophomore Brian Wright took 10th in the 200 yard freestyle with a district qualifying time of 2:01.92 and placed sixth in the 500 yard freestyle at 5:38.49.
Senior Jesse Denhert took first in diving with a final score of 407.35, while junior Taylor Casillas took ninth with a final score of 247.60.
Kevin Molloy, a sophomore, placed seventh in the 100 yard butterfly with a district qualifying time of 59.24 and took first in the 100 yard breaststroke, stopping the clock at a district qualifying time of 105:56.
Sophmores Dane Turnball and Logan Stoick took fifth and seventh respectively in the 100 yard backstroke, touching the wall at 1:00.32 and 1:01.47.
The Chargers 400 free relay team qualified for districts, taking eighth place at 3:49.98.
Kentlake’s 200 medley relay team placed sixth with a district qualifying time of 1:51:53.
In the 200 IM, senior Kyle Koon placed eighth with a district qualifying time of 2:17.38.
Falcon junior Erik Fulmer took first place in the 100 yard butterfly with a state-qualifying time of 55.03. Fulmer also took first in the 100 yard backstroke, touching the wall at 58.60. Freshman Quentin Knox placed ninth in the 100 yard backstroke with a district qualifying time of 1:02.63.
In the 400 free relay, the Falcons took fifth with a district qualifying time of 3:37.07.
In the 50 yard freestyle, junior Mitch Halbert placed fourth with a time of 23.59. Halbert also took sixth in the 100 yard freestyle, stopping the clock at 53.03.
In diving, Stephen Griffith took eighth with a final score of 257.95.
Royals senior Matthew Roland placed fourth in the 100 yard breaststroke with a district qualifying time of 1:08.12 and sixth in the 50 yard free with a time of 23.99, tying with Kentridge's Ho.
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