Spartans swamp Gig Harbor in girls swimming

The Spartans turned back the Tides by sweeping Gig Harbor in the 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke in last week's girls swimming meet at Gig Harbor.

Bainbridge won 10 events.

The Spartans snagged first place in the 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle, 50-yard freestyle, 1-meter dive, 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard freestyle, 500-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle relay, 100-yard backstroke and 400-yard freestyle relay.

Spartan sophomore Mikelle Ackerley finished first in two individual events — the 100-yard butterfly (1:05.15) and

the 500-yard freestyle (5:24.85) — and also swam the second leg for Bainbridge's A Relay team that won the 400-yard freestyle relay (3.50:38).

Sarah Grundman won the 200-yard freestyle for Bainbridge in 2:01.60. Teammate Shayla Archer was second with a time of 2:02.52.

Archer was the first-place winner in the girls 100-yard freestyle. She finished in a time of 56.20.

BHS swept the top three spots in the race. Fellow Spartan Kay Sterner was second in 57.58, and Candice Rosen was third in 58.36.

Bainbridge also claimed the top three spots in the 100-yard backstroke.

Allison Murphy was first with a time of 1:04.82. Natalie Ackerley came in second at 1:05.20, and teammate Erin Williams was right behind with a time of 1:07.39.

The Spartans also finished one-two in the 50-yard freestyle. Amanda Comeau was first (26.77) and Grundman finished second (26.83).

Bainbridge was unbeatable in the relay races, and won the 200-yard medley (1:56/33), the 200-yard freestyle (1:48.98) and the 400-yard freestyle (3:50.38)

In the lead-off leg for the 200-yard medley relay, Natalie Ackerley, a sophomore, finished in 30.34. Freshman Ana Bucy had a time of 31.98, and fellow freshman Mckenzie Bell finished in 32.64.

In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Geneva Levy kicked off the lead-off leg in 27.97.

And in the 400-yard freestyle relay, Ani Duni completed the lead-off leg in 57.54.

In the one-meter diving competition, Shannon Engelbrecht again took first for the Spartans with a score of 180.60 in the six-dive contest.


Spartans vs. Gig Harbor Results

Girls 200-Yard Medley Relay

First place: BHS Girls Swim & Dive, A Relay, 1:56.33 (Natalie Ackerley, Ani Duni, Candice Rosen and Julia Griffiths)

Third place: BHS Girls Swim & Dive, B Relay, 2:03.57 (Ana Bucy, Kate Eckert, Amanda Comeau and Amanda Sellman)

Fourth place: BHS Girls Swim & Dive, C Relay, 2:05.84 (Mckenzie Bell, Evelyn Newman, Alyssa Estes and Tatiana Sils)


Girls 200-Yard Freestyle

First: Sarah Grundman, BHS Girls Swim & Dive, 2:01.60

Second: Shayla Archer, 2:02.52

Sixth: Kayla Estes, 2:22.66


Girls 200-Yard IM

Second: Geneva Levy, 2:18.48

Third: Anna Peirano, 2:23.11

Fifth: Erin Williams, 2:30.04


Girls 50-Yard Freestyle

First: Amanda Comeau, 26.77

Second: Sarah Grundman, 26.83

Sixth: Amanda Sellman, 28.04


Girls 1-Meter Dive

First: Shannon Engelbrecht, 180.60

Fifth: Kittie Cooper, 138.35

Sixth: Koki Kresser, 133.65


Girls 100-Yard Butterfly

First: Mikelle Ackerley, 1:05.15

Second: Amanda Comeau, 1:05.21

Third: Sarah Grundman, 1:05.81


Girls 100-Yard Freestyle

First: Shayla Archer, 56.20

Second: Kay Sterner, 57.58

Third: Candice Rosen, 58.36


Girls 500-Yard Freestyle

First: Mikelle Ackerley, 5:24.85

Fifth: Celia Chaussabel, 6:07.07

Sixth: Kayla Estes, 6:24.51


Girls 200-Yard Freestyle Relay

First: BHS Girls Swim & Dive, A Relay, 1:46.98 (Geneva Levy,  Ani Duni, Julia Griffiths and Sarah Grundman)

Third:  BHS Girls Swim & Dive, B Relay, 1:52.55 (Ana Bucy, Natalya Neihaus, Anna Peirano and Amanda Comeau)

Fifth: BHS Girls Swim & Dive, C Relay, 1:56.13 (Caitin Williams, Natalie Godfrey, Caitlyn Munter and Tatiana Sils)


Girls 100-Yard Backstroke

First: Allison Murphy, 1:04.82

Second: Natalie Ackerley, 1:05.20

Third: Erin Williams, 1:07.39


Girls 100-Yard Breaststroke

Second: Geneva Levy, 1:15.37

Third: Anna Peirano, 1:17.91

Fifth: Alyssa Estes, 1:20.04


Girls 400-Yard Freestyle Relay

First: BHS Girls Swim & Dive, A Relay, 3:50.38 (Ani Duni, Mikelle Ackerley, Shayla Archer and Kay Sterner)

Fourth: BHS Girls Swim & Dive, B Relay, 4:12.65 (Caitlyn Munter, Caitin Williams, Tatiana Sils and Anna Peirano)

Sixth: BHS Girls Swim & Dive, C Relay, 4:43.31 (Alexandra McWilliams, Nicole Mingo, Hannah Pratt and Kayla Estes)

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