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Swimming | McCarthy takes seventh at Speedo Western Selection Championships

Bainbridge Island Swim Club member Andrew McCarthy placed seventh in the 800-meter freestyle with a time of eight minutes, 32 seconds.  - Photo courtesy of Laura Ferguson
Bainbridge Island Swim Club member Andrew McCarthy placed seventh in the 800-meter freestyle with a time of eight minutes, 32 seconds.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Laura Ferguson

Seven Bainbridge Island Swim Club members, Spencer Alpaugh, Colin Chupik, Sarah Grundman, Tess Harpur, Cody Jenkins, Andrew McCarthy and Brendan Weiner, competed in 24 individual events and one relay at Speedo’s Western Selection Championships in Gresham, Ore.

Several of the swimmers posted personal bests in the five-day competition. McCarthy recorded the club’s top performance with a seventh-place finish in the 800-meter freestyle with a time of eight minutes, 32 seconds.

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