Locals compete strongly at Pac Coast All-Star meet

Bainbridge Island Swim Club’s Lia Campbell was the top finisher from the local contingent that was named to the Pacific Northwest All-Star team at the Pacific Coast meet last weekend.

Campbell had three second-place finishes and five other top 10 finishes in the 13-14 year old division at The Evergreen State College pool in Olympia. Campbell was second in the 50-yard freestyle (24.28 seconds), 100 free (51.78) and 200 free (1:55.68). She was seventh in the 200 back and helped the PNW team to fifth-place in the 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 200 medley relay and sixth in the 400 medley relay.

BISC’s Makai Ingalls was fourth in the 50 backstroke, fifth in the 50 butterfly, sixth in the 100 individual medley, seventh in the 100 fly and ninth in the 50 free and 100 back. He also helped the PNW boys 11-12 year old relays place among the top five; second in the 200 free relay, 200 medley relay and fourth in the 400 free relay and 400 medley relay. BISC’s Garrett Waite helped the 13-14 PNW team to a third-place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:41.90), sixth in the 400 free relay and eighth in the 400 medley relay. He was also 15th in the 50 free, ninth in the 100 back and 10th in the 200 back.

Also placing among the top five for the PNW All-Stars in the relay events were Eleanor Beers of the Poulsbo Piranhas Swim Team in the 11-12 year old category (200 free relay, 400 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay) and PPST’s Tim Gallagher also in the 11-12 category (200 medley relay, 400 medley relay).

Individually, Beers was ninth in the 100 free, 11th in the 50 free, 12th in the 500 free, 11th in the 50 back and 12th in the 100 fly. Gallagher was 15th in the 200 free, seventh in the 50 back, eighth in the 100 back, and 14th in the 50 breast, 100 breast and 100 IM.