Category Archives: Bainbridge Island Swim Club

BISC’s Markow sets NW age-group record

Bainbridge Island Swim Club’s Aron Markow set a Pacific Northwest age group record this past weekend in the 50-yard butterfly during the PNW Spring Divisional short-course swimming meet at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Markow, competing in the 11-year-old boys division, touched the wall in 29.50 seconds. The old record was 32.09.

Also, Elizabeth Helmer of Olympic Aquatic Club was second in the 100 freestyle, BISC’s Amelia Kimball was second in the 50 breaststroke and 100 individual medley in the 11-year-old division. Hannah Tonsmann of BISC was third in the 100 breaststroke for the 13 and over division.

Locals (top 25)

Girls

11 years

100 freestyle

2, Elizabeth Helmer (OAC) 1:03.67. 8, Amelia Kimball (BISC) 1:05.16.

50 backstroke

4, Milena Broom (BISC) 34.83. 8, Helmer (OAC) 35.12.

50 breaststroke

2, Kimball (BISC) 38.07. 3, Broom (BISC) 38.10.

50 freestyle

6, Kimball (BISC) 29.51. 11, Helmer (OAC) 30.17.

100 IM

2, Kimball (BISC) 1:14.01. 12, Helmer (OAC) 1:17.19. 16, Broom (BISC) 1:18.57.

12 year olds

12, M. Brotherton (PPST) 33.97.

13 & Over

200 backstroke

4, McKenzie Bell (BISC) 2:19.94. 15, Isabel Hendryx (PPST) 2:26.10.

100 freestyle

12, Hannah Tonsmann (BISC) 58.21

200 breaststroke

4, Tonsmann (BISC) 2:40.69. 20, Daisy Bell (BISC) 2:47.54.

200 freestyle

8, Tonsmann (BISC) 2:05.97.

100 backstroke

11T, Bell (BISC), Sierra Lesnik (Issaq) 1:05.91. 23, Isabel Hendryx (PPST) 1:07.67.

200 butterfly

12, Bell (BISC) 2:34.85. 22, L. Kobelansky (BISC) 3:00.13.

100 breaststroke

3, Tonsmann (BISC) 1:14.76. 21, D. Bell (BISC) 1:20.67.

50 freestyle

21, Tonsmann (BISC) 27.04.

 

Boys

11 years old

100 freestyle

21, Nathaniel Lapin (BISC) 1:10.32. 25, Ben Chapman (BISC) 1:11.09.

50 butterfly

1, Aron Markow (BISC) 29.50*. 11, Chapman (BISC) 35.27.

50 backstroke

6, Lapin (BISC) 36.63.

50 breaststroke

8, Lapin (BISC) 40.41.

100 IM

11, Lapin (BISC) 1:19.33.

13 & Over

200 butterfly

12, Sam Chapman (BISC) 2:51.70.

Hebard, Beers, Kerns all win at spring divisionals

Eleanor Hebard of Olympic Aquatic Club won two individual titles and placed in two other events at the Pacific Northwest age-group spring swimming divisional meet Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Hebard won the 100-yard freestyle title in the 9-year-old division in 1 minute, 12.84 seconds. She won the 100 individual medley in 1:23.26, and was second in the 50 breaststroke and fourth in the 50 backstroke. Ava Harris of PPST was second in the 10-year-old 50 butterfly while Margaret Hayes of BISC was third. Hayes finished second in the 50 freestyle and third in the 50 backstroke.

Bremerton YMCA Swim Team’s Brendan Kerns won the 9-year-old 50-yard butterfly in 34.41 seconds. He was third in the 50 backstroke, 100 individual medley and 100 freestyle. Bainbridge Island Swim Club’s Sean Markow was second in the 50 breast. In the 10-year-old division, Isaac Beers of Poulsbo Piranhas Swim Team won the 50 butterfly in 32.75, was third in the 50 backstroke and fourth in the 100 IM.

The meet continues Sunday.

LOCALS

Girls

8-Under

50 butterfly

16, Emma Johnson (OAC) 50.09. 20, Kathrine Houseman (BISC) 59.20.

50 breaststroke

16, Amelia Sinopole (PPST) 56.24. 22, Johnson (OAC) 58.50.

50 freestyle

18, Alexa Fiore (BISC) 40.06. 41, Johnson (OAC) 45.03. 45, Houseman (BISC) 46.22.

100 IM

42, Sinopole (PPST) 1:58.76. 43, Johnson (OAC) 1:59.67.

9 year old

100 freestyle

1, Eleanor Hebard (OAC) 1:12.84. 32, Regina Obnial (PSSC) 1:30.63.

50 backstroke

4, Hebard (OAC) 39.72. 9, Emma Solseng (BISC) 41.09. 48, Obnial (PSSC) 48.07. 53, Emily Hung (BISC) 49.30.

50 breaststroke

2,  Hebard (OAC) 43.87. 8,  Solseng (BISC) 47.10; 18,  Obnial (PSSC) 49.80. 27,  Hung (BISC) 52.17.

50 freestyle

12,  Solseng (BISC) 36.62.

100 IM

1, Hebard (OAC) 1:23.26. 12, Solseng (BISC) 1:31.94.

10 year old

50 butterfly

2, Ava Harris (PPST) 32.19. 3, Margaret Hayes (BISC) 32.90. 23, Siena Levan (BISC) 38.79. 32, Eden Michael (BISC) 41.03.

100 freestyle

9, Hayes (BISC) 1:08.79. 37, Michael (BISC) 1:16.76.

50 backstroke

3, Hayes (BISC) 35.39. 7, Harris (PPST) 36.18. 43, Elena Conklin (BISC) 41.86. 58, Annie Brooks (BISC) 45.25.

50 breaststroke

32,  Michael (BISC) 48.73. 38,  Levan (BISC) 50.69. 56,  Brooks (BISC) 54.39.

50 freestyle

2, Hayes (BISC) 30.97. 10, Harris (PPST) 31.44. 56, Levan (BISc) 37.01. 59,  Conklin (BISC) 37.31. 87,  Brooks (BISC) 41.25.

100 IM

11, Harris (PPST) 1:19.79. 33, Michael (BISC) 1:28.31. 49,  Levan (BISC) 1:32.79. 58, Conklin (BISC) 1:35.90.

Boys

8Under

50 breaststroke

6, Finn Wenker (BISC) 52.59.

50 freestyle

31, Wenker (BISC) 43.50.

9 year old

100 freestyle

3, Brendan Kerns (BYST) 1:10.87. 23, Adam Eaton (BISC) 1:26.48. 26, Ramzi Megalli (OAC) 1:26.87. 33, Colin McDevitt (BISC) 1:36.83.

50 butterfly

1, Kerns (BYST) 34.41. 2, Sean Markow (BISC) 36.56.

50 backstroke

3, Kerns (BYST) 40.34. 6,  Markow (BISC) 41.25. 25,  Eaton (BISC) 46.69. 26,  Megalli (OAC) 46.84.

50 breaststroke

2, Sean Markow (BISC) 44.16.

50 freestyle

5, Markow (BISC) 34.27. 34, Eaton (BISC) 39.68.

100 IM

3, Kerns (BYST) 1:23.58. 36, Eaton (BISC) 1:45.13.

10 year old

100 freestyle

7, Isaac Beers (PPST) 1:09.97. 9, Mitchell Bell (BISC) 1:11.27. 22, Joe Kobelansky (BISC) 1:17.35. 34, Alex Miller (BISC) 1:21.35.

50 butterfly

1, Beers (PPST) 32.75. 14, Bell (BISC) 41.35. 18, Kobelansky (BISC) 44.46.

50 backstroke

3,  Beers (PPST) 35.96. 27, Kobelansky (BISC) 43.87. 33,  Miller (BISC) 45.15.

50 freestyle

12, Bell (BISC) 33.24. 34,  Miller (BISC) 36.71.

100 IM

4, Beers (PPST) 1:17.15. 24, Miller (BISC) 1:32.55. 26, Bell (BISC) 1:33.15. 33, Kobelansky (BISC) 1:35.35.

Update from SCS Western Region meet

Here’s what I know from the first couple days of the Speedo Championship Series (SCS) Western Region Meet that is ongoing at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way this week.

None of our local swimmers have made the top 20, but at this point it’s all about progression.

Here’s a rundown on who is there and how they’ve fared so far:

GIRLS

Lia Campbell (Bainbridge Island Swim Club):  41st, 100-yard freestyle, 52.29 seconds.

Alison Murphy (BISC): 95th, 200 breaststroke, 2 minutes, 29.11 seconds; 98th, 200 backstroke, 2:11.89.

Candice Rosen (BISC): 127th, 200 breast, 2:37.36; 185th, 200 freestyle, 2:03.06.

Sam Lingenbrink (Bremerton YMCA): 74th, 200 back, 2:07.22.

Shayla Archer (BISC): 81st, 200 back, 2:07.95; 164th, 200 free, 1:58.15.

Kelsey Crane (Olympic Aquatic Club): 160th, 200 free, 1:58.00.

BOYS

Spencer Alpaugh (BISC): 63rd, 200 butterfly, 1:57.33; 42nd, 400 Individual Medley, 4:09.08.

Marcus Tonsmann (BISC): 80th, 200 fly, 1:59.19.

I’ll have an update when the meet ends on Saturday.

Western Section SC Championship this week

The USA Swimming/Speedo Western Section short-course championship is this week at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Olympic Aquatic Club and Bainbridge Island Swim Club will be participating.

The meet begins Wednesday with a 2 p.m. finals session. Thursday thru Sunday the prelims are at 9 a.m. and the finals at 5:30 p.m. The top eight individuals earn medals with the top three relays reaching the podium.

I’ll update throughout the week.

Washington Open meet begins Thursday at KCAC

The 38th Washington Open will begin Thursday and run through Sunday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

The meet, which is hosted by Valley Aquatics, lists the Poulsbo Piranhas Swim Team, Bremerton YMCA Swim Team, Olympic Aquatic Club and Bainbridge Island Swim Club as participants.

Thursday’s meet begins at 6 p.m. with the finals of the 1,000-yard freestyle. Friday prelims are at 9:30 a.m. with finals at 5:30 p.m., Saturday is at 9 a.m. with finals at 5:30 p.m. Sunday prelims are at 9 a.m. and finals at 4:30 p.m.

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.

Locals named to all-star team for Pacific Coast meet

A handful of local age-group swimmers were named to the Pacific Northwest All-Star team at the Pacific Coast All-Star meet at The Evergreen State College pool in Olympia, Saturday and Sunday.

Poulsbo Piranhas’ Eleanor Beers, Tim Gallagher and Kevin Houseman were named to the 11-12 girls and boys teams. Isabel Hendryz was named an alternate.

Bainbridge Island Swim Club’s Lia Campbell and Garrett Waite were selected to the 13-14 girls and boys teams. BISC’s Makai Ingalls was named to the 11-12 boys team.

Poulsbo Piranhas coach Patty Jenkins was named the PNW head coach.

The short-course yard meet begins at 1 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday.

OAC’s Burchell tops PNS time in 50 free

Olympic Aquatic Club finished third at the Port Angeles Spooktacular pentathlon meet Saturday. Bainbridge Island Swim Club, Port Townsend Swim Club, and of course PASC, competed, but I don’t have the final results yet.

OAC’s Ross Burchell posted the fastest 50-yard freestyle by an 11-12 year old boy this year in PNS. Burchell had a time of 26.84 seconds.

Here is a summary of results from OAC:

Emma Johnson, third, 8&U girls; Curtis Stewart, second, 8&U boys; Tyler Stewart, third, 9-10 boys; Chloe Parstch, third, 11-12 girls; Ross Burchell, first, 11-12 boys; Zane Guyt, third, 13-14 boys; Kelsey Crane, second, 15 & Over girls.

Local swimmers headed to LC meets this week

Swimmers from Olympic Aquatic Club, Bainbridge Island Swim Club and Poulsbo Piranhas Swim Team will compete at two long-course meets this week.

OAC’s Zane Guyt and BISC’s Shea Schardein are swimming in the Western Zone Age Group Championships Wednesday-Saturday in Roseville, Calif. while Tim Gallagher and Eleanor Beers will represent PPST at the North American Challenge Cup, Thursday-Sunday at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Also, PPST coach Patty Jenkins will coach the 13-14’s Pacific Northwest All Stars in the Challenge Cup.