Local swimmers among PNS best on final day

Bainbridge Island Swim Club’s Ian Lipton finished second in the 10-under 400-meter freestyle at the Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championships on Sunday. Lipton finished in 5 minutes, 33.44 seconds at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Lipton also placed third in the 10U 50 backstroke in 38.48 seconds.

Garrett Waite, BISC, placed second in the 11-12 100 butterfly in 1:04.70 and second in the 50 backstroke in 30.73, just off first-place finisher William Zhou of Bellevue in 30.31. Kevin Houseman of Poulsbo Piranhas Swim Team placed third in the 11-12 50 breaststroke in 36.75.

Other top eight finishers include; Lia Campbell of BISC placed fourth in the 13-14 200 freestyle in 2:11.49 and seventh in the 100 fly in 1:08.07; Poulsbo Piranhas’ Brianna Hoffman finished fifth in the 10U 400 free in 5:48.65 and eighth in 200 free in 2:46.55, BISC’s Ian Lipton placed fifth in the 10U 100 butterfly in 1:25.41; Nathaniel Lapin of BISC finished sixth in the 10U 50 breaststroke in 44.94; Hannah Tonsmann finished sixth in the 11-12 200 free in 2:24.00 and seventh in the 11-over 800 free in 10:24.63; Makai Ingalls of BISC finished sixth in the 11-12 100 fly in 1:10.05 and fourth in the 50 back in 32.85 while Poulsbo’s Tim Gallagher finished eighth in the 100 fly in 1:12.75. In the relays, BISC’s boys 11-12 400 free relay finished third in 4:30.82 while the 11-12 girls 400 free relay finished eighth in 4:35.69. BISC’s 13-14 400 free relay placed fourth in 4:16.49.