Bremerton Y teammates finish strong at Nationals

Bremerton YMCA’s Aspen Monkhouse, competing in her first YMCA National championships, finished the 50-yard freestyle in 25.32 seconds on Tuesday.

The championships run through Friday at Greensboro, N.C. Monkhouse was a tad slower than her qualifying time of 24.79. She placed 158th overall.

Bremerton Y’s Sam Lingenbrink finished the 100 backstroke on Wednesday in 59.64 in 117th place. In the 200 back on Thursday, Lingenbrink was 87th in 2 minutes, 6.64 seconds, faster than her qualifying time of 2:07.22. This was her second Y Nationals.