Skyline picked up a fourth place team finish at the 4A girls swim and dive Saturday at King County Aquatic Center, finishing with the second best total among KingCo squads and earning a host of medals in the process.
The Spartans got their best finish of the meet in the diving competition, where Erin Taylor was second, putting up a score of 258.25 in the semi-finals before coming back to post 373.40 in the finals while teammate Alyssa Holt was 13th with a 278.10.
Senior Stephanie Munoz was fourth in the 200 free for the Spartans, swimming 1:55.13 in the finals.
Chase Raines won the B Final of the 500 free in 5:20.00 and Issaquah’s duo of Katie Maier and Michelle Francois were fourth and eighth respectively.
Yui Umezawa, Gabrielle Salgado, Stephanie Munoz and Kathy Lin were seventh in the finals of the 200 medley relay, swimming 1:52.76 and just behind sixth-place Inglemoor. Umezawa also earned an eighth place finish in the finals of the 100 backstroke in 1:00.83, while Chase Raines was sixth in the B Final. Salgado was sixth in the B Final of the 100 breaststroke.
Annette Guo, Munoz, Lin and Umezawa finished fifth in the 400 free relay in 3:41.43.
Lin, who was also in the field for the 100 breaststroke, finished fourth in the 100 fly, with Munoz sixth, and Umezawa seventh in the B Final as well.
Sophomore Elyse Kaczmarek was seventh in the B Final of the 200 individual medley for the Spartans in 2:18.08, with Darian Himes in the preliminary field.
Eastlake’s Call third, Gevers leads Issaquah in final prep meet
Junior Kaela Call earned a total of 361.75 in the finals of the diving competition to finish in third place and was not the only member of the Wolves on the podium, as junior Christina Torrente scored 329.05 to finish sixth.
Eastlake was fifth in the B Final of the 400 free relay with Alyssa Poggemann, Ellis, Ally Haase and Newton swimming 3:49.39 and Aimee Ellis made the prelims in the 100 backstroke along with Erin Alleva, who also made the prelims of the 100 breaststroke. Ellis, Alleva, Alyssa Poggemann and Hsu were in 1:57.15 in the prelims of the 200 medley relay.
Issaquah senior Gabrielle Gevers won the B Final of the 50 free in 24.49 and was fifth in the B Final of the 100 free in 54.59 and led the quartet in the 200 free relay, where she teamed with Samantha Harbeck, Francois and Matsuda to finish second in the B Final of that event. Gevers, Brooke Flaten, Francois and Matsuda won the B Final of the 400 free relay in 3:43.70. Matsuda earned the best individual finish of the meet for the Eagles, taking a fourth place finish in the 500 free in 5:12.82 to get on the podium.
Issaquah finished 11th in the team scoring, with Eastlake 16th. Newport won the championship for the second consecutive year.