The Bellingham girls' swim team won every event except one in its 129-41 win over Burlington-Edison on Thursday, Oct. 18, in Bellingham.
"It was like 'Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure,' it was an excellent adventure," Bellingham coach Jeff Anderson said in a phone interview. "We had 39 best times and three girls get automatice district qualifying times."
Kaia Johnson won the 200 freestyle with a time of 2 minutes, 19.87 seconds. Madison Smith took second in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:49.46 and Emma Brice took second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:27.9 to both qualify for districts.
"It was just a very good day overall," Anderson said. "We celebrated senior day and then we won every event except the 100 butterfly."
Bellingham improved to 6-2, 6-2 NWC and will play at districts on Friday, Nov. 2, in Anacortes.
BELLINGHAM 129, BURLINGTON-EDISON 41
200 medley relay: Bellingham (Maddie Gillman, Yvonne DuBois, Anna McNabb, Valentina Lopez) 2:12.62; 200 freestyle: Kaia Johnson (Bellingham) 2:19.87; 200 individual medley: Maddie Gillman (Bellingham) 2:19.78; 50 freestyle: Anna McNabb (Bellingham) 28.53; Diving: Ellie Kindlund (Bellingham) 157.80; 100 butterfly: Tampinco (Burlington-Edison) 1:19.37; 100 freestyle: Anna McNabb (Bellingham) 1:03.90; 500 freestyle: Kaia Johnson (Bellingham) 6:23.55; 200 freestyle relay: Bellingham (Yvonne DuBois, Emma Brice, Margot Lewis, Valentina Lopez) 2:02.07; 100 backstroke: Maddie Gillman (Bellingham) 1:06.40; 100 breaststroke: Yvonne DuBois (Bellingham) 1:21.14; 400 freestyle relay: Bellingham (Anna McNabb, Kaia Johnson, Madison Smith, Maddie Gillman) 4:23.87.
NOTE: Spelling corrected on Kaia Johnson's name on Oct. 22.