Hegeberg leads Squalicum girls' swimming against Lynden


Squalicum girls' swimming defeated Lynden 117-53 on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center. Squalicum was led by Josephine Hegeberg, who helped the Storm win three races including the 200 freestyle in a time of 2:04.2.

"Josephine swam the 200 freestyle last year at state, she just had a great meet," Squalicum coach Steve Gibb said in a phone interview. "It was a solid meet for the whole team; we're right where we want to be at this point."

Abby VonFeldt won the 200 individual medley and the 500 freestyle, while helping Squalicum relay teams win the 400 freestyle relay and the 200 medley relay. Sydney Wong won the 50 freestyle and also swam on Squalicum's winning relay teams in the 200 medley relay.

Lynden's only race win came by Sarah Hollander in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:08.9.

Squalicum's next meet is at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Arne Hanna Aquatic Center when the Storm host Anacortes. Lynden's next swim meet is at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Fidalgo Pool against Burlington-Edison.


200 medley relay: Abby VonFeldt, Shaye Fowler, Sydney Wong, Lanie Serres (Squalicum) 2:07.70; 200 freestyle: Josephine Hegeberg (Squalicum) 2:04.20 (STATE TIME); 200 individual medley: Abby VonFeldt (Squalicum) 2:36.40; 50 freestyle: Sydney Wong (Squalicum) 26.70; Diving: Samantha Jones (Squalicum) 147.45; 100 butterfly: Savannah McGhee (Squalicum) 1:13.00; 100 freestyle: Maddie Dohm (Squalicum) 1:01.23; 500 freestyle: Abby VonFeldt (Squalicum) 6:09.70; 200 freestyle relay: Janae Gallant, Savannah McGhee, Maddie Dohm, Josephine Hegeberg (Squalicum) 1:58.10; 100 backstroke: Sarah Hollander (Lynden) 1:08.90; 100 breaststroke: Shaye Fowler (Squalicum) 1:16.80; 400 freestyle relay: Josephine Hegeberg, Maddie Dohm, Ivana Witt, Abby VonFeldt (Squalicum) 4:16.90.

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