Ferndale girls' swimming falls to Burlington-Edison


Burlington-Edison girls' swimming defeated Ferndale 93-76 on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Lynden YMCA. The Golden Eagles were led by their 400 freestyle relay team of Robby Grant, Anne Marie Vandersypen, Marissa Cruz and Mia Wagoner, who won the race with a time of five minutes, 44.4 seconds.

"We had the most best times we have had all season ... more than 22 best times," Ferndale coach Julia Garrison said in a phone interview.

Vandersypen and Wagoner also helped Ferndale's 200 medley relay team win in a time of 2:29.35, along with teammates Alyssa Rankin and Caitlin Wilhoite. Wilhoite won the 100 freestyle and helped the 200 freestyle relay team to a win as well.

Ferndale's next swim meet is at 3:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Arne Hanna Aquatic Center against Bellingham.


200 medley relay: Caitlin Wilhoite, Anne Marie Vandersypen, Alyssa Rankin, Mia Wagoner (Ferndale) 2:29.35; 200 freestyle: Caitlin Wilhoite (Ferndale) 2:35.64; 200 individual medley: Zoe Brunson (Burlington-Edison) 3:10.60; 50 freestyle: Stephanie Tampinco (Burlington-Edison) 30.27; Diving: n/a; 100 butterfly: Rachel Omdal (Burlington-Edison) 1:23.30; 100 freestyle: Caitlin Wilhoite (Ferndale) 1:07.86; 500 freestyle: Emmy Watson (Burlington-Edison) 8:24.01; 200 freestyle relay: Caitlin Wilhoite, Marissa Cruz, Mia Wagoner, Alyssa Rankin (Ferndale) 2:12.52; 100 backstroke: Rachel Omdal (Burlington-Edison) 1:29.77; 100 breaststroke: Stephanie Tampinco (Burlington-Edison) 1:29.90; 400 freestyle relay: Robby Grant, Anne Marie Vandersypen, Marissa Cruz, Mia Wagoner (Ferndale) 5:44.44.

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