Six Whatcom County divers advanced to the Class 2A/3A District I meet after having top-10 showings at the District 1 Zone Meet on Saturday at Fidalgo Pool in Anacortes.
“It was a great showing from the Bellingham schools,” Squalicum boys’ swim coach Paul Hanson said in a phone interview.
Ben Wilcox of Shorecrest had the top score with 230.15 points.
Kai-Kane Ronning of Squalicum was the top local finisher with a second-place finish and 211.85 points. Other top-10 local finishers were Brian Drake (Squalicum, third place), Nick Hutchinson (Sehome, fourth), Nate Miller (Squalicum, fifth), Bryce Griffin (Squalicum, sixth) and Aaron Drake (Squalicum, ninth).
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“We are looking forward to improving on our schools and getting people qualified for state,” Hanson said.
The District I meet will be held in February in Anacortes.