High School Sports

Red Raiders girls’ swimming splits dual meet

Bellingham’s girls’ swim team split its dual meet on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center. Bellingham beat Sedro-Woolley 130-30 and lost to Archbishop Murphy 110-74.

Highlighting the meet for the Red Raiders were Emme McNabb and Anna McNabb. Emme McNabb won the 200 freestyle in both meets with a time of 2 minutes, 13.03 seconds, and Anna McNabb won the 100 freestyle in both meets in 1:02.91. They were also half of the relay team that won the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay against Sedro-Woolley.

Anna McNabb also won the 50 freestyle against Sedro-Woolley with a time of 28.84, and Emme took the 100 butterfly against Sedro-Woolley in 1:09.75.

“They swam strong and won several races in both meets,” Bellingham coach Jeff Anderson said in a phone interview. “It was nice to see them lead the charge. Dani Cummins stepped up and filled in for two girls who are out sick and did a really good job.”

Sunni Sturnhagen won diving for Bellingham against Sedro-Woolley with a 156.95 and impressed Anderson.

“Sunni scored a couple of 6.5’s today,” he said. “That is a really nice looking dive and she was sick today.”

Bellingham’s next meet is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Fidalgo Pool against Burlington-Edison.

Bellingham 130, Sedro-Woolley 30

200 medley relay: Bellingham (Dani Cummins, Emme McNabb, Sydney Carrell, Anna McNabb) 2:12.73; 200 freestyle: Emme McNabb, (B) 2:13.03; 200 individual medley: Dani Cummins (B) 2:45.73; 50 freestyle: Anna McNabb (B) 28.84; Diving: Sunni Sturnhagen (Bellingham) 156.95; 100 butterfly: Emme McNabb (B) 1:09.75; 100 freestyle: Anna McNabb (B) 1:02.91; 500 freestyle: Sydney Carrell (B) 6:14.52; 200 freestyle relay: Bellingham (Anika Olson, Alex Ferrier, Emma Lockridge, Erin Wood) 2:21.35; 100 backstroke: Sydney Carrell (B) 1:15.71; 100 breaststroke: Riley McClenaghan (SW) 1:30.77; 400 freestyle relay: Bellingham (Sydney Carrell, Dani Cummins, Anna McNabb, Emme McNabb) 4:21.57.

Archbishop Murphy 110, Bellingham 74

200 medley relay: Archbishop Murphy (Kaelee McCloskey, Danielle Booth, Caroline Kowalchuk, Caitlin Mitchell) 2:01.11; 200 freestyle: Emme McNabb, (B) 2:13.03; 200 individual medley: Caroline Kowalchuck (AM) 2:27.37; 50 freestyle: Danielle Booth (AM) 26.03; Diving: Riley Kruger (AM) 194.50; 100 butterfly: Caroline Kowalchuck (AM) 1:07.70; 100 freestyle: Anna McNabb(B) 1:02.91; 500 freestyle: Kaelee McCloskey (AM) 5:35.78; 200 freestyle relay: Archbishop Murphy (Natalia Wilson, Jordan Ryan, Evelyn Yale, Maddi Stratton) 2:16.58; 100 backstroke: Kaelee McCloskey (AM) 1:05.27; 100 breaststroke: Danielle Booth (AM) 1:13.42; 400 freestyle relay: Archbishop Murphy (Caitlin Mitchell, Kaelee McCloskey, Caroline Kowalchuck, Danielle Booth) 4:11.21.

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