High School Sports

Le, VonFeldt take two individual races for Storm

The Squalicum girls’ swimming team defeated Lynden 115-55 in a Northwest Conference matchup on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Lynden YMCA.

Yani Le had a strong meet, winning the 500 freestyle with a time of 5 minutes, 48.7 seconds, and the 100 breaststroke (1:11.2). Abby VonFeldt also had two individual wins, taking the 200 individual medley (2:39.5) and 100 backstroke (1:10.5).

“Yani is always tremendous,” Squalicum coach Steve Gibb said in a phone interview. “She is not a distance swimmer, and is only three seconds off a state-qualifying time (in the 500 freestyle).”

Le dropped 15-plus seconds in that particular race.

Lynden got wins from Jadyn Elias in the 50 freestyle (28.47) and Shelby DeWaard in the 100 freestyle (1:03.5).

“She’s (Elias) just swimming well,” Lynden coach Linda Bode said in a phone interview. “I’m really pleased with her performance.”

Squalicum 115, Lynden 55

200 medley relay: Squalicum (Serena Allendorfer, Yani Le, Amanda Tapparo, Janae Gallant) 2:02.2; 200 freestyle: Allendorfer, (S) 2:14.2; 200 individual medley: Abby VonFeldt (S) 2:39.5; 50 freestyle: Jadyn Elias (Lyden) 28.47; 100 butterfly: Allendorfer (S) 1:06.8; 100 freestyle: Shelby DeWaard (Lynden) 1:03.5; 500 freestyle: Le (S) 5:48.7; 200 freestyle relay: Squalicum (VonFeldt, Gallant, Allendorfer, Kristina DeKoster) 1:56.0; 100 backstroke: VonFeldt (S) 1:10.5; 100 breaststroke: Le (S) 1:11.2; 400 freestyle relay: Squalicum (DeKoster, Tapparo, McKenzie Pham, Le) 4:10.0.

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