Sehome’s girls’ swim team swept all the events on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Fidalgo Pool. Led by Sophie Grambo’s standout performances in the 50 free and 100 fly, the Mariners topped Burlington-Edison 138-31.
“She stood in for our normal 100 butterflyer, who happened to be sick, and did a fine job,” Sehome coach Don Helling said in a phone interview. “It was tough having a late-night meet when we’re not used to it. It threw us off just a little bit.”
Alia Malella dropped a tenth of a second in the 500 freestyle, bettering her state qualifying time.
Sehome faces Anacortes in a non-conference meet on Thursday, Oct. 16, at Fidalgo Pool before facing Anacortes and Squalicum next week in two contests likely to decide the Northwest Conference title.
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Sehome 138, Burlington-Edison 31
200 medley relay: Sehome (Alia Malella, Hannah Holmgren, Sophie Grambo, Eva Baumgarten) 2:03.89; 200 freestyle: Gwen Roley (Sehome) 2:07.79; 200 individual medley: Miranda Blackburn (Sehome) 2:40.27; 50 freestyle: Sophie Grambo (Sehome) 27.48; 200 freestyle relay: Sehome (Elle Pullman, Megan Madel, Gwen Roley, Hannah Holmgren) 1:55.51; 100 butterfly: Sophie Grambo (Sehome) 1:16.06; 100 freestyle: Hannah Holmgren (Sehome) 1:03.14; 500 freestyle: Alia Malella (Sehome) 5:39.59; 100 backstroke: Alia Malella (Sehome) 1:04.52; 100 breaststroke: Hannah Holmgren (Sehome) 1:17.73; 400 freestyle relay: Sehome (Alia Malella, Elle Pullman, Sophie Grambo, Gwen Roley) 4:03.88.