Squalicum’s boys’ swimming team may have shown some fatigue in its second meet of the week, but the Storm snagged a 97-73 victory over Burlington-Edison on Thursday, Dec. 11, at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center.
“They looked fairly tired,” Squalicum coach Randy Elsner said in a phone interview. “At practice, I’m trying not to underwork them, but also don’t want to overwork them. Strike a balance between that.”
Despite Squalicum’s team victory, it was Blaine’s Kean Rouse who impressed the most. He was the unofficial winner in the 200 IM, grabbing a state qualifying time in that event.
The Storm’s Rowan King also set a state qualifying time in the 100 breaststroke and Matt Lovell “looked very good” today, Elsner said.
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The Storm compete in the Northwest Conference Invite on Saturday, Dec. 13, at Fidalgo Pool.
Squalicum 97, Burlington-Edison 73
200 medley relay: Squalicum (Matt Lovell, Rowan King, Franz Allendorfer, Jonathan Hegeberg) 1:54.03; 200 freestyle: Jeremy Gray (Squalicum) 2:15.3; 200 individual medley: Franz Allendorfer (Squalicum) 2:21.26; 50 freestyle: Matt Lovell (Squalicum) 24.8; Diving: Wilson Dierdorff (Squalicum) 200.63; 200 freestyle relay: Squaliucum (Franz Allendorfer, Rowan King, Matt Lovell, Jonathan Hegeberg) 1:41.46; 100 butterfly: Rowan King (Squalicum) 1:00.43; 100 freestyle: Franz Allendorfer (Squalicum) 57.49; 500 freestyle: Matt Lovell (Squalicum) 5;52.15; 100 backstroke: Andrew Hansen (B-E) 1:02.97; 100 breaststroke: Rowan King (Squalicum) 1;05.88; 400 freestyle relay: B-E (Husband, Elliot, Rascoe, Dykstra) 4:16.90.