High School Sports

Sehome’s Zach Shenkin stands out at Kentridge Invitational

Sehome’s boys’ swimming team placed ninth at the Kentridge Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 10, at Kentridge High School.

The Mariners’ Zach Shenkin placed seventh in the 200 freestyle with a new state qualifying time of 1 minute, 48.65 seconds, 11th in the 100 butterfly with a time of 55.54 and led off the 400 freestyle relay with a split of 50.32.

The 200 freestyle relay team composed of Isaiah Grambo, Trevor Nims, Zach Shenkin and Josh Larson dropped its state qualifying time to a 1:32.99.

“We had a good meet overall, a lot of best times tonight,” Sehome coach Don Helling said in a phone interview.

Sehome swims against Burlington-Edison next at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, at Fidalgo Pool in Anacortes.