Renton's swimmers from Hazen, Liberty, Kennedy all impress at district level | 3A swim & dive
By ADAM MCFADDEN
Renton Reporter Staff Writer
November 5, 2012 · 1:57 PM
Hazen's 200-medley relay won a district title and the Highlanders placed second at the district meet Saturday.
Hazen's 180 points were second only to league rival Kennedy, who had 205 points.
The Highlanders relay of Talisa Wibmer, Kourtney Brunings, Clarissa Mitchell and Amy LeBar won the 200 medley by more than three seconds. The relay is seeded fifth at the state meet.
Renton's Vanessa Moffatt and Anna Luksetich will swim at state for Kennedy.
Moffatt is part of 200-medley and 400-free relays. She will also swim in the 200 free and 100 fly. Moffatt won district titles in both events, plus with the 400-free relay.
Luksetich will compete at state in the 200 free, 500 free and 400-free relay.
Hazen's Wibmer qualified for state in the 100 back after finishing third. Wibmer is seeded sixth at state in the event. She swam the best 3A time in the event at state last year. Wibmer will also swim in the 100 free at state after taking fifth at districts.
Brunings took second in the 200 IM and third in the 100 breast to qualify for state. LeBar placed fifth in the 50 free and third in the 100 free to qualify for state in both. Mitchell finished sixth in the 100 fly to qualify for state.
Kristen LeBar took sixth in the 500 free to qualify for state.
Hazen's 400-free relay placed second and qualified for state. The relay consists of Brunings, Kristen LeBar, Wibmer and Amy LeBar.
Liberty, Briggs have strong showing at Sea-King
The Liberty girls swim team placed sixth at the Sea-King 3A district meet. Mackenna Briggs continued her standout season by winning district titles in the 50 free and 100 back.
Liberty's 200-medley, 200-free and 400-free relays will all compete at state. In addition to Briggs, Cecilia Nelson (200 free), Christina Sargent (dive), Ellie Hohensinner (500 free), and Lauryn Hepp (100 back) will all swim at state individually.
Contact Renton Reporter Staff Writer Adam McFadden at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-255-3484.