Mackenna Briggs, Talisa Wibmer finish strong at state | 3A swim & dive

Liberty's Mackenna Briggs finished in the top four twice as the Patriots placed eighth at the 3A state swim and dive meet. Hazen took 14th, while Kennedy, with some Renton athletes, placed 11th.

Liberty's Mackenna Briggs swims and the 3A state swim and dive meet.

Liberty’s Mackenna Briggs finished in the top four twice as the Patriots placed eighth at the 3A state swim and dive meet.

Hazen took 14th, while Kennedy, with some Renton athletes, placed 11th.

Briggs took third in the 50 free with a time of 24.20 seconds. She placed fourth in the 100 back, at 57.42. She was also part of Liberty’s 200-medley relay that took seventh, along with Lauryn Hepp, Ellie Hohensinner and Cecilia Nelson, plus the Patriots’ 400-free relay that finished ninth with the same swimmers.

Hazen’s 400-free relay team of Anna Collons, Talisa Wibmer, Kourtney Brunings and Amy LeBar finished 10th. The Highlanders’ team of Wibmer, Brunings, Clarissa Mitchell and LeBar took ninth in the 200-medley relay.

Wibmer placed ninth in the 100 back finals. Wibmer also finished ninth in the 100 free.

Brunings placed 15th in the 200 IM and 15th in the 100 breast. LeBar finished 18th in the 50 free and 16th in the 100 free finals. Mitchell placed 26th in the 100 fly. Kristen LeBar placed 24th in the 500 free.

Hepp took eighth in the 100 back in the 100 back finals. Cecilia Nelson placed 17th in the 200 free. Christina Sargent took 14th in the one-meter dive competition. Hohensinner placed eighth in the 500 free finals.

Liberty’s team of Cecilia Nelson, Katie Nelson, Hohensinner and Sierra Lesnik placed 18th in the 200-free relay.

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