Swim: Wildcats complete regular season with win

Per tradition, the Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team tossed coach Amy Nurvic into the pool after the Wildcats' final home meet Monday, Jan. 24. Nurvic didn't mind, her team had just buried Monroe 136-36.

Oak Harbor, along with its "teammate," Coupeville's Cole Weinstein, won 11 of the 12 events. The Wildcats also finished 1-2 in nine events and grabbed the top three spots in six.

The meet was the regular season finale for Oak Harbor (6-1, 9-3), and for the third consecutive year, the 'Cats finished second to Marysville-Pilchuck in the Wesco North.

Oak Harbor competes at the district meet in Anacortes Feb. 11 and 12.

Nurvic said she used a "very different lineup" against the Bearcats (0-6, 1-9).

Weinstein placed first in the 200 individual medley (2:24.98) and 100 butterfly (1:06.25). Coupeville teammate Konrad Borden was fourth in the 100 breaststroke (1:31.69).

Devin Schell won two events (200 free, 2:16.39;oh and 100 free, 59.98) and teamed with Price Hu, Brandon Vagt and Yale Rosen to win the 400 free relay (4:07.78).

Rosen captured the 100 breaststroke (1:14.03) and 200 free relay (1:48.65) with Ben Cardinal, Josh Jepsen and Jacob Jepsen.

Hu placed first in diving (136.6), Judd Ford in the 50 free (30.54) and Ryan Cuajunco in the 100 backstroke (1:11.88).

Cuajunco, Jarik Bainco, Brett Vagt and Kevin Levy won the 200 medley relay (2:11.79).

Second: John Kaltenbach, 200 free, 2:35.09; diving, 126.85; Caley Powers, 200 IM, 2:31.34; 100 free, 1:00.25; Levy, 100 fly, 1:11.42; Brandon Vagt, 400 free, 5:17.18; Bainco, 100 back, 1:13.12; Jacob Jepsen, 100 breast, 1:14.19; 200 free relay, Josh Evans, David Kusnick, Kaltenbach, Ford, 2:18.27; 200 free relay, Powers, Kaltenbach, Bainco, Adriel Eckart, 1:57.02; 400 free relay, Powers, Levy, Cuajunco, Josh Jepsen, 4:11.85.

Third: Matt Reith, diving, 99.6; Brett Vagt, 100 fly, 1:12.77; Blake Leech, 400 free, 6:33.63; Kusnick, 100 breast, 1:25.9; 200 free relay, Schell, Brandon Vagt, Ford, Hu, 1:57.63; 400 free relay, Logan Faught, Leech, Clayton Livermore, Jeron Kosbar, 5:23.78.

Fourth: Levy, 200 IM, 2:37.43; Eckart, 50 free, 30.96; Livermore, 400 free, 6:50.36; 200 medley relay, Adrian Alvarado, Faught, Kosbar, Morgan Nielsen, 2:37.14.

Fifth: Evans, 50 free, 32.14.

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