Wildcats run win streak to 7 | Swimming

Karina Concepcion swims to first in the 100-meter backstroke Monday. Earlier in the meet she won the 50 freestyle. - John Fisken / Whidbey News-Times
Karina Concepcion swims to first in the 100-meter backstroke Monday. Earlier in the meet she won the 50 freestyle.
— image credit: John Fisken / Whidbey News-Times

Continuing its hot streak, the Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team snared its seventh straight win by defeating Meadowdale 122-61 at John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool Monday, Oct. 17.

Oak Harbor (7-4) will face a stiff challenge when it goes to 8-1 Kamiak along with Jackson and Everett Thursday, Oct. 20, at 3:30 p.m. in the final regular season meet.

In the win over Meadowdale, Karina Concepcion and Ciara Hu once again led the way.

Concepcion won the 50-meter free (29.28) and 100 backstroke (1:10.42) and joined Irysh Concepcion, Angela Johnson and Therese Desquitado to win 400 free relay (4:33.67).

Hu took the 100 butterfly (1:10.82) and diving (126.65).

The Wildcats also received firsts from Mollie Briddell (200 free, 2:32.85), Irysh Concepcion (100 free, 1:07.8) and Nicole Vogt (400 free, 5:18.64).

Other Oak Harbor results:

Second: Vogt, 200 free, 2:38.04; Irysh Concepcion, 200 IM, 2:49.41; tie, Johnson and Desquitado, 50 free, 31.29; Johnson, diving, 111.75; Olivia Meyer, 100 fly, 1:13.49, 100 breast, 1:24.74; Desquitado, 100 free, 1:09.42; Briddell, 100 back, 1:18.23; 200 medley relay, Karina Concepcion, Meyer, Hu, Johnson, 2:16.53; 200 free relay, Hu, Desquitado, Meyer, Irysh Concepcion, 2:01.81.

Third: Danae Nash, 200 free, 2:47.39, 400 free, 5:47.76; Tricia Desquitado, 200 IM, 2:56.38, 100 breast, 1:29.36; Rachelle Muzones, diving, 85.4; Leanne Empinado, 100 free, 1:14.67; 200 medley relay, Briddell, Tricia Desquitado, Vogt, Empinado; 400 free relay, Briddell, Vogt, Nash, Tricia Desquitado, 5:02.97.

Fourth: Sarah Baxter, 200 IM, 3:03.21, 100 breast, 1:32; Empinado, 100 back, 1:30.1; 200 free relay, Empinado, Baxter, Carmen Moreno, Nash, 2:26.47.

Fifth: Alli Hoffmire, 100 fly, 2:01.63; 400 free relay, Moreno, Jacque Villanueva, Muzones, Baxter, 5:51.82.

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