Huffers place in international swim meet | NWAC
By JIM WALLER
Whidbey News Times Sports editor
August 9, 2012 · 9:14 AM
The Huffer sisters, Emily and Kelly, represented the North Whidbey Aquatic Club on the Pacific Northwest Swim all-star team which finished fourth in the North American Challenge Cup at Edmonton, Alberta, Aug. 2 to 4.
Canada won the meet which also featured teams from Southern California Swimming, Pacific Swimming (central California) and Mexico.
The sisters each collected three top-10 finishes.
Kelly, swimming four personal records in five events in the girls 11-12 division, led the way with a second place in the 200 butterfly in 2:28.22, the eighth fastest time in the United States this year for 12-year-old girls.
She also finished fifth in the 200 individual medley (2:33.13) and eighth in the 200 freestyle (2:16.37).
Emily, racing in the girls 15-16 division, was eighth in the 50 freestyle (28.79), ninth in the 100 backstroke (1:10.32) and 10th in the 200 free (2:17.62).Contact Whidbey News Times Sports editor Jim Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-675-6611 ext. 5060.