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Oak Harbor swims to 7th in medley relay at state | Swimming

A seventh-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay was the top performance for the Oak Harbor High School swim team at the state championship meet at the King Country Aquatic Center in Federal Way Saturday, Feb. 16.

Cedric Cabigting, Josh Jepsen, Caley Powers and Kevin Levy teamed up to swim the medley relay in 1:41.46.

Jepsen was the only Wildcat to reach the finals in an individual event, placing eighth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:00.62. He was 12th in last year’s state meet.

Jepsen, Jarik Bainco, Powers and Levy placed 14th in the 200 free relay in 1:31.82 but were disqualified in the 400 free relay finals.

Oak Harbor placed 18th in the team standings with 41 points. Lakeside claimed the title with 274.

In Friday’s preliminaries, Powers was 17th in the 100 butterfly (55.51), Levy 24th in the 50 free (22.5) and Bainco 22nd in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.98).

In 2012, Powers was 23rd in the butterfly and Levy 27th in the 50.

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