Tungate sets record at PNS championships | NWAC

Olivia Tungate of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club set a new Pacific Northwest Swimming record at the PNS championships Friday, July 26, at Federal Way’s King County Aquatic Center.

The PNS finals started Thursday and wrap up Sunday.

Tungate, 12, won the 200 butterfly in 2:24.15 for the new PNS mark while posting the nation’s third-best time in her age group. She also placed second in the 100 backstroke (1:09.59) and third in the 400 freestyle (4:47.54) Friday and second in the 200 individual medley (2:30.36) Thursday.

Kelly Huffer, 13, picked up a first for NWAC in the 1,500 free Thursday, clocking descending splits on the way to an 18:32.92. She also finished fourth in the 200 IM (2:29.3) Thursday and third in the 200 fly (2:23.3) and sixth in the 400 free (4:45.26) Friday.

Emily Huffer, 16, swam to fourth in the 200 fly (2:26:09) Friday.

Other NWAC highlights Thursday:

Jerrin Concepcion, 11, 31st, 50 free, 32.31; 47th, 200 IM, 3:05.25.

Maira Sulin, 12, 30th, 200 IM, 2:52.74; 31st, 200 breaststroke, 3:16.33.

Cole Weinstein, 18, 18th, 200 breast, 2:35.82; 23rd, 800 free, 9:14.61; 41st, 200 IM, 2:18.15.

Friday’s highlights:

Concepcion, 30th, 100 backstroke, 1:21.3; 38th, 100 free, 1:11.49; 38th, 400 free, 5:40.37.

Emily Huffer, 12th 100 back, 1:08.17; 25th, 400 free, 4:44.63.

Jillian Pape, 13, 28th, 200 fly, 2:51.83.

Sulin, 15th, 200 fly, 2:55.53; 28th, 400 free, 5:20.8.

Bruce Vagt, 11, 43rd, 400 free, 5:59.04.

Shamus Warden, 11, 44th, 400 free, 6:04.06.

Weinstein, 14th, 200 fly, 2:14.59; 39th, 400 free, 4:25.78.


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