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Morris 13th in state meet | Swimming

Marissa Morris, shown here in a race earlier this year, placed 13th in the 500 freestyle at the state 3A meet Saturday - Jim Waller / Whidbey News-Times
Marissa Morris, shown here in a race earlier this year, placed 13th in the 500 freestyle at the state 3A meet Saturday
— image credit: Jim Waller / Whidbey News-Times

Oak Harbor High School's Marissa Morris placed 13th in the 500-yard freestyle at the Washington State 3A swimming championships Saturday, Nov. 16, in Federal Way.

The Wildcat sophomore clocked a 5:22.15 in the race, earning Oak Harbor four team points, good for 33rd.

Mercer Island, coached by Oak Harbor graduate Chauntelle Johnson, won its fifth straight team title.

Morris also swam the 200 free, finishing 17th in 2:02.66.

Junior teammate Mollie Briddell was 22nd in the 100 backstroke in 1:05.65.

Morris placed 15th in the 200 and 16th in the 500 in the state meet last year.

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