Defending state champs top Wildcats | Swimming

Defending 4A state swim champion Kamiak High School is flexing its muscles again this winter as the Knights upped their season record to 5-0 by defeating visiting Oak Harbor 127-56 Thursday, Jan. 9.

The Wildcats won only three of the 12 events: Caley Powers, 50 freestyle, 22.89; Joe Gorman, 500 free, 5:24.65; and Cedric Cabigting, 100 backstroke, 1:01.76.

Powers added a 3A state-qualifying time while placing third in the 100 butterfly (55.02).

Oak Harbor picked up seconds from Micha Geist in the 200 individual medley (2:15.59) and from two relay teams (200 medley relay, Cabigting, Dakota Powers, Caley Power, Geist, 1:50.88; 200 free relay, Derek Volk, Cabigting, Geist, Caley Powers, 1:39.15).

Oak Harbor (3-2) meets Stanwood (1-3) at John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13.

Other results versus Kamiak:

Third: Gorman, 200 free, 2:00.22; Cabigting, 200 IM, 2:16.46; Jake Nelson, 500 free, 5:59.93; 400 free relay (Volk, Nelson, Dakota Powers, Gorman), 4:08.45.

Fourth: Dakota Powers, 100 free, 57.19; 100 breaststroke, 1:11.88; Ryan Cuajunco, 100 back, 1:06.58; 200 medley relay (Cuajunco, Nelson, Erik Jensen, Ben Danielson), 1:58.9; 200 free relay (Cuajunco, Jose Cabigting, Jensen, Danielson), 1:51.93; 400 free relay (Noah Zuniga, Noel Pangilinan, David Nuanez, Alex Berry), 4:59.72.

Fifth: Jose Cabigting, 200 free, 2:25.6; Volk, 50 free, 25.63; 100 free, 1:02.03; Jensen, 100 fly, 1:07.22; Clayton Livermore, 100 back, 1:15.9; Geist, 100 breast, 1:14.47.

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