Wildcat swim team runs record to 6-0
By JIM WALLER
Whidbey News Times Sports editor
December 15, 2009 · Updated 10:00 AM
The Oak Harbor swim and dive team upped its record to 6-0 with a double-dual meet win over Snohomish and Glacier Peak here Monday, Dec. 14.
The Wildcats beat Glacier Peak 136-40 and Snohomish 121-64. Snohomish defeated Peak 98-73.
The Wildcats won all three relays: 200-meter medley, Jacob Jepsen, Josh Jepsen, Price Hu, Matt Bolte, 2:00.33; 200 freestyle, Bolte, Josh Jepsen, Cole Weinstein, Jacob Jepsen, 1:50.36; 400 free, Devin Schell, Weinstein, Ben Cardinal, Hu, 4:14.34.
In the 200 free relay, anchor Jacob Jepsen came from behind to nip Snohomish.
Hu met a state qualifying time while winning the 200 individual medley in 2:18.86.
Bolte added two individual wins (50 free, 26.71; 100 free, 59.1); and Josh Jepsen (100 breaststroke, 1:14.67), Jacob Jepsen (400 free, 4:32.16), and Cardinal (100 backstroke, 1:14.09) each nabbed one.
It was Cardinal's first varsity win.
Brandon Vagt dropped nearly four seconds (1:04.69) off his personal best in the 100 butterfly while finishing second to defending state champion Garren Riechel of Snohomish (1:02.93).Contact Whidbey News Times Sports editor Jim Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-675-6611 ext. 5060.