Pair leads Blue Heron at Moses Lake / NWAC

Haley Borja and Kiersten Tyson paced the North Whidbey Aquatic Club at the Sizzlin’ Summer Splash July 12-14 in Moses Lake.

The event featured swimmers from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Canada.

Borja (12) placed no lower than fourth in any of her nine events and finished first in her divsion for points earned. Tyson (13) finished fifth or better in nine of her 11 swims.

Borja collected the only first by the five Blue Heron who took part in the meet, winning the 12-year-old girls 50 backstroke (33.39). She also placed second in the 50 freestyle (30.21), 50 butterfly (33.57), 100 back (1:13.5) and 100 free (1:05.59).

Borja took third in the 200 free (2:26.4) and 50 breaststroke (39.62) and fourth in the 100 breast (1:27.01).

Tyson took second in both the 200 back (2:49.76) and 100 butterfly (1:16.46) in the girls 13-14 division. She was also third in the 200 fly (2:56.4), 100 back (1:20.9) and 200 individual medley (2:49.26).

Jasmine Borja’s (14) best finish was 10th in the 13-14 girls 200 breaststroke (3:24.65).

Caitlin Dennen (15) was 10th in the girls 15-and-over 200 backstroke (2:56.36).

Leylah Dominguez (13) was 21st in both the 200 backstroke (3:17:14) and 200 freestyle (2:45.54).

NWAC will take part in the divisional championships July 26-28 and Pacific Northwest 14-and-under Championships Aug. 1-4 in Federal Way.

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