Oak Harbor beats Bearcats / Swim and dive

A 100-82 win over Monroe helped the Oak Harbor High School swim and dive team earn a split in a double-dual meet Tuesday, Jan. 28, at John Vanderzicht Pool.

The Wildcats lost to Lake Stevens 134-51. The unbeaten Vikings also topped Monroe 142-39.

Lake Stevens dominated the meet, posting the best time in 10 of the 11 swimming events.

Oak Harbor’s Micah Franklin (2:35.56) and Lawrence Zapanta (2:43.98) went 1-2 in the 200-meter individual medley.

Franklin and Zapanta also swam on the Wildcats’ second-place 200 medley (2:09.31) and 200 free (1:55.31) relay teams with Ridgely Briddell and Chandler Landolt.

Franklin added a second in the 100 butterfly (1:08), as did Zapanta in the 100 breaststroke (1:22.67).

Oak Harbor (4-6) finishes the regular season at Stanwood (5-4-1) at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30.

Other Oak Harbor results from Tuesday

Fourth: John Blankman, diving, 208.2; Briddell, 100 fly, 1:12.93; 100 breast, 1:28.59.

Fifth: Landolt, 50 free, 31.3; 100 backstroke, 1:24.65; Jordan Fay, diving, 162.1; Aiden Golden, 100 free, 1:13.43.

Sixth: Elias Thompson, 200 free, 2:40.3; Golden, 50 free, 31.54; Cameron Hoppock, 100 fly, 1:18.53; Jacob Swanson, 100 free, 1:13.65; Andrew Lof, 400 free, 6:31.1; Gage Powers, 100 back, 1:31.01; 200 medley relay (Austin Galletta, Swanson, Powers, Tyler Mattson), 2:34.68; 400 free relay (Tyson Neal, Swanson, Jake Mitten, Caden Leckelt), 5:31.65.

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