Pape PRs in championship meet / NWAC

Jillian Pape of the North Whidbey Aquatic Club posted personal bests in two events at the Pacific Northwest Swimming Senior Long Course Championships July 21-22 in Federal Way.

Pape, 17, qualified for the “B” final in the 200-meter butterfly with the 14th-best time in the preliminaries. She then improved two spots and finished 12th in the finals in a personal record 2:27.53.

In the 100 butterfly, Pape finished in a tie for 25th in the preliminaries. She won a swim-off to earn the first alternate spot, and the with a scratch was placed in the “C” finals.

Again she moved up two spots, taking 23rd with a personal best 1:05.58.

Next, Pape will compete in the USA Swimming Futures Championship Aug. 3-6 in Santa Clara.

The younger members of NWAC go to Federal Way this weekend for their PNS Long Course Championships.