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Wesco, Northwest teams face off at Marysville-Pilchuck High School | SLIDESHOW

MARYSVILLE — Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville Getchell welcomed Sedro-Woolley, Burlington-Edison and Sehome high schools on Dec. 13 for a five-team meet between the Wesco and Northwest conferences.

M-P and MG both struggled against Sehome to start the evening but rebounded for back-to-back wins against S-W and B-E.

“We’re actually missing some Getchell guys,” M-P and MG coach Meredith Jenks said. “Our top swimmer’s out with bad tendonitis and some other guys still have to be cleared. I’m very impressed, and we knew we had a chance.”

The Tomahawk A team of seniors Andrew Winquist (28.92 seconds) and Jon Ell (29.85),  and juniors Colin Willis (24.44) and Jacob Blomberg (25.78) took second in the 200-yard medley relay at 1:48.99.

“M-P swam really well too,” Jenks said. “Sehome’s guys (who won the 200-yard medley relay) are three-time state champs, so we knew what we were up against.”

Getchell’s A squad of seniors Matt Knowlton (30.49) and David Fugate (32.61), sophomore Taylor Dalton (28.91) and junior Kevin Korte (25.46) took third at 1:57.47.

Winquist qualified for 4A Districts with a second-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle, seventy-nine hundredths of a second behind first-place Sehome junior Andy Small. Blomberg made 4A Districts with his fourth-place finish at 2:02.16.

Willis qualified for 4A Districts with second place in the 200-yard individual medley at 2:05.06. Tomahawk sophomore Jonathan Pusateri made 4A Districts with a fourth-place time of 2:26.76. Junior Thomas Durand qualified for 4A Districts as well with a fifth-place 2:32.86 finish.

Ell took fourth in the 50-yard freestyle with a 4A Districts time of 24.44. Fugate took fifth, good for 3A Districts, at 25.79.

M-P senior Tyler Russell won the 1-meter dive with 127.85 total points. Getchell junior Dominique Gray took third with 84.35. Tomahawk sophomore David McCall took fourth with 77.45.

Dalton took third in the 100-yard butterfly with a 4A Districts time of 1:06.46. M-P senior Justin Cram finished fourth with a 4A Districts time of 1:06.63.

Willis won the 100-yard freestyle with a 4A Districts time of 50.07. Getchell senior Matt Knowlton took fifth with a 4A Districts time of 56.12.

Winquist finished second in the 500-yard freestyle at a 4A Districts time of 5:17.13. Pusateri made 4A Districts in fourth place at 6:09.36.

Getchell’s A squad took second in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a total time of 1:46.34. M-P’s A team took third at 1:50.53.

Cram finished third in the 100-yard backstroke with a 4A Districts time of 1:08.18. Knowlton finished fourth with a 3A Districts time of 1:09.15 and Durand finished fifth with a 3A Districts-qualifying 1:10.37.

Ell took second in the 100-yard breaststroke with a 3A Districts time of 1:08.22. M-P senior Corey Coombs made 3A Districts in fourth place at 1:12.67. Fugate finished fifth with a 3A Districts time of 1:13.03.

The Tomahawk A team took second in the 400-yard freestyle relay at 3:41.06. The Charger A team took fifth at 4:15.63.

 

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