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Marysville Getchell places fifth at District Championship

Marysville Getchell High School’s Taylor Dalton blastshis way through the  200-yard IM in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School pool on Feb. 10. - Kirk Boxleitner
Marysville Getchell High School’s Taylor Dalton blastshis way through the 200-yard IM in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School pool on Feb. 10.
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MARYSVILLE — Thanks to a number of strong performances, the Marysville Getchell swim and dive team finished in fifth place in the Boys Wesco 3A District Championships held Feb. 10-11 at the Marysville-Pilchuck High School pool.

“The team swam very well,” said Marysville Getchell head coach Meredith Jenks. “I’m really pleased with our efforts.”

In the 200-yard medley relay, the MG team of seniors Matt Knowlton, David Fugate and Josh Estella and junior Kevin Korte finished in forth place with a time of 1:48.09.

Although he did not make the finals, junior Michael Cozart finished in 22nd place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:20.87.

In the 200-yard IM, Taylor Dalton just missed making the finals and finished in 13th place with a time of 2:24.67. Fugate made it to the finals and finished in 11th place with a time of 2:26.26.

In the 50-yard freestyle, Korte finished in 14th place with a time of 25.09, while Knowlton finished in eighth place with a time of 23.68.

In the 1-meter diving, junior Brisen Williams finished in eighth place with a final score of 192.55 and junior Dominique Gray finished in seventh place with a final score of 198.25.

In the 100-yard butterfly, Estella qualified for state with his second-place finish in a time of 57.25. Dalton finished in 11th place with a time of 1:01.12.

In the 100-yard freestyle, junior Jimi Hicks swam in the prelims and finished in 22nd place with a time of 1:02.85. Korte made it to the finals when he finished in 11th place with a time of 56.69.

In the boys 500-yard freestyle, Cozart finished in a time of 6:27.08 to finish in 21st place.

The team of Knowlton, Korte, Fugate and Estella finished in fourth place in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:35.94.

In the 100-yard backstroke, freshman Darien Corcoran-Clark finished in 19th place with a time of 1:13.57. Knowlton had a fourth-place finish with a time of 1:03.32.

In the 110-yard breaststroke, junior David Swanson finished in 16th place with a time of 1:16.38. Fugate, with a time of 1:11.54, finished in eighth place.

In the 400-yard freestyle relay, Cozart, Corcoran-Clark, Swanson and Dalton finished in ninth place with a time of 4:05.37.

 

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