Mariner swimmer wins state title, Kamiak earns top finishes | Girls prep swimming

By Megan Managan | Nov 16, 2013
Photo by: Megan Managan Kamiak's Laura Johnson swims in the 100 butterfly race during the state finals on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the King County Aquatic Center.

The Mariner and Kamiak girls swim teams traveled to Federal Way on Saturday for the 4A state swimming championships.

Mariner's Brianna Lucien, the only swimmer at state for the Marauders, won the state title in the 500 freestyle race, beating the second place finisher by six seconds. Lucien, who came into the finals on Saturday as the fastest qualifier, earned the title with a time of 5:04.46. Newport's Maggie Pana finished in second in 5:10.45.

Lucien also finished in third place in the 200 freestyle event, with a 1:55.06 time.

As a team, Kamiak finished in 12th place with 69 points.

Ingrid Straume finished the 200 freestyle race in 15th place for the Knights, earning a finals time of 2:03.09.

Laura Johnson finished in seventh place for the Knights with a time of 58.93. Johnson also finished in sixth place in the 100 backstroke race, finishing in 58.14 seconds.

Kamiak's Lynsey Willis finished the 500 freestyle event in 5:29.24 for 15th place.

Kamiak's 200 freestyle relay team of Angeline Dovinh, Johnson, Haley Lasley and Straume finished in 12th place with a time of 1:42.89.

In the final event of the day, the Knights 400 relay team of Dovinh, Johnson, Willis and Straume took fourth place in 3:40.78.

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