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Sports Briefs

Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Kenai, SoHi start swim season

The Kenai Central and Soldotna swimming and diving teams opened up their season by attending the Colony Relays on Saturday at the pool at Palmer High School.

On the girls side, the Stars won the 200-yard freestyle relay, the 200 medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay. Olivia Bowen also picked up an individual victory for the Stars, winning the 50 freestyle in 25.84 seconds.

The Kenai boys were able to take the 200 freestyle relay and the 400 medley relay. Winter Heaven picked up a pair of individual wins for the Kardinals, taking the 50 freestyle in 21.80 and the 50 backstroke in 26.90. Michael Hollinger won the 100 freestyle for the Kards in 53.27 seconds.

The Soldotna boys were able to take home titles in the 300 freestyle relay, the 200 butterfly relay, the 200 backstroke relay, the 200 medley relay and the 400 freestyle relay.

Colony Relays

Saturday, Palmer Pool

Girls individual results

1-meter diving -- 1. M. Schachle, Was 82.00; 2. A. Daly, Ken 61.95; 3. E. Byerley, Sol 59.05; 4. I. Hawkins, Ken 52.15; 5. T. Montanez, Was 49.90; 6. J. Jackson, Sol 47.70.

200-yard freestyle relay — 1. Soldotna 1 minute, 52.06 seconds; 2. Kenai 1:54.88; 3. Wasilla 2:04.45; 4. Soldotna B 2:07.90; 5. Palmer 2:20.62; 6. Valdez 2:21.20.

400 medley relay -- 1. Valdez 4:42.12; 2. Palmer 5:02.89; 3. Wasilla 5:05.13; 4. Kenai 5:20.77; 5. Colony 5:37.49.

Mixed 200 relay -- 1. Wasilla 1:45.01; 2. Colony 1:54.63; 3. Kenai 2:00.09; 4. Palmer 2:09.94.

50 freestyle -- 1. O. Bowen, Sol 25.84; 2. K. Stark, NA 26.85; 3. K. Louthan, Ken 27.68; 4. K. Heaven, Ken 29.31; 5. Z. Hanson, Ken 29.62; 6. K. Marckesano, Sol 28.96.

300 freestyle relay — 1. Palmer 3:43.90; 2. Soldotna 3:44.36; 3. Kenai 4:20.86; 4. Palmer B 4:43.90.

200 butterfly relay -- 1. Wasilla 2:07.84; 2. Palmer 2:20.41; 3. Kenai 2:21.43; 4. Soldotna 2:25.47.

200 backstroke relay -- 1. Valdez 2:10.73; 2. Kenai 2:21.52; 3. Palmer 2:30.08; 4. Kenai 2:42.25; 5. Wasilla 2:54.16; 6. Colony 3:28.28.

100 freestyle -- 1. H. Norris, Val 56.25; 2. K. Barria, Was 57.33; 3. K. Stark, NA 59.20; 4. K. Groleski, Sol 59.34; 5. N. Graham, NA 1:03.25; 6. B. Shattuck, Was 1:03.34.

200 medley relay -- 1. Soldotna 2:10.27; 2. Kenai 2:27.76; 3. Wasilla 2:27.96; 4. Palmer 2:41.77; 5. Valdez 2:43.29; 6. Colony 3:19.05.

50 backstroke — 1. H. Norris, Val 31.28; 2. B. Irish, Val 32.44; 3. W. Murphy, Val 34.49; 4. A. Daly, Ken 34.73; 5. S. Fifarek, Val 35.15; 6. A. Copeland, Val 35.64.

400 freestyle relay -- 1. Soldotna 4:10.36; 2. Kenai 4:27.02; 3. Palmer 4:30.78; 4. Colony 4:52.18; 5. Wasilla 5:14.63; 6. Soldotna 5:17.45.

Boys individual results

1-Meter diving — 1. C. Eshleman, Col 91.45; 2. C. Pepitone, Was 65.85; 3. L. Rohl, Sol 62.25; 4. B. Bible, Ken 59.40.

200-yard freestyle relay -- 1. Kenai 1:36.31; 2. Soldotna 1:41.10; 3. Soldotna B 1:53.30; 4. Palmer 2:09.3; 5. Kenai 2:09.63; 6. Colony 2:19.40.

400 medley relay -- 1. Kenai 4:29.29; 2. Palmer 4:50.47.

50 freestyle -- 1. W. Heaven, Ken 21.80; 2. C. Carrico, Sol 23.67; 3. E. Rickman, Sol 24.34; 4. K. Pulver, Was 25.32; 5. C. Corona-Cain, Sol 25.82; 6. J. Trippe, Sol 26.15.

531,300 freestyle relay -- 1. Soldotna 3:12.041; 2. Kenai 3:50.73.

200 butterfly relay -- 1. Soldotna 2:16.23; 2. Kenai 2:26.04.

200 backstroke relay -- 1. Soldotna 2:34.44; 2. Kenai 2:43.99; 3. Valdez 3:16.18.

100 freestyle -- 1. M. Hollinger, Ken 53.27; 2. Z. Mileiur, Col 54.06; 3. K. Snavley, Was 54.60; 4. S. Bloom, NA 56.95; 5. L. McAuliff, Col 59.50; 6. T. Snavley, Was 1:00.13.

200 medley relay -- 1. Soldotna 1:54.50; 2. Kenai 2:05.82; 3. Palmer 2:09.89; 4. Soldotna 2:14.14; 5. Colony 2:22.36.

50 backstroke -- 1. W. Heaven, Ken 26.90; 2. K. Snavley, Was 29.45; 3. K. Pulver, Was 30.60; 4. I. Cryer, Ken 33.05; 5. T. Landry, Ken 33.42; 6. J. Rife, Sol 34.00.

400 freestyle relay -- 1. Soldotna 3:49.17; 2. Palmer 4:03.17; 3. Kenai 2:28.28.

Rookies do well at raceway

Rookies won the feature race in both the A-Stock and B-Stock on Saturday at Twin City Raceway.

The winner in the B-Stock feature was Jared Nissan, while Dan Detjens was second and Sissy Bird came in third. Taking the A-Stock feature was Andy Williams. Jimmy Hale was in second, while Maxx May was in third.

Joey Essex rolled to another victory in the Late Model feature. Mike Devaney took second, while Frank Soares came in third. The Mini-Stock feature went to Todd Charlesworth, who edged out runner-up Steven Blunk. Andy Kircher claimed third.

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