Sequim’s Mia Coffman swims to a district meet qualifying time in the 200 free (2:09) in the Wolves’ double dual meet against Kingston and North Kitsap on Sept. 23. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim’s Mia Coffman swims to a district meet qualifying time in the 200 free (2:09) in the Wolves’ double dual meet against Kingston and North Kitsap on Sept. 23. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Girls swimming: Sequim tops Klahowya, splits with NK/Kingston

Sequim’s Wolves hosted a double-dual meet on Sept. 23, earning a split with Kingston and North Kitsap.

The Wolves (3-2) topped a shorthanded Kingston squad 99-44 and fell to a deep Vikings team, 103-62.

Mia Coffman topped the field the 500 free with a 5:42.47 mark, a state 2A meet qualifier.

Sequim’s Hi’ilei Robinson topped swimmers from both schools in the 100 free with a 1:03.53 finish, while Lauren Sundin splashed to a win in the 100 backstroke in 1:13.40 — both district meet qualifying times.

Coffman added a district meet qualifying time in the 200 free (2:09), as did Robinson in both 50 free (28.40).

Melisa Nelson was about a tenth of a second off a district qualifying time in the 100 butterfly (1:18.10).

Sequim’s Melia Nelson competes in the breaststroke portion of the 200 individual medley as the Wolves take on Kingston and North Kitsap on Sept. 23.

Sequim’s Melia Nelson competes in the breaststroke portion of the 200 individual medley as the Wolves take on Kingston and North Kitsap on Sept. 23.

All three Sequim relays posted West Central District meet-qualifying times.

Kingston brought just six swimmer to the pool while North Kitsap had a bevy of swimmers,earning five individual wins and sweeping first place in the three relays.

Wolves splash Eagles

A deeper, faster Sequim swim squad overwhelmed 1A host Klahowya on Sept. 21, as the Wolves took first place in all but three events.

Coffman picked up two individual wins while teammates Nelson, Sundin and Natalie Cross and added one win apiece.

The Wolves also swept first place finishes in all three relays, each with district meet-qualifying time.

Sequim High swimmers cheer on their teammates in the 200meters at a double dual meet against Kingston and North Kitsap last week. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Sequim High swimmers cheer on their teammates in the 200meters at a double dual meet against Kingston and North Kitsap last week. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Coffman clocked in the 200 individual medley in 2:32.89, less than three seconds off a state 2A meet qualifying time. She added another district qualifying time in the 100 free with a 1:00.21 finished, followed by Robinson in another district qualifying time (1:03.01).

Sundin just missed a district qualifying time after winning the 50 free (29.69). Nelson won the 100 breaststroke (1:30.69) while Cross topped the field in the 100 backstroke (1:24).

Caley Haney (100 butterfly, 200 free) and Loren Swaney (500 free) earned Klahowya’s three wins.

Coming up

Sequim hosts East Jefferson on Oct. 5 and Port Angeles on Oct. 7. The Wolves are at Olympic on Oct. 14, and swim at the Last Chance Meet in Port Angeles on Oct. 26, the final tune-up for the postseason.

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