March 5, 2014
The Bremerton YMCA swim team earned its biggest honor in the last three years as it won the team Division II title at the YMCA Regional Swim Meet in Boise, Idaho, last weekend.
Bremerton, which sent five swimmers three years ago, sent 31 participants and finished fourth regardless of category.
Sam Lingenbrink won six events, broke two Bremerton Y records in the 50-yard backstroke in 27.60 seconds, and the 1,000 freestyle in 11 minutes, 16.75 seconds. She also won the high-point award in the girls 15-21 category.
Aspen Monkhouse won the 50 free, and also broke two team records. She lowered her own record in the 50 in the leadoff split of the 200 free relay (24.95) and set the record for the 50 fly (27.92) in finishing second.
In the boys 9-10 category, 200 free relay of Dietrich Meyer, Spencer Gill, Brendan Kerns and Rainier Meyer won the event in 2:09.25 and qualified for regionals. Also, in the boys 8 and under, Blake Robinson won the 50 breast in 52.17.
Other top finishers include Sarah Avery in the girls 15-21 category. Avery was second in the 50 breast (33.43) and third in the 100 breast (1:12.22). In the girls 8 and under, Aziza Meyer placed third in the 25 fly (19.42) and 50 fly (48.30).
In the boys 9-10 category, Brendan Kerns placed second in the 100 breast (1:35.42) and 100 butterfly (1:23.95) and third in the 50 fly (36.20). Also, Dietrich Meyer placed second in the 200 free (2:26.77) and third in the 100 back (1:19.94), 100 fly (1:26.94) and 100 individual medley (1:18.99). In the boys 13-14, Isaiah Snow finished third in the 50 fly (28.00).
More results and information can be found at: http://pugetsoundblogs.com/theblogstroke/2014/03/05/bremerton-y-wins-regional-meet-in-boise/