BBST stellar at NWAG Regionals

FEDERAL WAY - Cole Avery, of BBST, set 3 new NWAG (Northwest Age Group) Regional Meet Records, while finishing in  1st place during all 6 of his individual events.  Avery set new meet records in the 13 year old 100 back (54.48), 200 back (1:56.41) and 400 Individual Medley (4:21.45).  Avery’s victories in the 200 fly (2:02.25), 200 IM (2:00.88), 400 IM, 200 back, and 500 free (4:56.50) were new BBST team records. 

The 13-14 girls 400 Medley Relay team of Gwen Roley (1:05.81), Taylor Shewchuk (1:11.55), Olivia Nielsen (1:03.52), and Audrey Shenkin (58.28), established a new BBST team record.

Additional BBST Top 8 Finishers: Ian Schleh (200 Free, 6th), Sydney Wong (50 Fly, 8th).

Complete Results

A breakdown of Avery's swims:

Boys Thirteen Years:

100 Backstroke: 1st place - Cole Avery, Bellingham Bay (PN), 54.48. (The time

breaks the meet record of 54.71 set by Jacob Pebley of Corvallis (OR) in

2007. The time ranks eleventh in the country for thirteen year old swimmers.)

400 IM: 1st place - Cole Avery, Bellingham Bay (PN), 4:21.45. New NWAG Regional meet record.

200 Fly: 1st place - Cole, Avery, Bellingham Bay (PN), 2:02.25.

200IM: 1st place - Cole Avery, Bellingham Bay (PN), 2:00.88. (The time

ranks eighth in the country for thirteen year old swimmers.)

500 Free: 1st place– Cole Avery, Bellingham (PN), 4:56.50.

200 Backstroke: 1st place–Cole Avery, Bellingham Bay (PN), 1:56.41. (The time

breaks the meet record of 1:56.93 set by Jacob Pebley of Corvallis (OR) set

in 2007. The time ranks sixth in the country for thirteen year old swimmers.

The time ranks third on the PNS ATTP list for thirteen and fourteen year old

swimmers.