BBST captures 12th place at the Pacific Northwest Swimming Championships

Bellingham Bay Swim Team finishes in 12th place at the Pacific Northwest Long Course Championships

7/31/11 FEDERAL WAY, WA – Bellingham Bay Swim Team (BBST) sent 30 swimmers to compete in the Pacific Northwest Swimming Championships in Federal Way, July 28 - 31.  BBST finished in 12th place (out of 50 teams).  Finishing in the top 16 for BBST were: Cole Avery (100 Back – 2nd , 400 IM – 3rd, 200 Back – 3rd, 200 IM – 4th, 50 Free – 4th, 200 Fly – 3rd), Patrick Gregory (200 Medley Relay – 6th, 200 Free Relay – 10th, 400 Medley Relay – 7th), Austin Fish (100 Back – 3rd, 100 Fly – 7th, 100 Free – 8th, 200 IM – 10th, 50 Free – 9th, 200 Back – 13th, 100 Breast – 13th, 200 Medley Relay – 6th, 200 Free Relay – 10th, 400 Medley Relay – 7th), Gwen Roley (1500 Free – 10th, 100 Back – 10th, 200 Back – 10th, 200 Medley Relay – 6th, 400 Free Relay - 7th, 200 Free Relay – 9th, 400 Medley Relay – 4th), Taylor Shewchuk (200 Breast – 3rd, 100 Breast – 5th, 100 Back – 11th, 50 Free – 15th, 200 IM  – 15th, 200 Medley Relay – 6th, 200 Free Relay – 9th, 400 Free Relay - 7th, 400 Medley Relay – 4th), Olivia Nielsen (100 Fly – 15th, 400 Free Relay - 7th, 200 Medley Relay – 6th, 200 Free Relay – 9th, 400 Medley Relay – 4th), Audrey Shenkin (200 Medley Relay – 6th, 400 Free Relay - 7th, 200 Free Relay – 9th, 400 Medley Relay – 4th), Rowan King (200 Breast – 9th, 100 Breast – 10th, 100 Free – 13th, 200 Medley Relay – 15th), Camorah King (200 Breast – 9th, 100 Breast – 12th, 200 Free Relay – 11th, 200 Medley Relay – 12th, 400 Medley Relay – 11th), Carlee Bock (200 Back – 9th, 400 IM – 14th, 100 Back – 16th, 200 Free Relay – 11th, 200 Medley Relay – 12th, 400 Medley Relay – 11th), Jordan Fish (200 Back – 10th, 200 Free Relay – 10th), Ali Fisher (100 Back – 14th, 50 Free – 16th, 200 Free Relay – 11th, 200 Medley Relay – 12th, 400 Medley Relay – 11th), Katie Kaestner (100 Breast – 1st, 200 Breast – 2nd, 50 Free – 8th, 100 Free – 11th, 200 Free Relay – 11th, 200 Medley Relay – 12th, 400 Medley Relay – 11th), Casey Klipsch (100 Fly – 13th, 200 Medley Relay – 6th, 200 Free Relay – 10th, 400 Medley Relay – 7th), Gus Evans (100 Breast – 6th, 200 Breast – 12th, 200 Medley Relay – 6th, 400 Medley Relay – 7th), Emmy Gardner (200 Medley Relay – 12th), Grace Baker (200 Medley Relay – 12th), Abie Pitton (200 Medley Relay – 12th), Tiana Varang (200 Medley Relay – 12th), Shea Mielke (200 Medley Relay – 15th), Sam Hunter (200 Medley Relay – 15th), Zach Shenking(200 Medley Relay – 15th).

National Rankings: Cole Avery’s time in the 100 back is 9th, 200 fly is 10th, 200Individual Medley is 11th, 200 back is 19th,  and 50 free is 16th, in the country for 13 year old boys.
Top 200 Nationally Ranked Time:Austin Fish(400 IM, 200 IM, 50 Free, 100 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast), Katie Kaestner(50 Free, 100 Free, 100 Breast, 200 Breast), Carlee Bock(200 Back),Taylor Shewchuk(100 Breast, 200 Breast), and Camorah King(100 Breast, 200 Breast), Gus Evans(100 Breast), Patrick Gregory(100 Breast).
Junior Nationals: Katie Kaestner won the 100m breast (1:13.77) and qualified for the USA Swimming Junior National meet in Palo Alto, CA, August 8-12, 2011. 
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