July 31, 2008
BBST sent 24 swimmers to compete over the weekend (July 31 - August 3, 2008) at the Pacific Northwest Swimming Long Course Championships in Federal Way, WA. The PNS Championships featured the fastest swimmers in western Washington. BBST finished a respectable 16th place out of almost 40 teams. Representing BBST were: Bliss Cui, Ally Fell, Ali Fisher, Hannah Holmgren, Camorah King, Shirley Lam, Rylie Martin, Erin Parkinson, Kelly Runestrand, Audrey Shenkin, Taylor Shewchuk, Jessica Vlasic, Cole Avery, Donovan Brogan, Jonathan Chang, Allen Cui, Austin Fish, Jordan Fish, Patrick Gregory, Daniel Hsieh, Kris Hunter, Rowan King, Evan Miksovsky, and Andy Small.
Top 16 finisher for BBST: Cole Avery (100 Breast - 1st, 100 Free - 1st, 50 Back - 1st, 200 Free - 1st, 50 Fly - 1st, 50 Breast - 1st), Jonathan Chang (100 Breast - 4th, 50 Free - 7th, 200 IM - 7th, 50 Fly - 9th, 50 Breast - 5th), Bliss Cui (100 Breast - 10th, 50 Free - 13th, 50 Breast - 13th), Ali Fisher (50 Free - 15th), Jordan Fish (200 Back - 15th), Patrick Gregory (100 Breast - 16th), Hannah Holmgren (100 Breast - 9th, 50 Breast - 8th), Rowan King (50 Free - 8th, 200 Free - 11th), Shirley Lam (100 Breast - 14th, 50 Back - 10th, 50 Breast - 10th), Rylie Martin (200 IM - 16th, 800 Free - 5th, 100 Free - 11th, 400 IM - 9th, 200 Back - 11th, 400 Free - 7th, 200 Free - 4th, 100 Back - 11th), Evan Miksovsky (50 Back - 15th), and Andy Small (100 Breast - 14th, 200 Back - 14th, 200 Breast - 14th).
Setting Team Records for BBST: Cole Avery, 9-10 Boys (100 Breast, 100 Free, 200 Free), Hannah Holmgren, 9-10 Girls (100 Breast), Shirley Lam, 11-12 Girls (50 Back).