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Kirby Schaufler

Nine Marlins had top 10 finishes at the Spring Thunderbird Meet in Anacortes last weekend! Ryker LIchtenberg led the way with 5 top 10 finishes, Katelyn Darrah and Chase Koenigs had 4 each, Natalie Bennet scored 3 top 10 finishes, Olivia Wiley had 2, and Katherine Carlson, Nanako Kempma, Brooklynn Koenigs, and Layne Kopischka had 1 each. In total the Marlins had 26 best times, and a good time was had by all!

Kirby Schaufler

All Marlins had huge best times at the first Long Course Meet of the season, the Dick LaFave Classic! We had not swum Long Course since 2019 so best times were expected, and they happened. Katelyn Darrah had 3 top 10 finishes and 5 best times, Nanako Kempma had 3 best times, and Natalie Bennett, Coren Coe, Chase Koenigs, Ryker Lichtenberg, and Lucas Palmer all had 1 top 10 finish and a slew of best times. Way to go Marlins!

Kirby Schaufler

Marlin Swimmers showed their stuff at the Spring Fling-a-linga-ding-dong Swim Meet in Federal Way last weekend. Two Marlins earned 6 ribbons each for their top 16 finishes. Coren Coe won the 50 fly, and was 4th in the 100, 6th in the 50 free and 7th in the 100, 8th in the 50 back and 11th in the 100. Katelyn Darrah took 2nd in the 200 fly, was 4th in the 100 and 200 breast, scored an 8th in the 100 IM, 9th in the 100 fly, and took 11th...

Kirby Schaufler

Marlin Swimmers and Parents Rocked the swimming world at the Marlins Spring Invitational in Snohomish last weekend. The parents ran a great meet and the swimmers swam out of this world. It was great to see all the parents helping give their kids this experience, and getting to see them in action live for the first time in 2 years. It was also great to see our team cheering one another on, even up until the last event on Sunday night. Many Marlins placed in the top 8 in all...

Kirby Schaufler

Every Marlin had at least 2 best times at the WAVE Invite at Juanita Pool on Feb. 25-27. Rachel Howard led the way with 4 best times including a 15 second drop in the 200 fly. Megan McCoy and Olivia Wiley had 3 best times each. Swimmers with 2 best times included Katherine Carlson, Coren Coe, Katelyn Darrah. Alora DeVera, and Lola Wilson. They were highlighted by Coren's 17 second drop in the 200 free, and Lola's 22 second drop in that same event. Way to go: Marlins on the...

Kirby Schaufler

Chase Koenigs and Lucas Palmer led the way at the Aly Fell Classic! Chase won the 100 fly and Lucas won the 100 breast. They each were top 16 in all 5 of their other events. Other swimmers with top 16 placing in multiple events were: Megan McCoy, David Olson, Olivia Wiley, Asher Wilson, Lola Wilson, Katelyn Darrah, and Rachel Howard. Other Marlins with great swims included: Peyton and Riley Beauchamp, Natalie Bennett, Alora DeVera, and Brooklyn Koenigs. It was great to see our Marlins enjoying that thrill of competition!

Kirby Schaufler

With only 2 swimmers competing the Mighty Marlins Managed to take 12th out of about 50 teams at Senior PNS Champs in Federal Way! Each Marlin, Isaac Giordano, and Madelynn Butler made finals (Top 24) in all 6 of their events! Madelynn's highlights included a 7th place in the 50 fly and a 16th in the 100 fly, both of which were best times! Isacc set PNS on notice that the Marlins are still Mighty. Isacc won the 100 and 200 fly, and took second in the 50. He also...

Kirby Schaufler

Thanks to the wonderful Marlin parents who ran nearly every important element of meet operations for the 13-14 PNS Champs Meet in Federal Way! They were on deck more than Kirby, or the swimmers. In the swimming realm, the Marlins competed in the 11-12 meet the week before with Angela Huang and Katherine Carlson representing the Marlins in fine fashion. Both competed well against a very strong field. At the 13-14 meet 4 Marlins swam. Natalie Bennett had best times in 4 of her 6 events, and Coren Coe, Katelyn...

Kirby Schaufler

14 Different Marlins dropped time in events at the Skagit Valley Y Invitational in Mount Vernon! Natalie Bennett led the way with 7 best times, Lucas Palmer had 4, Katherine Carlson, Ryker Lichtenberg, Olivia Wiley, and Lola Wilson had 3 each, Coren Coe, Brooklyn Koenigs, Erik Kristensen, Haley Marsh, and Milee Yanagida had 2 best times each, and Katelyn Darrah, Alora DeVera, and Asher Wilson had 1 each. It was a great meet for the Marlins at a pool we had never been to.

Kirby Schaufler

Natalie Bennett, Katherine Carlson, Coren Coe, and Angela Huang all had big time drops at the Q-Meet in Federal Way! Angela made a PNS Qualifying time in the 50 fly, and Coren made the 50 free, and Natalie and Katherine got close to adding events for their champs meet! The fast just keep getting faster! Good job Marlins!