girls swim team won every race, and 11 of 12 events, at the Region Three
Championships over the weekend in Valdez
on their way to securing their second straight team title. The Kodiak boys,
which had won four of the last five titles, just missed winning another, losing
to Wasilla by one point.
girls won all three relays and also had three swimmers win two individual
events each. Karen Philpot won the 200-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke,
Celeste Beck-Goodell won the 200 individual medley and 500 freestyle, and Laura
Griffing won the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke.
Johnston won the 50 freestyle and Kyla Young won the 100 butterfly. Wasilla's
Rachel Kennedy was the lone swimmer from another school to win a girls event,
taking the diving competition.
Macinko was the Kodiak boys' only individual winner, taking the 100 backstroke.
The Bears also won the 200 freestyle relay.
championships will be this weekend at Bartlett
High School in Anchorage.
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volleyball, the Bears dropped a pair to powerhouse Colony over the weekend. KHS
athletic director Steve Rounsaville says they will go into this weekend's
regionals in Kenai seeded second in the Northern Division. The top three of
eight teams will go on to the state championships.
wrestling, Nick Van Matre, Charles Martin and David Castonguay each placed
third in their weight classes at the North Pole tournament, while Tuck Van
Matre, Gary Anthony, and Pearson Brodie took first in their respective classes
at the Skyview junior varsity tournament. Coming up this weekend at home is the
Robin Hervey Tournament, with visiting teams West
Valley, Homer, Bethel, and Palmer. Dual matches will be on
Friday afternoon and evening, with the individual tournament Saturday.