Kodiak High School girls swimming team is so good, they won all but two events
at a Homer meet on Friday. Those were the one-meter diving and 100-meter
butterfly events. Kodiak's team score was 142 to Homer's 130. Wasilla had 46
and Palmer 11.
Bears spread the winning around, with Karen Philpot winning the 100 and 200
freestyle, Celeste Beck-Goodell took the 200 individual medley, Laura Griffing
the 500 freestyle, Elyse Johnston the 100 backstroke and Myra Scholze the 100
some events, the Bears are their only competition. While Kyla Young won the 50
freestyle in 26.47 seconds, Griffing was just one-onehundreth of a second
behind, and Johnston just 16-onehundreths behind her. They all finished in less
than a fifth of a second from each other.
Griffing, Young and Johnston teamed up to win the 200 medley relay, while
Johnston, Beck-Goodell, Philpot and Griffing won the 400 freestyle relay.
Kodiak boys also won the team title in convincing fashion, with 131 points to
Homer's 98. Wasilla had 89 and Palmer 10.
Macinko won both the 50 and 100 freestyle races, while Scott Wundersee won the
1 meter diving event. Quinn Langfitt, Hayden Linscheid, Devon Christiansen, and
Eric Friccero teamed up to win the 400 freestyle relay.
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