Boys swimming

Jensen Elsemore, of Jackson, competes in the 100 yard freestyle during the WIAA 4A Boys Swimming Championship on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson boys swim earns program-best 3rd-place team trophy

No local swimmers capture titles, but the T-wolves put together a strong showing for their best finish in program history.

 

Alex Georgiev swims in the 100 Yard Butterfly during the 4A Boys Districts swim meet on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 in Snohomish, Wa. Georgiev won the 100 Yard Butterdly and set a new meet record. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

State boys swim preview: Top local swimmers, divers, teams

A look at the top local contenders in the high school boys swim and dive state championships.

 

Shorecrest’s Sean Neils is congratulated by Edmonds-Woodway’s Mate Pallos for winning the 100 Yard Freestyle during the 3A Boys Districts swim meet on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Shorecrest rolls to 2nd consecutive 3A district swim title

The Scots have weathered practicing outdoors in the cold after their home pool was shut down.

 

Lake Stevens swimmers react to their coach Brady Dykgraaf being named ‘Coach of the Year’ and winning the 4A Boys Districts swim meet on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens rides terrific depth to 4A district swim title

Jackson took first in seven of the 12 events, but the Vikings were the deeper team and topped the T-wolves by 34 points.

Lake Stevens swimmers react to their coach Brady Dykgraaf being named ‘Coach of the Year’ and winning the 4A Boys Districts swim meet on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' DJ Trout takes a final breath before finishing the 100 Yard Freestyle during the swim meet again Glacier Peak and Snohomish on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens sails past GP, Snohomish to claim Wesco North crown

The Vikings’ seniors have been through plenty during their careers. They capped their final regular season together in style.

Lake Stevens' DJ Trout takes a final breath before finishing the 100 Yard Freestyle during the swim meet again Glacier Peak and Snohomish on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Shorecrest bench reacts to a missed shot in the final seconds of regular time to send the game against Arlington to overtime on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Wave of cancellations wreaking havoc on winter prep sports

‘It’s just been so hard’: Canceled games and program shutdowns have been commonplace for local teams.

The Shorecrest bench reacts to a missed shot in the final seconds of regular time to send the game against Arlington to overtime on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Swimmers from Wesco enter the water during a meet. (contributed photo)

Wesco ladder results from the 2021 boys swim and dive season

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Swimmers from Wesco enter the water during a meet. (contributed photo)
Kamiak’s Gilszmer brothers commit to Division-I swim programs

Kamiak’s Gilszmer brothers commit to Division-I swim programs

Vlad verbally commits to Cornell and Slava verbally commits to UC San Diego.

Kamiak’s Gilszmer brothers commit to Division-I swim programs
4A state swim & dive: Snohomish County swimmers make waves
4A state swim & dive: Snohomish County swimmers make waves
3A state swim & dive: Shorewood diver captures state crown

3A state swim & dive: Shorewood diver captures state crown

After a heartbreaking runner-up finish last year, Isaac Poole gains redemption with a state title.

3A state swim & dive: Shorewood diver captures state crown
Lake Stevens’ Alejandro Flores competes in the butterfly portion of the 200 yard medley relay Thursday afternoon at the Snohomish County Aquatic Center in Snohomish on January 23, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State swim & dive preview: Lake Stevens senior rekindles passion

After taking last prep season off, Auburn-bound Alejandro Flores’ renewed focus is paying dividends.

Lake Stevens’ Alejandro Flores competes in the butterfly portion of the 200 yard medley relay Thursday afternoon at the Snohomish County Aquatic Center in Snohomish on January 23, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
State swim & dive preview: GP’s Alabama-bound star heavy favorite

State swim & dive preview: GP’s Alabama-bound star heavy favorite

Matthew King returned just in time to qualify for the postseason and has multiple titles in his sights.

State swim & dive preview: GP’s Alabama-bound star heavy favorite

List of local qualifiers for boys swim & dive state championships

The state meets take place Friday and Saturday at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Swimmers, divers, teams to watch at prep state championships

Swimmers, divers, teams to watch at prep state championships

A look at the top local contenders at this weekend’s boys swim and dive state meet in Federal Way.

Swimmers, divers, teams to watch at prep state championships
Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports

Mat Classic, state swim meets and district basketball tournaments highlight an action-packed week.

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports
Kamiak swimmers pose with the team championship trophy at the end of the 4A Northwest District swim and dive finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish. Kamiak won its 11th team title in 13 years. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kamiak wins 4A district swim title as records fall

Seven total meet records are set as the Knights cruise to their 11th outright district crown in 13 years.

Kamiak swimmers pose with the team championship trophy at the end of the 4A Northwest District swim and dive finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish. Kamiak won its 11th team title in 13 years. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Swimmers race to the finish during the Class 3A Northwest District finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center. (Cameron Van Til / The Herald)

Shorecrest rides depth to 3A district swim title

Edmonds-Woodway wins 5 of the 12 events and Shorewood diver Isaac Poole shatters a 29-year meet record.

Swimmers race to the finish during the Class 3A Northwest District finals Saturday at Snohomish Aquatic Center. (Cameron Van Til / The Herald)
Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports

Postseason action ramps up with wrestling regionals, district basketball and district swimming.

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in high school sports
Prep sports recap: Highlights, storylines from the past week

Prep sports recap: Highlights, storylines from the past week

League champs were crowned in wrestling and boys swim, and basketball league-title races are heating up.

Prep sports recap: Highlights, storylines from the past week
Q&A with Edmonds-Woodway boys swimmer Anton Teplouhov

Q&A with Edmonds-Woodway boys swimmer Anton Teplouhov

The senior has a natural feel for the water and uses his strength and technique to excel in sprints.

Q&A with Edmonds-Woodway boys swimmer Anton Teplouhov