Girls swimming

Snohomish's Kendall Bensen competes in the 100 yard back stroke finishing sixth Saturday evening during the 3A Girls Swim & Dive Championship at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way on November 16, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Local girls swimmers, divers earn All-Wesco marks

The league held a virtual meet to honor athletes from its Class 4A, 3A North and 3A South divisions.

Snohomish's Kendall Bensen competes in the 100 yard back stroke finishing sixth Saturday evening during the 3A Girls Swim & Dive Championship at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way on November 16, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Snohomish's Kayli Kersavage competes in the 1 meter diving Saturday evening during the 3A Girls Swim & Dive Championship at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way on November 16, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Top prep swimmers, divers in Wesco this season

Results are from the Wesco ladder time trials.

Snohomish's Kayli Kersavage competes in the 1 meter diving Saturday evening during the 3A Girls Swim & Dive Championship at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way on November 16, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Shorecrest’s Mia Sanchez, top, and Elle Howson take off from the blocks as the girls swim team practices at a four-lane outdoor pool at Sheridan Beach Community Club on Tuesday in Lake Forest Park . The Shoreline Pool closed down when COVID hit and left the Shoreline School District without an indoor facility to practice at. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Area girls swimmers and divers persevere through obstacles

The student-athletes have stayed positive despite numerous changes brought on by the pandemic.

Shorecrest’s Mia Sanchez, top, and Elle Howson take off from the blocks as the girls swim team practices at a four-lane outdoor pool at Sheridan Beach Community Club on Tuesday in Lake Forest Park . The Shoreline Pool closed down when COVID hit and left the Shoreline School District without an indoor facility to practice at. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December

WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December
Samaya Morin spikes the ball at a Lake Stevens volleyball practice last November. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Guidelines set for fall prep sports

WIAA outlines the requirements for practices, competitions, with the requirements varying by sport.

Samaya Morin spikes the ball at a Lake Stevens volleyball practice last November. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
3A state swim: Snohomish diver, Stanwood swimmer defend crowns

3A state swim: Snohomish diver, Stanwood swimmer defend crowns

Snohomish’s Kayli Kersavage wins her third diving title and Stanwood’s Jetlynn Hau repeats in the breaststroke.

3A state swim: Snohomish diver, Stanwood swimmer defend crowns
4A state swim: Jackson star captures 2 individual titles

4A state swim: Jackson star captures 2 individual titles

Jackson’s Mia Chang earns swimmer of the meet honors; Kamiak’s Elli Straume wins her first state crown.

4A state swim: Jackson star captures 2 individual titles
State girls swim & dive: Local swimmers, divers, teams to watch

State girls swim & dive: Local swimmers, divers, teams to watch

The state championships are Friday and Saturday at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

State girls swim & dive: Local swimmers, divers, teams to watch
Kamiak swimmer looks to cap decorated career on strong note

Kamiak swimmer looks to cap decorated career on strong note

Arizona State-bound Elli Straume has earned 12 state medals, including four top-three individual finishes.

Kamiak swimmer looks to cap decorated career on strong note

List of local qualifiers for girls swim & dive state championships

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

Stanwood swimmer Jetlynn Hau smiles after receiving her first-place state medal last year. The swim and dive state championships are among the highlights during this busy week of prep sports postseason action. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

District volleyball, state girls swim and dive, and state girls soccer take center stage this week.

Stanwood swimmer Jetlynn Hau smiles after receiving her first-place state medal last year. The swim and dive state championships are among the highlights during this busy week of prep sports postseason action. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson reigns at 4A district swimming/diving championships
Jackson reigns at 4A district swimming/diving championships
Lake Stevens girls swim racking up wins — and lots of miles

Lake Stevens girls swim racking up wins — and lots of miles

Without a home pool this season, the Wesco North champion Vikings have logged roughly 2,000 miles.

Lake Stevens girls swim racking up wins — and lots of miles
Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Saturday’s state cross country championships in Pasco highlight a busy week of postseason action.

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports
Q&A with Shorecrest girls swimmer Paige Moss

Q&A with Shorecrest girls swimmer Paige Moss

The Scots’ senior grew up around the pool and has battled a shoulder injury since her sophomore year.

Q&A with Shorecrest girls swimmer Paige Moss
Jackson swimmers beat rival Kamiak, clinch Wesco South title

Jackson swimmers beat rival Kamiak, clinch Wesco South title

The Timberwolves race to a 105-65 victory in the annual showdown of local powerhouses.

Jackson swimmers beat rival Kamiak, clinch Wesco South title
Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Three pivotal girls soccer matches and two girls swim meets are among the highlights.

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports