As of Friday, October 5, 2018
The host Grandview and Prosser girls swim teams were outpaced by Ellensburg this past Tuesday at Prosser Aquatic Center.
The Bulldogs swam away with a 127-21 win against the much smaller Greyhounds team and defeated the Mustangs 107-60.
Prosser had seven second-place finishes, while Grandview had two third-place times with just four competitors.
Kourtnee Soria of the Greyhounds lapped the 25-yard pool for a time of 3:00.66 in the 200-yard freestyle. The best time (2:14.07) was posted by Katherine Denison of Ellensburg.
In the same event, scoring only between the Mustangs and the Bulldogs, Tedra Everett was the second fastest swimmer with a time of 2:39.30.
The Mustangs’ 200-yard medley relay team — Everett, Rachel Blount, Abby Albrecht and Madisen Mendez — also garnered a runner-up time. They combined for a clocking of 2:18.49, just .21 seconds behind Ellensburg’s relay time of 2:18.28.
Grace Bestebreur of Prosser was runner-up in the 200-yard individual medley, tagging the edge of the pool in 2:55.58, while Christine Nale of the Bulldogs finished in 2:36.76.
The next to finish in second for the Mustangs was Brooklyn Shuultz in the 50-yard freestyle. She completed the race in 29.61, and the first-place finisher, Katie Holt of Ellensburg clocked a time of 29.36.
Mendez scored additional points, finishing second with a time of 1:13.86 in the 100-yard butterfly. The best clocking was 1:11.24 by Holt.
Both host teams were third to Ellensburg in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Prosser’s Alexa Rutherford, Allie Murphy, Maritza Barrigan and Abby Fitzgerald clocked 2:37.90, and Grandview’s Soria, Katrina Guillen, Jovana Delgado and Caitlin McGhan combined efforts for a time of 2:40.66.
Albrecht came up with a second-place finish for the Mustangs in the 100-yard breaststroke, tagging the edge of the pool in 1:26.87. Nale was the first back to the blocks in 1:24.27.
In the final race of the meet, the 400-yard freestyle relay, Shultz, Bestebreur, Blount and Everett teamed up for a time of 4:58.66 for a second-place clocking. The Bulldogs finished in 4:24.13.
Guillen and Soria each had fourth-place times in their individual races — the 50- and 100-yard freestyle — for the Greyhounds, and McGhan had two fourth-place clockings. She competed in the 100-yard butterfly and backstroke races.