Several Bonner Springs swimmers qualify for state
The Bonner Springs boys swim qualified several Braves for state competition last week in the team’s final home meet of the season.
Blaine Edmondson qualified in the 50-yard freestyle medley. Edmondson joined Nate Mitchell, Ethan Hook and Ryan Cook to qualify to compete in the 200-yard freestyle relay as well.
The 200-yard freestyle team qualified after it took second place (1:40.71) against teams from six other schools at the Wednesday, Feb. 1 meet.
The same team finished fourth in the 200-yard medley relay (2:00.15).
Edmondson punched his ticket to state after he captured fourth place in the 50-yard freestyle medley (23.98). From there, Edmondson set another personal record in the 100-yard butterfly, finishing third (1:03.08).
In the 500-yard freestyle, Thomas Hook finished ninth with a personal record of his own.
Ethan Hook finished third in the 200-yard freestyle (2:18.63). Jacob Kraus set a new personal record in the 200-yard individual medley, finishing 10th (2:57.99).
Ryan Cook placed sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke (55.26).
Bonner Springs finished sixth out of seven teams with 224 points. St. James Academy finished first with 367 total points.
The Braves returned to competition Wednesday, Feb. 8 in Coffeyville. Results were not available at press time.