Archive for Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Bonner Springs swimmers bound for state

February 8, 2012, 1:37 p.m.

Updated: February 9, 2012, 12:00 a.m.

The Bonner Springs boys swim team 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).

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