Swimming: NV’s David Whitmore third in diving

February 19, 2012 by  

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — David Whitmore recorded a top-three finish, and Prosser’s Nolan Saam and Selah’s 200-yard medley relay team both earned sixth-place finishes to highlight local participants in the Class 2A-1A state swimming and diving championships Saturday.

Whitmore, a sophomore from Naches Valley, slipped back a spot on the final day of diving, finishing third with a total of 292.05 points. That was an improvement over last season’s eighth-place finish.

Twin brother Daniel Whitmore was 10th for the second straight year.

Saam took sixth in the 100 breaststroke, clocking 1 minute, 2.45 seconds, with Mustang teammate Will Burgett right behind in seventh in 1:02.57. Those team teamed with Tim Bowen and James Wildman to take eight in the 200 medley relay (1:48.21) and seventh in the 200 free relay (1:34.11).

Selah’s Nolan Frampton, Garrett Borchert, Carson Petrea and Scott Smith took sixth in the medley relay (1:47.61) and eighth (1:34.91) in the 200 free relay, the second straight season in which the Vikings have placed in both events.

In 4A diving, Eisenhower’s Jacob Hino wound up 10th with 284.05 points after starting the day in seventh. In 3A, West Valley’s Kian Hausken was fifth in the 100 backstroke consolation final in 56.55.


Class 4A

Diving: 10, Jacob Hino (Eisenhower) 284.05.

Class 3A

100 back: 13, Kian Hausken (West Valley) 56.55.

Class 2A-1A

200 medley relay: 6, Selah (Nolan Frampton, Garrett Borchert, Carson Petrea, Scott Smith) 1:47.61; 8, Prosser (Tim Bowen, Nolan Saam, Will Burgett, James Wildman) 1:48.21.

Diving: 3, David Whitmore (Naches Valley) 292.05; 10, Daniel Whitmore (NV) 181.95.

200 free relay: 7, Prosser (Wildman, Bowen, Saam, Burgett) 1:34.11; 8, Selah (Borchert, Frampton, Petrea, Smith) 1:34.91.

100 breast: 6, Nolan Saam (Prosser) 1:02.45; 7, Will Burgett (Prosser) 1:02.57.

Filed under *State Tournaments*, All, Eisenhower, Naches Valley, Prosser, Selah, Swimming (Boys), West Valley

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