EHS SWIM AND DIVE: Hornets win league opener

Enumclaw High’s boys swim team opened the South Puget Sound League 3A season with a 130-49 win over Bonney Lake Thursday, a meet highlighted by Bennon VanHoof’s state-qualifying win in the 100-yard breaststroke.

The meet was loaded with first-place finishes and district-qualifying times including the 200 medley relay’s performance. The relay was led by Thomas Petersen, followed by Bennon VanHoof, Gabe Sales and anchored by Braden Dedrick.

The Hornets’ B relay of Paul Clow, Dylan Hamel, Mason Culp and Brandon Butler placed third.

Will Cooper won the 200 freestyle with a district time. Bryce VanHoof was third.

Bennon VanHoof and Quinn Warner finished 1-2 in the 200 individual medley with district times. Clow was third.

Petersen won the 50 freestyle with a district time. Dedrick was second and Culp third.

Jesse Skipworth won the diving.

Cooper and Warner went 1-2 in the 100 butterfly, both with district-qualifying times.

Dedrick won the 100 freestyle. Hamel was third.

Culp and Butler finished 1-2 in the 500 freestyle.

The 200 freestyle relay of Cooper, Dedrick, Sales and Warner captured first place with a district time, while the B relay was third with Skipworth, Bryce VanHoof, Hamel and Mitchell Petellin.

The 100 backstroke went to Petersen with a district time. Clow was second and Sales was third.

Hamel was third in breaststroke.

The 400 freestyle relay of Cooper, Culp, Petersen and Bennon VanHoof won with a district time. The B relay of Bryce VanHoof, Jack Pugh, Butler and Petellin was third.

EHS dropped a 130-67 nonleague meet to Stadium Tuesday in Tacoma.

The Hornets pulled off wins in the 200 medley relay, diving, the 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 100 breaststroke.

The medley relay of  Petersen, Bennon VanHoof, Sales and Cooper won with a time of 1 minute, 45.12 seconds.

Skipworth won the diving with 205.20 points.

Cooper raced to the butterfly victory with a time of 58.71.

Petersen won the backstroke in 57.92, while VanHoof captured the breaststroke in 1:02.42.