VanHoof races to fifth in breaststroke, Skipworth captures sixth

Bennon VanHoof and Jesse Skipworth were Enumclaw High’s top medal earners at the 3A state swim and dive meet Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Jesse Skipworth finished sixth at the 3A state diving championships Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

Bennon VanHoof and Jesse Skipworth were Enumclaw High’s top medal earners at the 3A state swim and dive meet Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

VanHoof, a junior, finished fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1-minute, 01.32 seconds. Friday morning, VanHoof posted a 1:00.40 in preliminaries. Raymond Ha of Liberty won the event with an All-American Consideration time of 57.46.

VanHoof also raced to a 14th-place finish in the 100 freestyle in the consolation finals with a time of 49.51.

Skipworth, a senior, cruised through Friday’s preliminary diving and closed out Saturday’s finals with 316.85 points for sixth place. Eddie Young of Shorewood won the contest with 442.80 points.

Hornet Thomas Petersen finished 19th in the 100 backstroke and teammate Will Cooper was 22nd in the butterfly. Both are juniors.

Petersen, Cooper, VanHoof and Gabe Sales also competed in the 200 medley relay, but did not place.

Enumclaw also brought diver Austin Kaehn.

Lakeside won the meet with 311 points, edging out Mercer Island with 300. Enumclaw finished 20th.

 

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