Local swimmers, diver compete at state meet

Sumner High placed 13th and Enumclaw tied for 23th during the two-day, Class 4A state swimming and diving championships.

Sumner High placed 13th and Enumclaw tied for 23th during the two-day, Class 4A state swimming and diving championships.

The Nov. 10-11 meet was staged at the King County Aquatic Center and wrapped up the fall season.

Sumner was represented by seven Spartans at the meet and was led by senior standout Mikaela Miele. She took fourth-place honors in the 500-yard freestyle and was sixth in the 200 freestyle.

Other Spartans swimming individual events were Marin Wilson, who finished 13th in the 200 freestyle and 14th in the 500 freestyle; Emma Huynh, who placed 12th in the 100 freestyle and also swam the 50 free preliminaries; and Olivia Castro, who swam prelims in the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke but did not advance.

Sumner had also qualified in three relay events. The best showing was a ninth-place finish in the 200 freestyle by Castro, Huynh, Haven Carroll and Miele.

Competing but advancing were the 200 medley relay team of Castro, Wilson, Miele and Huynh and the 400 freestyle team of Wilson, Payton Wojciechowicz, Miranda Wojciechowicz and Carroll.

Enumclaw was represented by diver Abbie Jo Carlson, who picked up eighth-place points, and Elise Pratt, who had the sixth-best time in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Sumner’s Mikaela Miele swam in state, nabbing fourth in the 500-free event and sixth in the 200-free. Photo by Ray Still

Sumner’s Mikaela Miele swam in state, nabbing fourth in the 500-free event and sixth in the 200-free. Photo by Ray Still

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