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SWIMMING/DIVING: Federal Way's Ramey, Thomas win district championships, state next

Federal Way's Kenna Ramey and Tia Thomas punched their tickets to the Class 4A Girls Swimming and Diving Championships last weekend. The Eagle pair won events at the 2013 West Central/Southwest District meet Friday and Saturday at Curtis High School.

Ramey, who already has three individual state championships on her résumé, took home district titles in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-butterfly and will be a big-time favorite to win both events Nov. 15-16 at the King County Aquatic Center.

Ramey shattered the meet record in the butterfly with a blazing-fast time of 55.27. The previous mark of 56.68 was set in 2002. Ramey won the 100 fly title last year with a time of 56.00. The state record in the event is 53.10, set by Eastlake's Katie Kinnear in 2009.

In addition to winning the butterfly, Ramey also dominated the 50 free in a time of 23.48, which is just .04 slower than her state-championship swim a season ago.

Thomas backed up her South Puget Sound League diving championship with the district title Thursday at Foss High School. Thomas outdistanced Auburn's Hailey Kessler with 276.85 points. Kessler finished second with 262.40.

Thomas, a junior, finished in third place a season ago at the 2012 state 1-meter diving championships behind a pair of seniors.

SPSL 3A Swimming/Diving

Decatur High School's Lanie Vuong won the 100-yard butterfly last weekend at the SPSL 3A Swimming Championships. Vuong swam a time of 1:03.83.

Vuong, along with three Decatur divers, will represent the Gators at the 3A West Central District Meet Friday and Saturday at Hazen High School. The top-five finishers in each event advance to the state swim/dive meet at the King County Aquatic Center.

Decatur divers Catherine Sobus, Anna Paradee and Julianna Jackson qualified for the district meet last week.

Class 4A West Central/Southwest District Championships

Team scores: Gig Harbor 402, Kentlake 225, Curtis 210, Mount Rainier 209, Puyallup 195, Tahoma 173, Olympia 170.5, Stadium 128.5, Kentwood 113, Central Kitsap 107, Kentridge 94, Federal Way 88, Emerald Ridge 70, Rogers 52, South Kitsap 52, Auburn 17, Auburn Riverside 9

(Top-six finishers automatically advance to state meet)

200 medley relay: Gig Harbor 1:49.84, Kentlake 1:54.09, Puyallup 1:54.61, Curtis 1:55.53, Tahoma 1:56.08, Olympia 1:56.17

200 freestyle: Anna Furrer (GH) 1:57.50; 2, Mackenzie Mergel (PUY) 1:58.25; 3, Natalie Lesnick (KW) 2:00.70; 4, Amy Kiuchi (PUY) 2:03.97; 5, Emma Campbell (GH) 2:04.89; 6, Zoe DeSmet (SK) 2:05.35

200 individual medley: 1, Carolyn McCann (GH) 2:04.95; 2, Laura Williams (KL) 2:11.56; 3, Megan Kawaguchi (MR) 2:12.43; 4, Ursula Andren (GH) 2:12.56; 5, Kaycee Simpson (STAD) 2:13.18; 6, Kristen Lemley (MR) 2:13.71

50 freestyle: 1, Kenna Ramey (FW) 23.48; 2, Alana Pries (ER) 23.82; 3, Jill Collins (TAH) 25.10; 4, Hannah Holly (CUR) 25.16; 5, Jessica Miller (TAH) 25.17; 6, Lindsey Muiznieks (PUY) 25.39

100 butterfly: 1, Ramey 55.27; 2, Kyndal Phillips (KL) 57.11; 3, Miller 1:00.17; 4, Sarah Norman (OLY) 1:00.48; 5, Haley Childress (KR) 1:00.54; 6, Sarah Avery (CK) 1:00.55

100 freestyle: 1, Pries 52.03; 2, Willow Lopez-Silvers (CUR) 55.04; 3, Collins 55.06; 4, Holly 55.16; 5, Muiznieks 55.29; 6, Kiuchi 55.84

500 freestyle: 1, Furrer 5:13.66; 2, Mergel 5:14.80; 3, Lesnick 5:26.64; 4, Ali Norman (OLY) 5:29.28; 5, Rachel Beal (MR) 5:29.51; 6, Maddie Joy (PUY) 5:38.65

200 freestyle relay: 1, Gig Harbor 1:40.11; 2. Mount Rainier 1:42.27; 2, Kentlake 1:42.27; 4, Puyallup 1:42.79; 5, Curtis 1:43.11; 6, Stadium 1:44.92

100 backstroke: 1, Phillips 56.84; 2, Kawaguchi 57.60; 3, Darla Long (MR) 1:03.45; 4, Alana Ponce (GH) 1:04.05; 5, Julia Lobdell (GH) 1:04.71; 6, Taylor Childress (KR) 1:04.81

100 breaststroke: 1, McCann 1:04.97; 2, Andren 1:06.28; 3, Williams 1:07.05; 4, Sarah Norman 1:10.33; 5, Avery 1:11.07; 6, McKenzie Bailey (GH) 1:12.58

400 freestyle relay: 1, Curtis 3:46.99; 2, Mount Rainier 3:50.60; 3, Tahoma 3:53.00; 4, Central Kitsap 3:53.21; 5, Gig Harbor 3:53.49; 6, Olympia 3:58.14

West Central District III 4A Dive Championships

(Top 6 advance to state)

1, Tia Thomas, Federal Way, 276.85; 2, Hailey Kessler, Auburn, 262.40; 3, Lizzy Reichlinger, Kentlake, 213.60; 4, Michelle Smith, Gig Harbor, 200.05; 5, Katie Beliveau, Kentlake, 188.75; 6, Hannah Christensen, Gig Harbor, 178.30; 7, Ava Welch, Mount Rainier, 187.10; 8, Miranda Douglas, Emerald Ridge, 176.25; 9, Hanna Luong, Gig Harbor, 168.05; 10, Hannah Gienger, Curtis, 181.75.

SPSL 3A Championships

Team Scores: Peninsula 636, Enumclaw 476, Auburn Mountainview 475, Lakes 452, Bonney Lake 290, Decatur 281

200 Medley Relay: Peninsula, 2:01.78

200 Free: Madison Ryan, Peninsula, 2:05.73

200 IM: Whitney Mundle, Peninsula, 2:22.94

50 Free: Lauren Kearney, Auburn Mountainview, 26.93

Diving: Hanna Houck, Auburn Mountainview, 313.95

100 Fly: Lanie Vuong, Decatur, 1:03.83

100 Free: Bailey Sexton, Enumclaw, 58.70

500 Free: Athena Petterson, Peninsula, 5:39.11

200 Free Relay: Peninsula, 1:49.76

100 Back: Madison Ryan, Peninsula, 1:02.52

100 Breast: Whitney Mundle, Peninsula, 1:10.73

400 Free Relay: Peninsula, 3:58.05

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