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Class 4A Championships — girls swimming

Todd Beamer High School freestyler Eryn Murphy anchors the top-seeded Titans’ 200-yard free relay team. Murphy also qualified for the state meeet in the 50 and 100 free events.  - Casey Olson/staff photo
Todd Beamer High School freestyler Eryn Murphy anchors the top-seeded Titans’ 200-yard free relay team. Murphy also qualified for the state meeet in the 50 and 100 free events.
— image credit: Casey Olson/staff photo

When: Today.

Where: King County Aquatic Center.

Times: Class 4A swimming and diving finals (combined with the 2A finals), 10:15 a.m.; 3A swimming and diving finals, 5:45 p.m.

Tickets: Single session – Adults $9, students with ASB and senior citizens $7. All-tournament – Adults $15, students with ASB and senior citizens $10.

Federal Way swimmers at a glance: The Beamer Titans entered the state meet as the top seed in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:40.99, just ahead of Ballard (1:41.10). The team of Kelly Erickson, Jessica Soria, Rachel Kim and Eryn Murphy won the district title two weeks ago. ... The Titan 200 medley relay team of Kim, Janelle Freeborn, Soria and Murphy entered state as the third seed (1:52.31), behind Jackson (1:48.98) and Redmond (1:49.68). ... Kim also is the third seed in the 100 backstroke (1:00.20), but might have a tough time cracking the top-two. Ballard’s Annemarie Thayer (54.90) and Kentlake’s Chelsea Bailey (54.99) have already swam automatic All-American times. ... TJ freshman Amber Cratsenberg won the district title in the 50 free, and is seeded second in that event for state at 24.26. The top seed is Alana Pazevic of Jackson at 23.74. Cratsenberg is seeded fifth in the 100 free at 52.54. ... Decatur senior Briley Boggs has her best shot at snaring an individual state title in her fourth state meet. Boggs is seeded second in the 100 butterfly just .17 seconds behind Eastlake freshman Kathryn Kinnear. Boggs swam a 56.83 to win the West Central District crown in the event. Boggs is also the sixth seed in the 50 free (24.68). ... The Federal Way school district will have four entries into the 24-girl Class 4A diving event at the Aquatic Center. Decatur’s Angela Hansen and Jaqueline Robinson-Hamm and Beamer’s Laura Schrader and Elizabeth Wiley. ... Decatur sophomore Kelsey Crowder qualified for state in two events. She entered the meet as the 13th seed in the 200 individual medley and ninth in the 100 backstroke. ... Kaia Barth is the lone individual from Federal Way High School swimming at state. She entered as the 20th seed with a time of 25.38. The Eagles’ 400 and 200 free relay teams also swam qualifying times. ... Jefferson’s Savanah Coe and Beamer’s Erickson and Soria all qualified in the 100 butterfly and Coe also qualified in the 100 breaststroke. ... Murphy was a top-10 qualifier in both the 50 and 100 free. The Beamer junior swam a 24.83 in the 50 and a 54.36 in the 100 at the district meet.

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