Despite losing their first dual meet of the South Puget Sound League season Thursday to the Puyallup Vikings, 108-78, the Todd Beamer Titans still got another big day from Rachel Kim.
The Titan senior swam her sixth individual state-qualifying in six different events this season. Kim won the 200-yard freestyle in a school-record time of 1:57.56 and the 100 backstroke in 1:00.43.
Kim has to swim state-qualifying times in two more events to earn her second-straight “Ironwoman” designation. She qualified for all eight individual events last year as a junior.
Beamer also got first-place swims Thursday from Taylor Wintler in the 50 free (27.86) and Liz Wiley in diving. The Titans also won the 200 medley relay.
Jefferson blew away Auburn Riverside Thursday, 113-56. The Raiders got a pair of individual wins from Janice Huynh in the 200 free (2:17.12) and 100 back (1:08.95), Savannah Coe in the 200 individual medley (2:16.93) and 100 breaststroke (1:12.21) and Amber Cratsenberg in the 50 free (24.77) and 100 free (54.67). The Raiders’ also got a victory from Madi Kellar in diving (196.15 points).
The Todd Beamer Titans (5-0-1) remained in first place in the SPSL South with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Puyallup Thursday. The only score of the game came from Megan Anderson in the 29th minute. The Beamer defense, led by goalkeeper Meghan Graf, pitched its fifth shutout of the season.
Jefferson (2-1-2) blasted Kent-Meridian Thursday, 10-0. The Raiders got a hat trick from Lindsey Dahl, two goals from Chelsa Jensen and Kassandra Carrel and single goals from Nichole Goldingay, Danielle Eagloski and Hannah Friedman. Ashlyn Bruin and Kendra Wallace combined on the shutout.
The Federal Way Eagles (3-4) won a tough five-gamer over Lindbergh Thursday in non-league action, 21-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-13, 15-12. Federal Way got 35 assists from Luaipou Lologo, 17 kills from Maelynn Lautalo, 10 kills and 10 digs from Brittany Crawford and nine kills, 11 digs from Autasia Westerlund.
The Beamer girls got an impressive 1-under par, 34 from Jennifer Lee during their 62-53 win over Curtis Thursday at Meadow Park Golf Course. Amanda Imm followed with a 48 for the Titans.
Decatur’s Amanda Beyke continued her impressive season to lead the Gators over Auburn Mountainview Thursday, 112-87. Beyke earned medalist honors with a 4-over, 38.
On the boys’ side, Auburn Mountainview got by the Gators, 84-66. Decatur was led by the matching 41s of Hayden Braun and Tyler Finneseth.
Jefferson remained unbeaten with a 5-0 shutout of Auburn Friday. The victory improved the Raiders to 7-0 on the season. Jefferson won all five matches in straight sets, including a 6-0, 6-1 win by Alex Lee at No. 2 singles.