Four in Top Ten at Alaska Age Group Championships
By SARAH CAMPBELL
March 03, 2015
Aidan Miller named ‘Swimmer of the Meet’ for the Ketchikan Killer Whales by Head Coach Patrick Burda.
(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - Four swimmers from the Ketchikan Killer Whales finished in the top ten at the 2015 Alaska Age Group Championships held at Juneau's Dimond Park Aquatic Center last month.
More than 350 swimmers and 21 swim teams from around the state were represented at this age 14 and under three-day competition.
Aidan Miller, age 9, placed 9th overall in the boys 10 and under division. He swam a personal best in the 500 Free (6:49.28), dropping 28.62 seconds, to earn 5th place. Miller had a strong meet, dropping time in every event he swam, and was named ‘Swimmer of the Meet’ for the Ketchikan Killer Whales by Head Coach Patrick Burda.
Emma Campbell placed first in the girls 200 Free (2:13.19) and finished 7th overall in the girls age 12 division scoring 30 individual points. Lindsay Byron placed 9th overall in the girls age 10 and under division, and Levi Buker, age 11, placed 10th overall in the boys division.
Kyan Klinger, age 10, Jaret Warstler, age 14, and Anna Hout, age 10, also earned personal best times contributing to the team’s 13th place finish.
Craig’s, Cael Koentopp, was the only swimmer to represent the Craig Waverunners Swim Club; he placed 7th overall in the boys 10 and under division.
The Ketchikan Killer Whales will host its annual spring invitational meet March 27-29, 2015 at the Gateway Aquatic Center in Ketchikan.
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