Kingston wins 2A state swimming championship

FEDERAL WAY – Kingston scored 225 points to win the team championship in the 2A State Swim and Dive Championships, Feb. 18 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

North Kitsap finished eighth with 101; Olympic, 11th with 72; Klahowya, 24th with 22; and Bremerton, 25th with 21.

In team events, Kingston’s Timothy Gallagher, Nolan Platz, Quincy Walker and Bryce Hoffer won the 200 yard medley relay; Hoffer, George Dalton, Fox and Gallagher placed fifth in the 200 yard free.

In individual events, Fox won the 200 yard IM and finished second in the 100 yard breaststroke. Gallagher placed second in the 100 yard free and first in the 100 yard backstroke.

North Kitsap’s Brandon Anderson, Alex Stefanski, Matt Smith and Nathan Ramey finished seventh in the 200 yard medley relay.