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Hockinson’s Liam Dunn places second in 50 free at 2A state swimming meet

Columbia River’s Liam Noftsker places third in two events

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor
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Hockinson’s Liam Dunn earned a runner-up finish and Columbia River’s Liam Noftsker posted a pair of third-place finishes Saturday at the 2A state boys swimming championships in Federal Way.

Dunn slightly improved up his preliminary time in finishing second in the 50-yard freestyle, finishing 22.35 seconds. Charles Hudson of Selah won the state title in 21.73 seconds. Fort Vancouver’s Tarik Kurta was disqualified from the 50 free final.

Noftsker placed third in the 100 backstroke in 53.91 seconds. Dunn was two spots back of him in fifth in 55.87 seconds.

Noftsker also placed third in the 100 freestyle in 47.74 seconds. Hockinson’s Parker Dangleis was sixth in 49.77. Dangleis also placed sixth in the 200 freestyle in 1:50.87.

Dunn and Dangleis helped Hockinson place eighth in the 400 free relay in 3:34.59.

2A STATE MEET
Saturday’s finals
Local results
Team scores — 1, Anacortes 280; 2, Pullman 271; 3, North Kitsap 230. Also: 11, Hockinson 92; 14, Columbia River 48; 23, Mark Morris 21; 33, Fort Vancouver 2; Washougal 1.
200 medley relay — 11, Hockinson (Liam Dunn, Tobias Maitland, Parker Dangleis, Nathan Chung) 1:47.74; 12, Mark Morris (Rudi Soetamin, Pace Berry, Joshua Butler, Kyle Stanton) 1:50.10.
200 freestyle — 6, Parker Dangleis (Hockinson) 1:50.87.
200 individual medley — 15, Owen Yamashita (Columbia River) 2:15.46.
50 freestyle — 2, Liam Dunn (Hockinson) 22.35; 14, Rudi Soetamin (Mark Morris) 23.68; DQ, Tarik Kurta (Fort Vancouver).
100 butterfly — 15, Owen Yamashita (Columbia River) 59.90.
100 freestyle — 3, Liam Noftsker (Columbia River) 47.74; 6, Parker Dangleis (Hockinson) 49.77; 15, Tarik Kurta (Fort Vancouver) 53.29.
100 backstroke — 3, Liam Noftsker (Columbia River) 53.91; 5, Liam Dunn (Hockinson) 55.87; 9, Rudi Soetamin (Mark Morris) 58.86.
100 breaststroke — 16, Harry DeShazer (Washougal) 1:07.60.
400 free relay — 8, Hockinson (Liam Dunn, Nathan Chung, Degan Guinn, Parker Dangleis) 3:34.59; 11, Columbia River (James Reed Butler, Sean Torres, Owen Yamashita, Liam Noftsker) 3:41.33.

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