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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Feb. 28, 2024

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State swimming: Ridgefield’s Rebecca Yamada is top seed in 2A-1A 100 breaststroke

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

Ridgefield’s Rebecca Yamada is the top-seedd qualifier in the 100 breaststroke heading into Saturday’s finals in the Class 2A-1A girls swimming championships in Federal Way.

Yamada dropped her seeding time by almost a second in 1 minute, 9.46 seconds, two seconds faster than the second-fastest qualifier.

Yamada was also the No. 3 seed for the finals in the 200 individual medley in 2:15.27, just ahead of teammate Meda Rusu (2:16.57). Rusu also was the No. 4 qualifier in the 100 backstroke (1:03.04).

Hockinson’s Paige Dangleis was the No. 3 qualifier in the 100 freestyle, and No. 6 in the 50 freestyle. McKelvey Brewer was the No. 6 qualifier in the 100 butterfly.

Columbia River’s Georgina Romero was the No. 5 qualifier in the 100 breaststroke.

In the 4A meet, Camas’ Lila McGeachy was the No. 3 seed in the 500 freestyle and No. 6 qualifier in the 200 freestyle.

Union’s Camille McClafferty was the No. 7 qualifier in the 500 freestyle.