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Bothell wins eight events, loses to Redmond | Prep girls swimming
The Bothell High School girls swim team opened the 2013 season Thursday with a close loss to league rival Redmond, 94-88, at the Redmond pool. Despite the loss, the eight event wins were a good sign for the Cougar season. Six of the eight victories were won by just three swimmers in individual races.
Following two event losses by the Cougars to start the meet, Kaiya Knight broke through for the Cougars with a victory in the 50-yard freestyle, finishing in a time of 27.65. Knight also took first in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:10.12.
Teammate Alyssa White also captured two individual event victories. She won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:50.40 and took the 100-yard butterfly in 1:05.44.
Bothell’s Felicia Troung took two events, winning the 100-yard freestyle in 59.65 and the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:17.06.
The three teamed up with fellow Cougars Amalie Ratliff to win the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:52.74.
Marquesa Dixon came won the diving competition with a score of 196.05 points.
Bothell will take on Inglemoor and Lake Washington at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Juanita High School pool.