Boys Swimming Victorious in Yakima!

Just in from Coach Nancy Rose...
Swimming just returned from a quadruple dual meet in Yakima, victorious against 4 Yakima area schools.
Score of each dual:
Walla Walla HS 140, Sunnyside HS 7
Walla Walla HS 126, Davis HS 39
Walla Walla HS 120, Eisenhower HS 39
Walla Walla HS 127, West Valley HS 56
Senior Tyler Jones won the 100 Butterfly and the 100 Backstroke in all four duals.
Senior Russell Skorina won the 500 Freestyle and the 100 Breaststroke in all four duals.
Junior Chris Yaw won the 200 Freestyle and the 100 Freestyle in all four duals.
In the 100 Freestyle, juniors Eric Cho and Darian Corpus followed Yaw to finish 2nd and 3rd respectively in all four duals.
Senior Joe McKeirnan, freshman Trevor Kytola and senior Sam Callan went 1-2-3 in the 200 Individual Medley in all four duals.
Our relays were victorious in all four duals. The 200 Freestyle Relay team of Eric Cho, Luke Elmenhurst, Chris Yaw and Darian Corpus tied West Valley's team for the top spot in a very exciting race.
There were many personal bests and several athletes swam new District qualifying times.
Sophomore Calum Close recorded new District qualifying times in both the 200 Freestyle and the 100 Freestyle.
Junior Davidson Norris recorded new District qualifying times in both the 50 Freestyle and the 500 Freestyle.
Junior Zach Cobb recorded a new District qualifying time in the 100 Freestyle.
Sophomore Will Lash recorded a new District qualifying time in the 50 Freestyle.
Our final regular season meet and senior recognition is this coming Tuesday, January 27, 6:30 pm at Whitman College's Harvey Pool against Richland HS and Hanford HS.
We have 19 athletes qualified for the District Championships to be held in Moses Lake February 5 & 7.
Tyler Jones has already qualified for four individual events for the State Championships to be held in Federal Way on February 20-21, but he will only be allowed to compete in two individual events. We are expecting more individuals and relays to qualify for State at the District Champs meet.



IBEW Fall Student Athletes- Daisy Nateras & Isaac Mata

Daisy-NaterasDaisy Nateras and Isaac Mata earned the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) MCC Fall Student Athlete Awards for WWHS this season.  Daisy and Isaac prove that you can not only be a top athlete, but be a great student as well.

According to Coach Keven Peck, Daisy was the motor that kept the soccer team competitive in all of it's games.  Daisy's hard work and energy set the tone for the entire team. Daisy is also 3.75 Cumulative GPA student, and excels in the classroom because of her
work ethic.

Isaac Mata

Isaac Mata represented Wa-Hi in  Cross Country. Isaac was All-conference First Team and was in his second season at WWHS.  Isaac carried a 3.47 cumulative GPA at DeSales. According to Coach Michael Locati, Isaac could "flat compete when the gun when off!"
Congratulations to both student athletes!


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