Kodiak High School’s swim teams are already emerging as strong contenders in the state after both the boys and girls came in first at a meet last weekend in Homer.
The girls blew away the competition, winning by 92 points. The boys also took first but by a more modest 4-point margin. The regional meet hosted 11 schools.
Coach John Lindquist says Kodiak’s girls are looking very strong this year with no clear regional rival.
— (swim1 14 sec "Um, that was obvious … for the region title.")
The season kicked off at home two weeks ago where the girls swept the challengers from Kenai. The boys faltered, losing by 2 points on the first day and 6 points the second. There are 20 girls and nine boys in competition and captains haven’t been selected yet.
— (swim2 13 sec "We have not established … that person or people."
Lindquist says he expects both teams to go far this year. He notes that the girls came in second last year in state.
— (swim3 16 sec "And we look to be … to graduation last year.")
There are a total of six meets scheduled this season plus regional and state championships.