KHS swims well; volleyballers 6-3

KINGMAN - Kingman High's boys 200-meter medley relay team of David Yingling, Patrick Webb and Austin Bracken took first place with a time of 1:54 to help lead KHS at a triangular meet Tuesday with Lake Havasu and Bullhead City Mohave.

The boys team finished second with a score of 97 behind Havasu's 147. Mohave placed third with a score of 42.

Other finishers for the Bulldogs include Max Rose in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:24; Webb, 200 IM (2:16); Paul Yingling, 50 freestyle (24.69); David Yingling and Bracken in the 100 butterfly, with Yingling getting a time of 1:04.34 and Bracken 1:08.32.

Max Rose and Brenin Peterson finished in the 100 freestyle with Rose netting at time of 1:03 and Peterson with a 1:07.

Webb had a 5:15 in the 500 freestyle and Peterson came in with a 7:45 in the same event.

Paul Yingling and Gao Sheng competed in the 100 backstroke, with Yingling getting a time of 1:95 and Sheng getting a 1:36. David Yingling had a time of 1:19 in the 100 breaststroke and Dalton Fichter had a 1:39.

"It was a very good meet and they just keep getting better with their times," said first-year coach Maggie Alexander. While Alexander was able to provide times for the various races, she didn't have information on where the Bulldogs placed in them.

On the girls side, KHS placed third with a score of 67 behind first-place Havasu's 124 and Mohave with a 103.

The 200 freestyle team of Torrey Gorra, Rachyle Lawson, Jessica Jablonski and Amanda Workman helped lead the Lady Bulldogs with a time of 2:07.67.

KHS will host Prescott Valley Bradshaw Mountain Wednesday.

KHS volleyball

The Lady Bulldogs picked up a pair of match wins this week to improve to 6-3 on the year.

KHS won 3-0 in Bullhead City on Tuesday against Mohave by the scores of 25-20, 25-18, and 25-21.

Natalie Casson led KHS with 12 kills, seven digs and two aces. Rachel Arave had five kills, six blocks and four block kills.

Desirae Gonzalez added five kills, eight blocks and one block kill. Gabby Huffer had 27 assists to go along with her nine digs. Alison Owen had 14 digs and Taylor Reed had three kills and eight digs.

"The girls played just good enough to win the match," said KHS coach Traci Rosenbach. "I want them to be able to step up there play even when the competition is weaker."

Against El Mirage Dysart on Wednesday night in El Mirage, KHS won 3-0 (25-14, 25-20, 25-10).

Casson had 14 digs and eight kills while Arave had six kills, Reed had nine kills and Gonzalez had eight kills and four aces.

Owen added nine kills and Olivas added seven digs and three aces.

"We were moving better last night and our serves were much better," Rosenbach said. "Gabby did a nice job spreading around the sets to all the hitters."