Yingling, Depner, Narvarte reach swim state finals

From left to right, Lee Williams’ Marco Narvarte, Kingman Academy’s Nic Depner, and Kingman’s Meghan Yingling.

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From left to right, Lee Williams’ Marco Narvarte, Kingman Academy’s Nic Depner, and Kingman’s Meghan Yingling.

KINGMAN – Lee Williams’ Marco Narvarte, Kingman Academy’s Nic Depner and Kingman’s Meghan Yingling each got to taste the finals at the AIA Division III Swim Championship Meet Saturday in Paradise Valley.

Narvarte advanced into the finals of the 50-yard freestyle and the 100 butterfly. He swam the 50 in 22.93 seconds for the eighth seed, and his 1:01.93 in the 100 fly earned him 14th. In the finals, he finished eighth in the 50 free improving with a 22.91 time. He improved more than six seconds in the 100 fly and came home in 13th place.

Depner reached the finals of the 100 and 200 frees. He swam the 100 free in 53.06 for the 14th seed and 1.57.24 in the 200 for 12th. His results from the finals were not available by deadline.

Yingling entered the finals 12th in the 50 free and 16th in the 100 free. She earned her spots swimming the 50 in 26.76 and the 100 in 1:00.66. Her results from the finals were not available by deadline.

Kingman’s Lauren Jonk had two chances to advance to the finals. Jonk swam 2:20.71 in the 200 free and 6:12.99 in the 500 free. She came up short by finishing outside the top 16.