RHS girls swim team

Reedley High School's two-time NYL championship squad posed for a celebration shot.

Reedley High's girls rolled to a second consecutive North Yosemite League swim championship, compiling 616.5 points to roll past second place Sunnyside in competition at Fresno High School on April 27.

The Pirates had first place finishes in all 12 events, highlighted by the Central Section qualifying relay teams. The 200 medley relay team of senior Elise Thiesen, sophomore Alina Hodges, freshman Morgan Gates and junior Abby Delpot. The group qualified with a winning time of 2 minutes, 4.88 seconds and will compete at the section meet starting Friday, May 3, at the Clovis West Swim Complex.

Also, the 200 free relay team of Delport, Diana Hoffman, Gates and Hodges qualified for Valley with a time of 1:52.04.

Double winners were Gates (200 IM in 2:33.82 and 100 butterfly in 1:07.97), Delport (50 free in 27.91 and 100 free in 1:00.37) and Hodges (500 free in 6:08.61 and 100 breaststroke in 1:21.12). Jemima Andrade won the 200 free in 2:18.94 while Sophie Chapa (278.90) and Emily Booth (277.22) placed 1-2 in diving.

Also winning was the 400 free relay team of Andrade, Hayden Ankrum, Thiesen and Hoffman in 4:29.79.

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