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Ith and Higgins barely miss out on finals at State


Viking swimmers Izabelle Ith and Ben Higgins, both juniors, traveled to Anchorage last weekend for the 2015 Swimming and Diving State Championships. Both managed personal bests in their individual events, but they fell just short of making the finals.

At the State meet, 16 swimmers take to the pool for a preliminary race, then the top eight advance to the final round.

“They swam really well, we just missed finals each time,” says head coach Andy Carlisle. “They performed a lot better at State than they did at Regions.”

Ith tied for eighth place in the preliminary 50 yard freesty...

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