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Area swimmers set for state swim meet

...contingents of swimmers are Dimond (22), Colony (21), South (20) and West Valley (18).Leading Soldotna is coach Lucas Petersen, a former state champion swimmer himself. Petersen won five individual state titles in three years competing for...
Kodiak looks to extend region swimming dominance

...between the two schools. So does that mean the gap has shrunk? "There's always a chance," said Soldotna coach Lucas Petersen. "I've told my girls team, (Kodiak is) competitive ... but you never know, two points here and two point...
Swim preview 2014: Can Kodiak be dethroned?

...Daily Mirror that his son's 100 backstroke time is already faster than the high school state record. Soldotna coach Lucas Petersen, like the coaches at Kenai Central, Homer and Seward, is happy with his program, but knows beating the Bears for...
SoHi girls take 6th at state swimming

...Aulbach was named the same on the boys side. When asked why he thought so many records were set, Soldotna coach Lucas Petersen said that it is only natural for times to drop about every generation of new swimmers. "Everything gets faster and...
Friday: Lindquist's dominate SoHi Pentathlon

...Castro in 12th, just .03 seconds behind Kuhns.SoHi freshman Portia Padilla also drew the praise of SoHi coach Lucas Petersen, partly due to her swim in the backstroke that saw her set the second-fastest time."She really shined," Petersen...
State swimming teams set

...hold shots at taking the podium at state, and Chase Corona-Cain will join them in the 100 backstroke. SoHi coach Lucas Petersen said he believes Weeks can win the shorter of her two races, the 50 freestyle event, which would make her the first...
SoHi swimmers top locals at Region III meet

...freestyle relay, which won in a time of 1:32.33, edging the Colony Knights by .31 seconds.Soldotna coach Lucas Petersen said he was more than pleased with the results of his team."We capped it off with a win from Daniel, which was...
Peninsula swimmers and divers take on region meet

...entire Kodiak fleet are as strong as ever, with the Bears the favorites to sweep the title.SOLDOTNA STARSCoach Lucas Petersen agreed with Hubler on the competition, and said his boys and girls teams should be mixed in with many of those in...
Local prep swim teams ready for season

...was Abby Kiffmeyer in 2003, who stood on the top step in the 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly. Second-year coach Lucas Petersen, himself a former SoHi state champion, holds much of the same optimism that Lallier holds. "We have another strong...
Lindquist, Kessler wear Pentathlon crowns

...I knew I'd get third," Weeks said. "Tahna is an IMer, Ila is a sprinter, and I'm me."Soldotna coach Lucas Petersen, who still holds Pentathlon records in the IM, butterfly, backstroke and total time set in 2000, said Weeks...


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