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State swim preview: Stars aim to end another drought

...since 2004, when they were finishing off a string of six straight crowns."I couldn't be more proud," said Lucas Petersen, who was named the region's coach of the year. "We had a great meet across the board - the boys and the girls...
SoHi's Watkins gets pair of 2nds at state swim meet

...finished third and erased the old school record with a 3:13.83, breaking the 2002 mark of 3:14.89. SoHi coach Lucas Petersen praised Watkins' anchor leg effort of 46.49 seconds for getting the job done."I'll take that any day," Petersen...
Region III swim preview: Could Kodiak girls be dethroned?

...Knights captured the Palmer Invitational with 91 points, ahead of Soldotna (79) and Kodiak (58). Soldotna coach Lucas Petersen knows the stakes are high and the margins are tight this weekend if the Stars wish to win a region crown. For example...
Season swim preview: Is this the year Kodiak is dethroned?

...may be now. "That was a great class, probably one of the better girls classes I've seen," said Soldotna coach Lucas Petersen. "That state meet was really great." Unfortunately, Petersen's Stars are going through a transitional phase...
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...
Local swimmers warm up for regions at meet

...Gemmell, SSS, 5:02.72; 2. Lucas Petersen, SSS, 5:10.93; 3. Benjamin...01.21. Men 13 and over: 1. Lucas Petersen, SSS, 51.07; 2. Jake Bell...Gemmell, SSS, 2:07.53; 2. Lucas Petersen, SSS, 2:08.03; 3. Blake...


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