Bublitz, Chargers shine at state 4A swimming, diving finals

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Kentridge's Chase Bublitz captured the 100-yard butterfly, then joined the Chargers' winning 400-yard freestyle relay team at the state Class 4A swimming and diving championships at the King County Aquatics Center on Saturday.

Bublitz, a senior, parted the waters in 48.80 seconds to secure the backstroke event. He, Liu Dennis, Tristan Rosellini and Dillon DePriest captured the relay in 3:12.66.

The same foursome took third in the 200 medley relay in 1:36.86.

Bublitz settled for second in the 50 freestyle in 20.59. Federal Way's Thomas Anderson prevailed in 20.19.

In the 1-meter diving finals, Kentridge's Brady Shutt finished third with 386.25 points.

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