Gig Harbor swimming team wins Narrows League championship

Prep roundup: Nielsen, Williams each win two events to lead Gig Harbor to division crown

of the GatewayFebruary 5, 2014 

The Gig Harbor Tides dominated the Narrows League swimming and diving championships on Friday, scoring 434 points to win the event at Mount Tahoma High School.

Stadium finished second with 251 points.

Gig Harbor won nine of the 12 events:

 • 200-yard medley relay — Furrer, Doane, Curtis, Stone.

 • 200 IM — Dale Williams.

 • 50 free — Erik Nielsen.

 • Diving — Bastian Weyn.

 • 100 fly — Williams.

 • 100 free — Nielsen.

 • 500 free — Furrer.

 • 200 free relay — Stone, Jones, Williams, Nielsen.

 • 400 free relay — Williams, Curtis, Jones, Nielsen.

“I was very proud of the performances of all our athletes, and the team benefited from these great efforts,” Gig Harbor head coach Mike Kelly wrote in an email.


The Stadium Tigers clinched the Narrows League regular-season championship last week as they moved to 13-5 overall, 9-2 in league play.

Gig Harbor is in second place with a 6-5 league mark, while South Kitsap, Yelm and Bellarmine all have 5-5 league records.

Gig Harbor split its games last week, beating South Kitsap 67-63 on the road and falling to Bellarmine 55-51.


The Enumclaw Hornets beat the Peninsula Seahawks 68-59 on Friday night to clinch the South Puget Sound League 3A title.

Enumclaw is 15-3 overall, 8-0 in league play. Peninsula (14-4, 6-2) is in second place.

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