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Blaine sophomore swimmer is building on historic freshman season

Hailey Ferrell became first state champion in program history a season ago

Blaine swimmer Hailey Ferrell emerges from the waters wearing a swimming cap and goggles.
Blaine swimmer Hailey Ferrell won the 1A/2A girls swim and dive 500-yard freestyle state championship as a freshman last season. Ferrell, now a sophomore, is chasing titles in shorter-distance events such as the 50- and 100-yard freestyles this season. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Connor J. Benintendi Staff Reporter
In the late afternoon of Nov. 12, 2022, Hailey Ferrell was preparing for a race just like she had on
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