BIIF swimming and diving championshipp: Axelson’s excellence propels Waveriders

  • Kealakehe sophomore Michelle Axelson shows the four gold medals she won Saturday at the BIIF swimming and diving championships, one of which came with a league record.

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Kealakehe's Sara Vila Leonard captured the girls 500 freestyle Saturday at Naeole Pool in Keaau.

KEAAU – Michelle Axelson had four gold medals around her neck – one all the shinier because it came with a BIIF record – after playing the headlining role as Kealakehe swept the team titles at the BIIF swimming and diving championships for the first time.