BIIF swimming and diving: Axelson’s excellence propels Kealakehe

  • 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 Saturday in Keaau. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Kealakehe's Nolan Morton stays ahead of the pack to win the Men's 100 Yard Freestyle during a BIIF swim meet at Kamehameha in Keaau on Saturday. (Kelsey Walling/Hawaii Tribune-Herald)

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.