Champs come out swimming strong

We’re going back.

The Spartans gave notice during their first swim meet of the year by notching state-qualifying times in five events in their meet against Garfield late last week at the Bainbridge Aquatic Center.

Bainbridge — the defending 3A state swim champs — won 14 of 15 events to win the meet, 120-61.

And in the first race last Friday, the 200-yard medley relay team of Garrett Waite, Ian Lipton, Makai Ingalls and Andrew Witty place first in a state-qualifying time of 1:39.43.

Waite also met the state mark in the 200-yard individual medley, taking first with a time of 1:57.94.

The Spartans also dominated in the 50-yard freestyle by claiming first, second and third place. Ingalls was impressive, with a state time of 22.15 that was more than 2 seconds than his closest competitor.

Lipton took second in the 50-yard free (24.39) while Lipton claimed third place (24.46).

Both Ingalls and Waite also qualified for state during their first race this season in the 100-yard butterfly.

Ingalls was first in 52.31, with Waite right behind for second in 52.62.

Witty also wasted no time in guaranteeing a return trip in the 100-yard breaststroke to the state meet in Federal Way.

Witty won the race in a qualifying time of 1:01.55.

Multiple Spartan swimmers also finished their first meet of the season with times that lands them in district competition in the 200-yard freestyle, 200-yard IM, 50-yard free, 100-yard butterfly, 100-yard free, 500-yard free and 100-yard backstroke.

BHS vs Garfield Results

200-Yard Medley Relay

1 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive A NT 1:39.43 STAT

1) Waite, Garret 2) Lipton, Ian 3) Ingalls, Makai 4) Witty, Andrew

24.87 53.67 1:17.22 1:39.43

2 Garfield High School A 1:48.80 1:47.60

1) Bert, Sam 2) Woodworth, Andrew 3) Zhang, Connor 4) Scott, Ian

26.94 57.00 1:23.60 1:47.60

3 Garfield High School B NT 1:56.91

1) Koda, Hiroshi 2) Freeman, Remy 3) Dutton, Carl 4) Friesz, Ryan

31.72 1:02.99 1:29.61 1:56.91

4 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive B NT 1:57.63

1) Burton, David 2) Lapin, Nate 3) Chapman, Sam 4) Thompson, Will

34.46 1:07.34 1:33.49 1:57.63

5 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive C NT x2:00.90

1) DeFoe, Daniel 2) Cosin, Ian 3) Nathan, Gabe 4) Jablonski, Clay

31.09 1:04.51 1:34.92 2:00.90

6 Garfield High School C NT x2:05.47

1) Bradley, Nicholas 2) Freeman, Brendan 3) Duan, Michael 4) Magness, Armin

1:08.06 2:05.47

7 Garfield High School D NT x2:11.79

1) Volk, John 2) Todaran, Stefan 3) Thornewell, Alex 4) Webbeking, Blaise

200-Yard Freestyle

1 Chapman, Sam Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 1:54.36 DIST

26.60 55.42 1:24.29 1:54.36

2 Kukreja, Yatin Garfield High School NT 1:57.84 DIST

26.64 55.98 1:26.53 1:57.84

3 Stewart, Tyler Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 1:57.93 DIST

26.16 55.97 1:27.37 1:57.93

4 Zhang, Connor Garfield High School 1:57.35 2:00.65 DIST

26.53 56.41 1:28.53 2:00.65

5 Chapman, Ben Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 2:19.76 MET

30.48 1:05.31 1:42.15 2:19.76

200-Yard IM

1 Waite, Garret Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 1:57.94 STAT

25.25 54.44 1:29.67 1:57.94

2 Osborn, Andrew Garfield High School 2:17.27 2:05.71 DIST

26.87 1:00.63 1:37.18 2:05.71

3 Witty, Andrew Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 2:06.48 DIST

27.71 1:01.01 1:37.14 2:06.48

4 Eyrich, Max Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 2:07.82 DIST

27.88 1:01.49 1:37.53 2:07.82

5 Scott, Ian Garfield High School 2:08.87 2:12.99 DIST

27.95 1:01.60 1:41.16 2:12.99

6 Dutton, Carl Garfield High School 2:25.00 2:19.43 DIST

28.25 1:06.50 1:47.38 2:19.43

50-Yard Freestyle

1 Ingalls, Makai Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 21.95 22.15 STAT

2 Lipton, Ian Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 24.38 24.39 DIST

3 Thompson, Will Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 24.34 24.46 DIST

4 Mahoney-Schaefer, Max Garfield High School 25.50 25.62 MET

5 Freeman, Brendan Garfield High School 25.27 26.26 MET

1 Meter Diving

1 Liberman, Kiernan Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NP 225.50

2 Taylor, Brian Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NP 213.15

3 Weibel, Guy Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NP 87.90

100-Yard Butterfly

1 Ingalls, Makai Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 54.40 52.31 STAT

24.68 52.31

2 Waite, Garret Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 52.62 STAT

24.96 52.62

3 Osborn, Andrew Garfield High School 59.16 56.25 DIST

26.55 56.25

4 Bert, Sam Garfield High School 59.18 57.93 DIST

26.95 57.93

5 Kukreja, Yatin Garfield High School 1:01.40 1:00.85 DIST

28.53 1:00.85

6 Chapman, Ben Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 1:06.04 1:03.43 DIST

29.29 1:03.43

100-Yard Freestyle

1 Eyrich, Max Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 55.09 52.54 DIST

25.03 52.54

2 Dutton, Carl Garfield High School 55.10 54.28 DIST

26.16 54.28

3 Thompson, Will Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 55.15 55.04 DIST

26.11 55.04

4 Mahoney-Schaefer, Max Garfield High School 56.80 55.38 DIST

26.80 55.38

5 Freeman, Remy Garfield High School 54.30 57.45 DIST

27.12 57.45

6 Defawe, Thomas Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 58.08 58.51 MET

27.96 58.51

7 Soldow, Benjamin 18 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT x1:02.28 MET

30.15 1:02.28

500-Yard Freestyle

1 Chapman, Sam Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 5:04.06 DIST

27.55 58.24 1:29.36 2:00.28 2:30.98 3:01.93 3:32.99 4:03.89

4:34.26 5:04.06

2 Stewart, Tyler Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 5:17.36 DIST

27.92 1:00.18 1:31.63 2:05.07 2:37.29 3:08.92 3:40.84 4:13.04

4:45.61 5:17.36

3 Zhang, Connor Garfield High School 5:16.37 5:21.13 DIST

27.68 58.70 1:30.52 2:03.40 2:36.16 3:08.97 3:41.78 4:14.93

4:48.76 5:21.13

4 Thornewell, Alex Garfield High School NT 6:32.50

32.63 1:10.88 1:49.60 2:30.38 3:11.58 3:52.98 4:34.40 5:13.72

5:55.35 6:32.50

200-Yard Freestyle Relay

1 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive A NT 1:37.30

1) Witty, Andrew 2) Jablonski, Clay 3) Eyrich, Max 4) Thompson, Will

23.79 49.07 1:13.10 1:37.30

2 Garfield High School A 1:42.00 1:38.01

1) Freeman, Remy 2) Osborn, Andrew 3) Woodworth, Andrew 4) Dutton, Carl

25.10 48.78 1:13.01 1:38.01

3 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive B NT 1:48.11

1) Weibel, Guy 2) Lapin, Nate 3) Painter, Dominic 4) Defawe, Thomas

28.68 55.18 1:21.60 1:48.11

4 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive C NT x1:48.37

1) Billmaier, Ashton 2) Burton, David 3) Chapman, Ben 4) Luke, Shields

29.17 55.32 1:22.03 1:48.37

5 Garfield High School B NT 1:48.94

1) Mahoney-Schaefer, Max 2) Friesz, Ryan 3) Freeman, Brendan 4) Kukreja, Yatin

26.42 54.75 1:20.53 1:48.94

6 Garfield High School C NT x2:07.83

1) Warborg, Max 2) Volk, John 3) Magness, Armin 4) Chan, Daniel

29.73 58.96 2:07.83

100-Yard Backstroke

1 Scott, Ian Garfield High School 57.99 57.32 DIST

28.08 57.32

2 Lipton, Ian Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 57.40 DIST

27.93 57.40

3 Bert, Sam Garfield High School 57.11 1:01.01 DIST

29.21 1:01.01

4 Luke, Shields Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 1:08.89 MET

33.63 1:08.89

5 Lapin, Nate Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 1:11.30 MET

34.33 1:11.30

6 Soldow, Benjamin 18 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT x1:15.33 MET

36.33 1:15.33

100-Yard Breaststroke

1 Witty, Andrew Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 1:01.20 1:01.55 STAT

28.92 1:01.55

2 Freeman, Remy Garfield High School 1:07.90 1:09.15 DIST

33.16 1:09.15

3 Painter, Dominic Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive 1:16.19 1:14.05 MET

34.26 1:14.05

4 Lapin, Nate Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT 1:17.78 MET

36.08 1:17.78

5 Weibel, Guy Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive NT x1:24.48

40.91 1:24.48

400-Yard Freestyle Relay

1 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive A NT 3:25.24

1) Ingalls, Makai 2) Waite, Garret 3) Chapman, Sam 4) Eyrich, Max

24.65 50.93 1:07.73 1:43.95 2:08.69 2:38.31 3:00.24 3:25.24

2 Garfield High School A 3:37.00 3:29.42

1) Scott, Ian 2) Zhang, Connor 3) Bert, Sam 4) Osborn, Andrew

52.64 1:17.42 1:45.13 2:09.70 2:37.90 3:02.28 3:29.42

3 Garfield High School B NT 3:59.25

1) Kukreja, Yatin 2) Duan, Michael 3) Koda, Hiroshi 4) Mahoney-Schaefer, Max

25.23 52.92 1:20.32 1:53.17 2:24.21 3:03.36 3:30.39 3:59.25

4 Bainbridge HS Boys Swim & Dive B NT 4:10.12

1) Nathan, Gabe 2) Defawe, Thomas 4) Painter, Dominic

28.60 59.94 1:28.94 2:01.75 2:32.59 3:06.51 3:36.73 4:10.12

5 Garfield High School C NT x4:28.64

1) Thornewell, Alex 2) Kiami, Sho 3) Bradley, Nicholas 4) Webbeking, Blaise

31.34 1:07.36 1:38.92 2:16.57 2:44.38 3:18.65 3:52.00 4:28.64

1) Cosin, Ian 2) Luke, Shields 3) McCoy, Travis 4) Billmaier, Ashton

31.29 1:06.50 1:35.24 2:07.43 2:38.87 3:17.13 3:46.47 DQ

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