Spartans edge EC in swimming

SEATTLE – The Crusaders made some big waves at the Queen Anne Pool last week, but the Bainbridge Spartans were able to pull away with a close win, 95-87, in varsity boys swimming and diving.

Eastside Catholic won nine of 11 races during the Dec. 8 meet, but Bainbridge’s depth spelled doom for EC as the Spartan swimmers picked up crucial top-five points to finish first as a team.

Spartan Coach Kaycee Taylor said the key to the win was the depth of the BHS team across the board and the ability of individual athletes to score points in all events.

Highlights included the 200-yard freestyle relay lead-off showdown between two of the Spartan divers, Kiernan Liberman and Brian Taylor, plus wins in the 100-yard backstroke and 500-yard freestyle.

John Velisaris came up big for Bainbridge in the 100 backstroke, taking first with a district cut time of 59.13.

In the 500 free, Sam Chapman claimed first place in 5:00.16 – just shy of the 4:59.00 mark needed to advance to the state championship.

Taylor also noted the Spartans 1-2-3 finish in diving, with Liberman taking first (207.85 points), followed by Taylor (165.55) and Guy Weibel (95.10).

The Spartans also added many more Metro and District cuts added to an already impressive early season showing, Taylor said.

This week, Bainbridge was scheduled to race at home against 2A defending champion Kingston in a battle between two state title teams.

Bainbridge at EC Results

200-YARD MEDLEY RELAY

First: Eastside Catholic A, 1:45.13

(Nick Lewis, Williams Ryland, Louis Gasson, Dane Williams)

Second: BHS A, 1:46.67

(John Velisaris, Carter Hall, Max Eyrich, Will Thompson)

27.74 1:18.93

Third: BHS B, 2:03.01

(Guy Weibel, Dominic Painter, Thomas Defawe, Jack Williams)

Fourth: BHS C, x2:09.48

(Ben Chapman, Jack Bullock, Nate Lapin, Brian Taylor)

200-YARD FREESTYLE

First: Jimmy Butler, Eastside Catholic, 1:56.86

Second: Carter Hall, BHS, 2:05.32

Third: Ethan Wasyluka, Eastside Catholic, 2:12.52

Fourth: Dominic Painter, BHS, 2:19.65

Fifth: Ben Soldow, BHS, 2:20.13

200-Yard IM

First: CJ Tuguinay, Eastside Catholic, 2:06.66

Second: Sam Chapman, BHS, 2:10.54

Third: Williams Ryland, Eastside Catholic, 2:28.05

Fourth: Thomas Defawe, BHS, 2:33.10

Fifth: Guy Weibel, BHS, 2:37.62

50-YARD FREESTYLE

First: Louis Gasson, Eastside Catholic, 23.02

Second: Max Eyrich, BHS, 23.69

Third: Clay Jablonski, BHS, 25.83

Fourth: Ben Chapman, BHS, 26.87

Fifth: Christopher Riccio, Eastside Catholic, 30.75

1-METER DIVING

First: Kiernan Liberman, BHS, 207.85

Second: Brian Taylor, BHS, 164.55

Third: Guy Weibel, BHS, 95.10

100-YARD BUTTERFLY

First: Louis Gasson, Eastside Catholic, 54.65

Second: CJ Tuguinay, Eastside Catholic, 56.23

Third: John Velisaris, BHS, 59.20

Fourth: Will Thompson, BHS, 1:00.88

Fifth: Nate Lapin, BHS, 1:13.23

100-YARD FREESTYLE

First: Dane Williams, Eastside Catholic, 51.37

Second: Nick Lewis, Eastside Catholic, 55.16

Third: Clay Jablonski, BHS, 57.03

Fourth: Thomas Defawe, BHS, 58.63

Fifth: Ashton Billmaier, BHS, 1:01.26

500-YARD FREESTYLE

First: Sam Chapman, BHS, 5:00.16

Second: Jimmy Butler, Eastside Catholic, 5:07.67

Third: Jack Williams, BHS, 5:39.53

Fourth: Ben Chapman, BHS, 5:54.63

200-YARD FREESTYLE RELAY

First: Eastside Catholic A, 1:35.32

(Nick Lewis, Dane Williams, CJ Tuguinay, Jimmy Butler)

Second: BHS A, 1:39.35

(Will Thompson, Max Eyrich, Carter Hall, Clay Jablonski)

Third: BHS C, 1:54.61

(Brian Taylor, David Burton, Thomas Defawe, Xander Weibel)

Fourth: BHS B, x1:55.08

(Kiernan Liberman, Ashton Billmaier, Luke Shields, Gabe Nathan)

100-YARD BACKSTROKE

First: John Velisaris, BHS, 59.13

Second: Nick Lewis, Eastside Catholic, 1:02.13

Third: Ethan Wasyluka, Eastside Catholic, 1:05.32

Fourth: Luke Shields, BHS, 1:08.83

Fifth: Ben Soldow, BHS, 1:13.53

100-YARD BREASTSTROKE

First: Williams Ryland, Eastside Catholic, 1:12.30

Second: Dominic Painter, BHS, 1:12.69

Third: Gabe Nathan, BHS, 1:15.15

Fourth: Jack Bullock, BHS, 1:22.76

400-YARD FREESTYLE RELAY

First: Eastside Catholic A, 3:26.57

(Louis Gasson, CJ Tuguinay, Jimmy Butler, Dane Williams)

Second: BHS A, 3:39.68

(Sam Chapman, Max Eyrich, Carter Hall, John Velisaris)

Third: BHS C, 4:05.63

(Ashton Billmaier, David Burton, Ben Soldow, Nate Lapin)

BHS vs. Garfield Results

200-Yard Medley Relay

First: BHS A, 1:39.43

(Garrett Waite, Ian Lipton, Makai Ingalls, Andrew Witty)

24.87 53.67 1:17.22 1:39.43

Second: Garfield A, 1:47.60

(Sam Bert, Andrew Woodworth, Connor Zhang, Ian Scott)

26.94 57.00 1:23.60 1:47.60

Third: Garfield B, 1:56.91

(Hiroshi Koda, Remy Freeman, Carl Dutton, Ryan Friesz)

31.72 1:02.99 1:29.61 1:56.91

Fourth: BHS B, 1:57.63

(David Burton, Nate Lapin, Sam Chapman, Will Thompson)

34.46 1:07.34 1:33.49 1:57.63

Fifth: BHS C, x2:00.90

(Daniel DeFoe, Ian Cosin, Gae Nathan, Clay Jablonski)

31.09 1:04.51 1:34.92 2:00.90

200-Yard Freestyle

First: Sam Chapman, BHS, 1:54.36

26.60 55.42 1:24.29 1:54.36

Second: Yatin Kukreja, Garfield, 1:57.84

26.64 55.98 1:26.53 1:57.84

Third: Tyler Stewart, BHS, 1:57.93

26.16 55.97 1:27.37 1:57.93

Fourth: Connor Zhang, Garfield, 2:00.65

26.53 56.41 1:28.53 2:00.65

Fifth: Ben Chapman, BHS, 2:19.76

30.48 1:05.31 1:42.15 2:19.76

200-Yard IM

First: Garrett Waite, BHS, 1:57.94

25.25 54.44 1:29.67 1:57.94

Second: Andrew Osborn, Garfield, 2:05.71

26.87 1:00.63 1:37.18 2:05.71

Third: Andrew Witty, BHS, 2:06.48

27.71 1:01.01 1:37.14 2:06.48

Fourth: Max Eyrich, BHS, 2:07.82

27.88 1:01.49 1:37.53 2:07.82

Fifth: Ian Scott, Garfield, 2:12.99

27.95 1:01.60 1:41.16 2:12.99

Sixth: Carl Dutton, Garfield, 2:19.43

28.25 1:06.50 1:47.38 2:19.43

50-Yard Freestyle

First: Makai Ingalls, BHS, 22.15

Second: Ian Lipton, BHS, 24.39

Third: Will Thompson, BHS, 24.46

Fourth: Max Mahoney-Schaefer, Garfield, 25.62

Fifth: Brendan Freeman, Garfield, 26.26

1-Meter Diving

First: Kiernan Liberman, BHS, 225.50

Second: Brian Taylor, BHS, 213.15

Third: Guy Weibel, BHS, 87.90

100-Yard Butterfly

First: Makai Ingalls, BHS, 52.31

24.68 52.31

Second: Garrett Waite, BHS, 52.62

24.96 52.62

Third: Andrew Osborn, Garfield, 56.25

26.55 56.25

Fourth: Sam Bert, Garfield, 57.93

26.95 57.93

Fifth: Yatin Kukreja, Garfield, 1:00.85

28.53 1:00.85

Sixth: Ben Chapman, BHS, 1:03.43

29.29 1:03.43

100-Yard Freestyle

First: Max Eyrich, BHS, 52.54

25.03 52.54

Second: Carl Dutton, Garfield, 54.28

26.16 54.28

Third: Will Thompson, BHS, 55.04

26.11 55.04

Fourth: Max Mahoney-Schaefer, Garfield, 55.38

26.80 55.38

Fifth: Remy Freeman, Garfield, 57.45

27.12 57.45

Sixth: Thomas Defawe, BHS, 58.51

27.96 58.51

Seventh: Benjamin Soldow, BHS, x1:02.28

30.15 1:02.28

500-Yard Freestyle

First: Sam Chapman, BHS, 5:04.06

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

Second: Tyler Stewart, BHS, 5:17.36

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

Third: Connor Zhang, Garfield, 5:21.13

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

Fourth: Alex Thornewell, Garfield, 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

First: BHS A, 1:37.30

(Andrew Witty, Clay Jablonski, Max Eyrich, Will Thompson)

23.79 49.07 1:13.10 1:37.30

Second: Garfield A, 1:38.01

(Remy Freeman, Andrew Osborn, Andrew Woodworth, Carl Dutton)

25.10 48.78 1:13.01 1:38.01

Third: BHS B, 1:48.11

(Guy Weibel, Nate Lapin, Dominic Painter, Thomas Defawe)

28.68 55.18 1:21.60 1:48.11

Fourth: BHS C, x1:48.37

(Ashton Billmaier, David Burton, Ben Chapman, Shields Luke)

29.17 55.32 1:22.03 1:48.37

Fifth: Garfield B, 1:48.94

(Max Mahoney-Schaefer, Ryan Friesz, Brendan Freeman, Yatin Kukreja)

26.42 54.75 1:20.53 1:48.94

Sixth: Garfield C, x2:07.83

(Max Warborg, John Volk, Armin Magness, Daniel Chan)

29.73 58.96 2:07.83

100-Yard Backstroke

First: Ian Scott, Garfield, 57.32

28.08 57.32

Second: Ian Lipton, BHS, 57.40

27.93 57.40

Third: Sam Bert, Garfield, 1:01.01

29.21 1:01.01

Fourth: Shields Luke, BHS, 1:08.89

33.63 1:08.89

Fifth: Nate Lapin, BHS, 1:11.30

34.33 1:11.30

Sixth: Benjamin Soldow, BHS, x1:15.33

36.33 1:15.33

100-Yard Breaststroke

First: Andrew Witty, BHS, 1:01.55

28.92 1:01.55

Second: Remy Freeman, Garfield, 1:09.15

33.16 1:09.15

Third: Dominic Painter, BHS, 1:14.05

34.26 1:14.05

Fourth: Nate Lapin, BHS, 1:17.78

36.08 1:17.78

Fifth: Guy Weibel, BHS, x1:24.48

40.91 1:24.48

400-Yard Freestyle Relay

First: BHS A, 3:25.24

(Makai Ingalls, Garrett Waite, Sam Chapman, Max Eyrich)

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

Second: Garfield A 3:37.00 3:29.42

(Ian Scott, Connor Zhang, Sam Bert, Andrew Osborn)

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

Third: Garfield B, 3:59.25

(Yatin Kukreja, Michael Duan, Hiroshi Koda, Max Mahoney-Schaefer)

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

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