Luke Shields competes in the 200-yard freestyle for the Spartans in Bainbridge’s big win over the Braves. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review)

Luke Shields competes in the 200-yard freestyle for the Spartans in Bainbridge’s big win over the Braves. (Brian Kelly | Bainbridge Island Review)

Sparty swimmers make state times

  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018 1:08pm
  • Sports

The Spartans sealed another win in boys varsity swimming & diving late last week by winning all three relay races against Bishop Blanchet in a home meet at the Bainbridge Aquatic Center.

Bainbridge won the meet with a team total of 108 points; the Braves finished with 63.

The Spartans won the first race of the meet, the 200-yard medley relay, with a state championship qualifying time of 1:42.93. The winning time by Mitchell Bell, Carter Hall, Andrew Witty and Makai Ingalls was more than 6 seconds faster than the second-place foursome from Blanchet.

Bell also claimed a first place in the 200-yard individual medley, finishing in 2:14.44.

Kiernan Liberman claimed first place in diving, with a score of 225.65.

Brian Taylor (208.4) was second for the Spartans in the event, while Henry Sauermann (176.15) was third.

Witty had a state-qualifying time in the 100-yard butterfly for Bainbridge. He won the race in 53.95.

Ingalls also had another state time in the 100-yard freestyle. Ingalls finished first in 48.42.

The Spartan relay team of Oskar Bannister, Ingalls, Max Eyrich and Witty won the 200-yard freestyle relay. Their fantastic finish of 1:31.62 was also a state 3A championship-qualifying time.

Eyrich was also the top swimmer in the 100-yard breaststroke. He won the race in 1:02.77 — just a fingernail in front of Hall, who placed second for the Spartans in 1:02.79.

The Bainbridge relay team of Eyrich, Nate Lapin, Hall and Ingalls were also victorious in the 400-yard freestyle relay, placing first in 3:31.51.

BHS VS. BLANCHET RESULTS

200-YARD MEDLEY RELAY

First:

BHS A, 1:42.93

(Mitchell Bell, Carter Hall, Andrew Witty, Makai Ingalls)

Second: Bishop Blanchet A, 1:49.38

(Owen Heffernan, Will Szymanski, Evan Evan Zverev, Martin)

Third: BHS C, 1:52.01

(Luke Shields, Nate Lapin, Alex Miller, Harrison Villella)

Fourth: BHS B, 1:53.89

(Thomas Defawe, Gabe Nathan, Ben Chapman, Oskar Bannister)

Fifth: Bishop Blanchet B, 2:12.31

(Ben Ryan, Luke Gaskill, Will Gillespie, Jack Burns)

Sixth: Bishop Blanchet C, 2:30.00

(Iain Gray, Zach Anderson, Parker Davis, Dawson Lone)

200-YARD FREESTYLE

First: Alexander Oishi, Bishop Blanchet, 1:59.17

27.09 30.20 31.50 30.38

Second: Max Gillespie, Bishop Blanchet, 2:00.32

27.64 30.50 32.00 30.18

Third: Peter Bang-Knudsen, BHS, 2:01.50

28.56 31.01 31.09 30.84

Fourth: Jack Williams, BHS, 2:02.46

27.31 30.39 32.70 32.06

Fifth: Luke Shields, BHS, 2:11.62

28.31 33.14 35.28 34.89

200-YARD IM

First: Mitchell Bell, BHS, 2:14.44

28.27 34.27 41.97 29.93

Second: Nate Lapin, BHS, 2:17.95

30.21 35.85 39.72 32.17

Third: Owen Heffernan, Bishop Blanchet, 2:18.04

29.32 35.80 41.79 31.13

Fourth: Gabe Nathan, BHS, 2:23.57

31.39 40.58 40.80 30.80

Fifth: Michael Martin, Bishop Blanchet, 2:23.95

28.96 38.16 43.77 33.06

50-YARD FREESTYLE

First: Evan Zverev, Bishop Blanchet, 22.54

Second: Andrew Witty, BHS, 22.57

Third: Max Eyrich, BHS, 23.64

Fourth: Oskar Bannister, BHS, 23.81

Fifth: Jack Burns, Bishop Blanchet, 24.44

Sixth: Evan Martin, Bishop Blanchet, 24.72

1-METER DIVING

First: Kiernan Liberman, BHS, 225.65

Second: Brian Taylor, BHS, 208.40

Third: Henry Sauermann, BHS, 176.15

Fourth: Will Gillespie, Bishop Blanchet, 145.15

100-YARD BUTTERFLY

First: Andrew Witty, BHS, 53.95

24.95 29.00

Second: Evan Zverev, Bishop Blanchet, 54.71

25.69 29.02

Third: Alex Miller, BHS, 58.96

27.82 31.14

Fourth: Ben Chapman, BHS, 1:00.84

27.87 32.97

Fifth: Will Gillespie, Bishop Blanchet, 1:08.88

32.29 36.59

100-YARD FREESTYLE

First: Makai Ingalls, BHS, 48.42

23.34 25.08

Second: Alexander Oishi, Bishop Blanchet, 52.63

25.57 27.06

Third: Michael Martin, Bishop Blanchet, 53.04

25.35 27.69

Fourth: Oskar Bannister, BHS, 53.84

25.82 28.02

Fifth: Mitchell Bell, BHS, 55.08

26.01 29.07

Sixth: Zach Anderson, Bishop Blanchet, 1:02.26

29.48 32.78

500-YARD FREESTYLE

First: Max Gillespie, Bishop Blanchet, 5:28.98

27.98 32.42 33.23 34.25 34.59 33.41 34.30 34.69

33.84 30.27

Second: Thomas Defawe, BHS, 5:30.83

29.00 32.15 33.10 34.18 33.78 34.43 34.11 34.18

34.17 31.73

Third: Luke Shields, BHS, 6:00.45

29.60 34.74 37.16 37.52 37.35 36.72 37.84 37.88

36.39 35.25

Fourth: Jacques Defawe, BHS, 6:00.82

29.71 34.21 36.47 37.94 37.96 38.20 37.72 37.88

36.59 34.14

Fifth: Liam Abramowicz, Bishop Blanchet, 7:08.15

35.68 37.81 42.79 45.42 2:16.95 44.19 43.94 41.37

Sixth: Santiago Corriz, Bishop Blanchet 9:54.58

37.78 47.65 55.20 58.01 1:09.64 1:10.91

2:04.20

200-YARD FREESTYLE RELAY

First: BHS A, 1:31.62

(Oskar Bannister, Makai Ingalls, Max Eyrich, Andrew Witty)

23.95 22.44 23.85 21.38

Second: Bishop Blanchet A, 1:38.77

(Michael Martin, Alexander Oishi, Jack Burns, Max Gillespie)

25.04 24.56 24.04 25.13

Third: BHS B, 1:39.46

(Mitchell Bell, Peter Bang-Knudsen, Ben Chapman, David Burton)

25.03 25.07 24.98 24.38

Fourth: Bishop Blanchet C, 2:05.13

(Ben Dundas, Nick Barrett, Dawson Lone, Liam Abramowicz)

33.87 31.40 28.81 31.05)

100-YARD BACKSTROKE

First: Owen Heffernan, Bishop Blanchet, 1:00.73

29.49 31.24

Second: Peter Bang-Knudsen, BHS, 1:01.91

30.09 31.82

Third: Michael Martin, Bishop Blanchet, 1:02.10

31.06 31.04

Fourth: Thomas Defawe, BHS, 1:06.76

32.18 34.58

Fifth: Jack Williams, BHS, 1:08.39

Sixth: Parker Davis, Bishop Blanchet, 1:33.53

45.23 48.30

100-YARD BREASTSTROKE

First: Max Eyrich, BHS, 1:02.77

29.49 33.28

Second: Carter Hall, BHS, 1:02.79

29.83 32.96

Third: Will Szymanski, Bishop Blanchet, 1:14.17

33.73 40.44

Fourth: Jacques Defawe, BHS, 1:15.95

37.10 38.85

Fifth: Luke Gaskill, Bishop Blanchet, 1:28.59

41.20 47.39

Sixth: Tim Mansker, Bishop Blanchet, 1:34.79

42.88 51.91

400-YARD FREESTYLE RELAY

First: BHS A, 3:31.51

(Max Eyrich, Nate Lapin, Carter Hall, Makai Ingalls)

27.30 1:00.09 32.60 1:14.30 31.10 1:18.88 25.83

Second: Bishop Blanchet A, 3:32.60

(Owen Heffernan, Michael Martin, Evan Martin, Evan Zverev)

31.19 1:05.52 28.28 59.79 28.74 1:01.01 28.99 26.28

Third: BHS B, 3:48.45

(Jack Williams, Peter Bang-Knudsen, David Burton, Clay Jablonski)

Fourth: BHS C, 3:50.99

(Gabriele De Capitani, Gabe Nathan, Luke Shields, Guy Weibel)

Fifth: Bishop Blanchet B, 4:02.63

(Alexander Oishi, Will Gillespie, Max Gillespie, Zach Anderson)

Sixth: Bishop Blanchet C, 4:47.95

(Iain Gray, Cass Novosel, Parker Davis, Eric Haller)

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