BHS overpowers Bishop Blanchet

  • Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:31am
  • Sports

Bainbridge buried Bishop Blanchet 152-40 in boys swimming & diving late last week at Evans Pool in Seattle.

The Spartans won 11 of 12 events, and claimed first, second and third in six races: the 200-yard medley relay, the 200-yard individual medley, the 50-yard freestyle, the 100-yard butterfly, the 100-yard freestyle, the 500-yard freestyle, the 100-yard backstroke, and the 100-yard breaststroke.

The foursome of Colin McDevitt, Andrew Witty, Ben Cohen, and Jude Wenker won the 200-yard medley relay in 1:42.92.

The Spartan B Relay Team of Peter Bang-Knudsen, Tyler Stewart, Finn Wenker, and Ian Lipton secured second place, with a time of 1:46.64.

Bainbridge High’s C Relay Team — Luke Shields, Max Eyrich, Ian Longridge, and Oskar Bannister — claimed third place in 1:49.46.

In the 200-yard IM, the Spartans’ Andrew Witty led the pack. He won the race in 2:02.64.

Placing second was Thomas Witty (2:15.88), followed by Nate Lapin in third (2:19.38).

Stewart won the 50-yard freestyle, placing first in 23.03.

Lipton was second in 23.08, and Finn Wenker was third, with a time of 24.14.

Kiernan Liberman won the 1-meter diving event for Bainbridge. He had a finals score of 305.55. Teammate Guy Weibel was second with a score of 214.65.

In the 100-yard fly, Cohen raced to first place in 56.52.

Longridge finished second (58.01) while McDevitt was third (59.45).

Wenker claimed another first place in the 100-yard free, finishing in 48.29.

Bannister was second in 50.75, and Harrison Villella clocked a third-place finish in 51.86.

The Spartans also went one, two, three in the next race: the 500-yard freestyle.

Lipton was first (5:06.02), followed by Curtis Stewart (5:31.14) and Thomas Defawe (5:38.04).

Bainbridge raced to first in the 200-yard freestyle relay with the A team of Bannister, Tyler Stewart, Witty and Jude Wenker. Their winning time was 1:32.22.

The BHS B team of McDevitt, Finn Wenker, Max Eyrich and Villella was second in 1:375.88.

In the 100-yard backstroke, Peter Bang-Knudsen was first in 1:00.81.

Luke Shields picked up a second-place win for Sparty (1:03.89), while William Bang-Knudsen was third (1:05.33).

Jude Wenker took first in the 100-yard breaststroke, touching the wall at 1:01.51.

Tyler Stewart was second in 1:03.81, and Andrew Witty was third in 1:04.58.

The Bainbridge A Relay Team of Finn Wenker, Jason Nordgren, Villella and Cohen closed out the meet with a first place in the 400-yard freestyle relay. They won the race in 3:30.22.

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