The Bainbridge Spartans won 10 of 11 races to beat Eastside Catholic in varsity boys swimming & diving last week at the Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center.
The Spartans crushed the Crusaders 119-49.
Bainbridge started the meet with a convincing victory in the 200-yard medley relay. The fantastic foursome of Andrew Witty, Ian Lipton, Tyler Stewart, and Jason Nordgren claimed first place in 1:40.97 — a state 3A championship qualifying time.
Jude Wenker won the 200-yard freestyle with a state-qualifying time of 1:41.28.
Colin McDevitt placed second for Bainbridge in the event, with a finals time of 1:52.14.
In the 200-yard individual medley, Lipton scored another first-place finish for BHS in 2:01.82.
Witty then won the 50-yard freestyle, placing first in 22.37.
Tyler Stewart was third in the 50 free for Bainbridge (23.03), while Oskar Bannister placed fourth (23.11).
Bainbridge swept the top three spots in 1-meter diving.
Kiernan Liberman won the event, with a finals score of 282.65, followed by teammates Brian Taylor (218.05) and Henry Sauermann (177.15).
Wenker easily won the 100-yard butterfly, touching the wall at 51.86.
Ben Cohen claimed second place in the race for Sparty, with a time of 55.87.
Lipton won the 100-yard freestyle for Bainbridge, placing first in 50.67.
The Spartans’ Finn Wenker was a close second, in 50.70.
The Bainbridge relay team of Jude Wenker, Cohen, McDevitt, and Lipton placed first in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Their winning time was 1:31.80, a qualifying time for the upcoming state 3A championships.
Witty also raced to a state time in the 100-yard backstroke. He finished first in 51.21.
Stewart was also the first-place finisher in the 100-yard breaststroke. He won in 1:01.33.
Bainbridge claimed another win in the last race of the Senior Night meet, the 400-yard freestyle relay.
The team of Bannister, Witty, Cohen and Wenker won in a state-qualifying time of 3:19.94.