Spartans swim to second at Districts

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Spartans swim to second at Districts

Jude Wenker placed first in the 200-yard freestyle and also won the 100-yard freestyle for the Bainbridge Spartans at last weekend’s Sea-King District 2 Championships in boys swimming & diving.

Other Spartans also came up big for BHS.

Kiernan Lieberman won the 1-meter diving event, with a finals score of 473.00.

Brian Taylor was third for Bainbridge in diving, with a score of 386.95, while Guy Weibel was 10th for BHS with 291.90.

Bainbridge had another first-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle relay, with the fast-and-furious foursome of Harrison Villella, Tyler Stewart, Andrew Witty, and Wenker taking the title in 1:26.36.

Witty was first, as well, in the 100-yard breaststroke. He won the race in an All-American consideration time of 56.93.

In other events, Bainbridge placed third in the 200-yard medley relay. The team of Ian Lipton, Witty, Stewart, and Oskar Bannister finished in 1:36.26.

Lipton swam to fifth place in the 200-yard individual medley (1:58.34), while Witty was seventh (1:57.99) and Stewart, eighth (1:58.60).

Bannister claimed third place in the 50-yard freestyle, touching the wall at 22.96.

In the 100-yard butterfly, Ben Cohen was sixth (53.73) while Ben Chapman was ninth (53.69).

Bannister also placed third in the 100-yard free, with a time of 47.88.

Colin McDevitt placed eighth for BHS in the 500-yard freestyle, with a time of 4:53.90.

Lipton snagged second place in the 100-yard backstroke, with a time of 52.41. Chapman finished in 12th place (56.21).

As a team, Bainbridge was second overall, with 224 points. Mercer Island finished first, with 274.

Lakeside was third, with 164 points.

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