Bainbridge Wins 6, Sets Record En Route To WA 3A Title

Bainbridge High won 6 of 12 events and set a new 3A and overall state record in the 400 free relay to win Washington’s 2018 class 3A title on the boys side.

Results available on Meet Mobile.

Bainbridge won the first and last relays, breaking the state record in the latter. Makai Ingalls (47.00), Andrew Witty (47.25), William Waite (45.50) and Jude Wenker (45.47) combined to go 3:05.29, winning by four seconds and shave three tenths off their own state and class records from a year ago.

Waite, Kevin Housemann, Ingalls and Aidan Wagner went 1:32.76 in the 200 medley relay, just missing their own state record in that event by a tenth of a second. Waite was 23.70 on back, Housemann 25.19 on breast, Ingalls 22.56 on fly and Wagner anchored in 21.31.

Waite would also win the 200 IM (1:49.75) by almost five seconds, Wenker would win the 100 free (45.97) by almost a second and Housemann would take the 100 breast (55.18) by more than two. Bainbridge Island also won diving with Kernan Liberman with a score of 406.30.

Mercer Island took second, getting a pair of wins from James Richardson. He won the 100 fly (49.84) and 100 back (49.78), and the latter came just one event after his teammates Evan Hill, Killian Riley, Carson Coe and Oliver Hoff won the 200 free relay in 1:26.35.

Eastside Catholic distance man Jose Jacome was the other two-even winner, taking the 200 free (1:39.97) and 500 free (4:33.42).

Bellevue senior Nathan Shao won the 50 free in 21.08.

Top 5 Teams:

  1. Bainbridge Island – 397
  2. Mercer Island – 374
  3. Bellevue – 172.5
  4. Eaststide Catholic – 168
  5. Stadium – 138

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