Mercer Island wrestling pins Sammamish 72-12; swimming beats Interlake

The Mercer Island wrestlers earned a decisive win over Sammamish on Thursday, Dec. 9, beating the Totems 72-12.

The Islanders, who picked up their first league and second win of the season, dominated all of the matches, save for the 171 weight class, the only class Sammamish took the win in.

Mercer Island also won the KingCo Clash of the Classes at Skyline High School the weekend before.

The Islanders will travel to the Panther Invitational at Bonney Lake High School on Saturday, Dec. 11 and will be at Interlake on Thursday, Dec. 16.

Thursday, Dec. 9

MI 72, Sammamish 12

Individual results – 103 - Jacob Pruchno fall Juan Quijada 1:17; 112 - AJ Leitch (Sammamish) for.; 119 - Uriel Cohen for.; 125 - Luca Caruccio fall Jacob Phillips 3:07; 130 - Kenji Walker fall David Bloomsburg 3:15; 135 - Salvatore Giampapa for.; 140 - Cameron Manzo for.’ 145 - Eric Mills for.; 152 - Blake Johnson fall Tomas Narvaja 4:50; 160 - Elliot Wittenberg fall Kyle Kasner 2:53; 171 - Paco Jacinto fall Brian Rauzi 3:09; 189 - Colton Knebel fall Junior Benitez 3:34; 215 - Thomas Blackburn fall Nam Nguyen 0:29; 285 - Benjamin O’Connell for.


The Mercer Island boys swim team picked up their first regular season win of the year, beating Interlake 115-68 on Thursday afternoon.

Mercer Island 115, Interlake 68

200 medley relay — Interlake (Victor Hsiao, Alex Rockwell, Eldon Cummings, Yuji Nelson), 1:42.85. 200 free — Jimmy Deiparine, MI, 1:48.98. 200 IM — Kyle Moline, MI, 2:01.61. 50 free — Marco Signorelli, MI, 22.33. Diving — Cody Hall, MI, 160.00. 100 fly — Rockwell, I, 56.22. 100 free — Deiparine, MI, 49.47. 500 free — Gabe Tse, MI, 5:18.08. 200 free relay — Mercer Island (Deiparine, John Ahalt, Marco Signorelli, Matthew Fukuda), 1:35.13. 100 back — Cummings, I, 55.93. 100 breast — Hsiao, I, 1:04.17. 400 free relay — Mercer Island (Samuel Chong, Michael Bower, Moline, Deiparine), 3:24.65.


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