Ninth straight KingCo title for Mercer Island boys | Prep boys swimming

For the ninth straight year, the Mercer Island boys swimming team brought home the KingCo championship. The Islanders won with a score of 840 points, followed by second-place Newport’s 394. Despite the team win, no swimmers from Mercer Island won an individual title.

The Islanders will compete this Saturday in the SeaKing district competition at Mary Wayte Pool. The finals on Saturday begin with swimming warm-ups at 4 p.m., and the finals begin at 5:15 p.m.

The district diving competition will be held on Feb. 11 at the Juanita High School pool. The diving meet begins at 10:30 a.m.

Boys swimming

Saturday, Feb. 5

KingCo meet at UW

Team scores – Mercer Island 840, Newport 394, Roosevelt 367, Interlake 294, Garfield 288, Issaquah 287, Bellevue 277, Skyline 263, Liberty 262.

Results – 50 freestyle - 2. Kyle Moline 22.91; 100 freestyle - 3. Marco Signorelli 49.66; 200 freestyle - 2. Jimmy Deiparine 49.14; 100 backstroke - 2. Ian Piper 56.37, 3. Kyle Moline 56.63; 100 breast stroke - Andy Wingerson 1:02.99; 200 individual medley - 2. Dan Simons 2:02.50; 200 medley relay - 1. Mercer Island (Wingerson, Signorelli, Kyle Moline, Quinn Markwith) 1:41.02; 200 freestyle relay - 1. Mercer Island (Eric Benca, Wingerson, Markwith, Signorelli) 1:31.23; 400 freestyle relay - 1. Mercer Island (Simons, Deiparine, Benca, Kyle Moline) 3:17.75.

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