The Mercer Island Islanders boys swim team earned first place at the KingCo swim meet on Feb. 2 at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Jay Na

The Mercer Island Islanders boys swim team earned first place at the KingCo swim meet on Feb. 2 at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Jay Na

Islanders boys swim team wins KingCo swim meet

Mercer Island swim team is a dominant program.

  • Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7:05pm
  • Sports

The Mercer Island Islanders boys swim team earned first place at the KingCo swim meet on Feb. 2 at Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island.

The 200 medley relay team consisting of James Richardson, Jake Headrick, Alex Edwards and Nate Robinson earned first place with a meet record time of 1:36.25.The quartet of Evan Hill, Killian Riley, Jake Headrick and Robinson captured first place in the 200 free relay, setting a meet record time of 1:27.28. Richardson, Riley, Edwards and Ethan Schwartz set a meet record in the 400 free relay, clocking a time of 3:10.52. Edwards captured first place in the 100 back with a time of 51.68 (meet record). Richardson tallied first place finishes in the 200 free and 100 free. Richardson clocked a time of 45.79 in the 100 free, breaking his own personal record. Mercer Island swimmer Daniel Gao also earned first place in the 500 free.


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