Mercer Island sophomore Evan Liu blasts through the 200 freestyle relay on April 27. Photo courtesy of Lesleigh Watson

Mercer Island sophomore Evan Liu blasts through the 200 freestyle relay on April 27. Photo courtesy of Lesleigh Watson

Mercer Island defeats Bellevue in boys swim and dive action

  • Friday, April 30, 2021 11:38am
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Mercer Island’s boys swim and dive (SWIVE) squad won its season opener against Bellevue, 111-72, on April 27.

Islander winners were:

200 freestyle: Senior Kieran Watson (1:42.93).

50 freestyle: Junior Winn Jackson (21.91); second, sophomore Matthew Shield (22.12).

100 freestyle: Sophomore Evan Liu (48.17); second, Shield (48.51).

500 freestyle: Sophomore Matt Williamson (4:43.92); second, Watson (4:48.09).

200 freestyle relay: Senior Dan Gao, senior Collin Ralston, Liu and Watson (1:29.44).

Divers: first, senior Connor Pettigrew; second, junior Lukas Vorkorper; and third, junior Alex Levin.

Mercer Island continued its winning ways with a 149-43 victory over Interlake on April 29.

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