Panther swimmers get first win of year

The Bonney Lake boys swim team picked up their first win of the year Tuesday with a 110-72 victory over Decatur at the Sumner High School pool.

The Bonney Lake boys swim team picked up their first win of the year Tuesday with a 110-72 victory over Decatur at the Sumner High School pool.

Along with the team win, freshman Ryan Engledow became the latest Panther to qualify for districts with his swim in the 200-yard individual medley. He is the fourth Panther to qualify in an individual event so far this season.

“This is the most we’ve ever qualified before the end-of-season league meet,” Coach Jay Paulsen said in an email.

Other individual winners Tuesday were Dom Leiggi in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle, Tyler Tangen in the 200 free, Josh Weaver in the 100 breaststroke and Ryan Miller int he 100-yard backstroke.

In addition, the 200 freestyle and medley relays also won their races.

Cameron Gehrke added to the team’s total with a second place finish in both the 200 IM and the 100-yard butterfly. Nathan Hurst set a new best time in the 50free and is closing in on the district time. Sophomore Skylar Livingston continues to improve placing 3rd in both the 200free and 100back. Senior Ryan McGraw continues to drop time in the 50free and the 100breast. Sophomore Kyle Jones, a first year swimmer, swam a 4th place finish in the 100breast.

Junior diver Scott Jackson also placed second with a season high of 120 points.

The Panthers do not have another meet until after the new year.

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