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Boys swimming primer: Stadium in good position to defend 4A title

Post by Todd Milles / The News Tribune on Dec. 24, 2012 at 9:18 am with No Comments »
December 24, 2012 9:18 am

Team to watch
Coming off its first Class 4A team title since 1954, Stadium is locked and loaded for a repeat run. First, it will have to get by Gig Harbor and Olympia in the Narrows League – but the Tigers’ returning depth (Logan Rysenus, Andrew Lackman) and the addition of Bellarmine Prep student Matthew Um put them on the short list of state favorites.

Dual-meet league favorites
SPSL North – Mount Rainier. SPSL South – Curtis. Narrows 4A – Stadium. SPSL 3A - Peninsula. Narrows 3A – North Thurston. SPSL 2A – Steilacoom. Evergreen Conference – Aberdeen.

Swimmer to watch
If the 200-yard individual medley champion truly signifies the best all-around swimmer, then Stadium High’s Logan Rysenus reigns supreme by a long ways. The Louisiana State University signee won the Class 4A state title by more than five seconds (in 1:50.97). He might get a challenge this year from Eastlake standout Edward Kim.

Top swimmers
Class 4A –
Christian Barrett, Rogers, Sr. (200 free); Chase Bublitz, Kentridge, Sr. (50 free, 100 fly); Michael Cox, Tahoma, Sr. (100 fly); Damien DeRego, South Kitsap, Sr. (100 free); Erik Fulmer, Kentlake, Sr. (200 free, 500 free); Adam Gefkovicz, Mount Rainier, Sr. (diving); Evan Indahl, Gig Harbor, Sr. (200 IM, 500 free); Andrew Lackman, Stadium, Sr. (50 free, 100 free); Erik Nielsen, Gig Harbor, Jr. (50 free, 100 free); Logan Rysenus, Stadium, Sr. (200 IM, 100 back); Brian Woodbury, Curtis, Jr. (200 IM, 100 back).

Class 3A – Jordan Agtarap, North Thurston, Sr. (diving); Nathan Anderson, North Thurston, Sr. (200 free, 100 back); Joseph Bocchi, Lakes, Sr. (50 free); Matt Burkey, Peninsula, Sr. (100 free); Paul Friedman, Peninsula, So. (diving); Scott Hart, North Thurston, Sr. (50 free); Tanner Holmes, North Thurston, Jr. (diving); Cameron Lindsay, Auburn Mountainview, Sr. (200 IM, 100 back); Caleb Riggs, Peninsula, Jr. (100 breast); Bennon VanHoof, Enumclaw, (100 free, 100 breast).

Class 2A – Jaycob Davies, Washington, So. (200 free, 500 free); Andres Gonzalez, Steilacoom, So. (100 fly); Ryan Snipes, Steilacoom, Jr. (diving).

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