I’m still catching up on my emails after vacation, so forgive the delay in getting this info on my blog, but Ian Lipton continues to produce as a 10-Under age-group swimmer for the Bainbridge Island Swim Club.
Lipton won six individual titles at the Long Course Championships at the King County Aquatic Center on July 23-27. More than 1,000 swimmers participated in the meet. BISC finished fifth overall among 34 teams.
Lipton won the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle, 50 backstroke, 100 back and was third in the 100 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley. Also in the 10U category, Collin Bushey was third in the 50 butterfly, fourth in the 100 fly, fifth in the 50 back, sixth in the 400 free, seventh in the 100 free, and eighth in the 50 free.
In the 11-12 boys category, Jude Wenker placed second in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 free, fourth in the 50 breast, 100 breast, 50 fly and 200 IM. He was fifth in the 200 breast. James Sanchez placed seventh in the 100 free, 50 fly, 100 fly, eighth in the 50 free, 50 breast, and eighth in the 100 breast. Aron Markow was second in the 50 back, fifth in the 50 breast, sixth in the 100 back and 100 breast. Max Eyrich was second in the 800 free; Andrew Witty placed seventh in 200 back.
In the 13-14 boys category, Garrett Waite was second in the 800 free, third in the 100 back and 200 back, fifth in the 200 free, seventh in the 200 IM and 400 IM. Kevin Houseman finished second in the 100 breast and fourth in the 200 breast; Makai Ingalls was fourth in the 100 fly and Parker Bushey was fifth in the 50 free.
For the girls, Margaret Hayes was third in the 50 fly, fourth in the 100 fly, sixth in the 200 IM and eighth in the 200 free in the 10-U category. Hannah Tonsmann, in the 11-12 category, was eighth in the 1,500 free.