Abraham Devine Dazzles in Washington 3A Boys High School State Championships

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By Taylor Brien, Swimming World College Intern

FEDERAL WAY—Abraham Devine of Lakeside Seattle dazzled Saturday at Washington’s 3A high school state championships. Records also fell in Washington’s 2A and 4A high school state championships.

2A

Anacortes won by a narrow margin with 226 points with Sehome right behind them with 225. Archbishop Murphy rounded out the top three with 218.

Sammanish senior Jacob Tower was first in the 50 free. Tower’s 21.10 replaces Andrew Franco-Munoz’s 2014 meet record of 21.17.

Sehome’s 200 free relay team of Josh Larson (22.26), Joseph Adams (22.85), Zach Shenkin (22.05) and Isaiah Grambo (21.39) took first barely missing the meet record of 1:28.50 instead turning in a 1:28.55.

James Scott of Steilacoom thundered to a new meet record in the 100 breaststroke. His time of 57.50 earned him an AAC qualifying cut.

2015 Washington 2A Boys High School State Championships, Live Results – Results

3A

Bellevue won with a whopping 406 points. Mercer Island finished second with 225 and Lakeside (Seattle) took third with 154 points.

Tommy Thach of Kennedy Catholic claimed first in the 200 free with a time of 1:38.47. While he was short of the meet record of 1:38.18 Thach’s time earned himself a AAA qualifying cut. Thach also earned himself an AAC cut in the 100 back with a time of 51.19.

Lakeside’s Abraham Devine earned himself a AAA cut in the 200 IM. His time of 1:50.26 was over four seconds faster than the competition. Devine also finished first in the 100 fly clocking a 49.95 for an AAC cut.

Mercer Island’s Ian Caldwell clocked a 45.80 to claim first in the 100 free. Franklin’s Dean Nguyen touched close behind with a 46.02. Both Caldwell and Nguyen qualified for AAC cuts.

Bellevue’s 200 free relay team of Sabastian Steen (21.88), Thomas Eggenberger (21.86), Zach Rossman (21.53) and Daniel Prang (20.91) finished first with an AAC qualifying time of 1:26.18.

2015 Washington 3A Boys High School State Championships, Live Results – Results

4A

The top three teams kept it close during the meet sticking within 24 points of each other. Newport (Bellevue) claimed the first place title with 199 points while Camas grabbed second with 185. Kamiak finished third with 175.

Inglemoor’s Seth Birrell (24.37), Reid Anderson (26.40), Fisher Munro (23.42) and Alex Crotteau (21.38) opened the meet with a record-breaking 200 medley relay. Their time of 1:35.57 took down Issaquah’s 2014 meet record of 1:35.91 and edged out Issaquah’s relay team of Jason Klein (23.75), Henry Pratt (27.62), Gabe Florsheim (22.72) and Brandon Leu (21.68) who placed second with 1:35.77. Both teams earned themselves AAC cuts.

Rogers’s (Puyallup) senior Mitch Crossen claimed first in the 100 free with a time of 45.97 earning himself an AAC cut.

Newport’s Dave Makhervaks dashed to an AAC cut in the 100 back with a finishing time of 50.80. Issaquah’s Klein was close behind with a 51.37.

Camas senior Kasey Calwell won the 100 breaststroke with a swift 56.53 earning himself a AAA qualifying cut.

2015 Washington 4A Boys High School State Championships, Live Results – Results

2 comments

  1. avatar
    Justin Birrell

    Inglemoor Boys (4A Medley Relay) actually went 135.57 rather than 135.77.

    • avatar

      Thanks for the correction, Justin. We updated the story!