Auburn Mountainview, Auburn Riverside compete at sub-district meets | Prep boys swimming

The Auburn Mountainview boys swimming team snagged a third-place finish at the South Puget Sound League 3A meet this past weekend at Lakes High School.

The Lions scored 413 team points, with Peninsula winning the SPSL 3A title with 425 points. Lakes finished second in the team competition with 419 points. Enumclaw with 367, Bonney Lake with 195 and Decatur with 168 rounded out the team competition.

The Lions were led by their 400-yard freestyle relay team –with Colin Limpet, Riley King, Luke Alvin and Tyler Arnold – who finished first with a 3 minute, 27.25 second time.

Individually, Lavine was first in the 50 free with a 22.55 finish. Colin Lempert also placed in the event, notching a second-place 23.00 time.

Lavine and Colin Lempert also excelled in the 100 free, finishing first with a 50.11 and third with a 50.66, respectively.

Owen Lempert finished third in the 100 back with an 1:02.91 time and the 200 free relay team – with Colin Lempert, Arnold, Dean and Lavine – was second with a 1:34.50.

The Lion swimmers will compete at the West Central District III 3A Swimming and Diving District Championships beginning Friday at 4:30 p.m. at the Hazen High School Pool in Renton.

The meet will continue at 5 p.m. Saturday.

The top-5 placers earn a trip to the Washington State 3A Boys Swimming and Diving Championships, Feb. 21-22 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

ALSO: Auburn Riverside scored 18 points and finished 11th in the team competition at the SPSL 4A meet this past weekend at Rogers High School. The meet was won by Kentridge with 221 team points.

The Ravens will move on their 200 medley, 500 free and 200 free relay teams to the district meet.

Also moving on are senior Jace Davey in the 200 free, junior Eriik Snyder in the 50 free and 100 back, sophomore Addison Farley in diving and junior Tye Dutcher in the 100 free and 100 back.

The West Central District III 4A District championships begin Thursday with diving at Curtis High School.

Swimming events begin at 4:30 p.m. Friday and continue beginning 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Curtis. The top-six finishers in each event move on to the state 4A meet, Feb. 21-22 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

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