The Hazen High School Boys Swim Team qualified for state during its meet on the weekend of Feb. 8, 2020. Photo courtesy of Head Coach Lynn Gerking.

The Hazen High School Boys Swim Team qualified for state during its meet on the weekend of Feb. 8, 2020. Photo courtesy of Head Coach Lynn Gerking.

Hazen boys swim qualifies for state

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:16am
  • Sports

The Hazen Boys Swim and Dive team competed over the weekend in the West Central District 3 – 4A meet. Hazen had some great swims and placed 10th overall.

The boys have qualified for state and will compete on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 at the state meet at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way. Hazen had 10 athletes compete at districts and five of them qualified for state. The guys swam really fast and this was a great end to our run in the 4A North Puget Sound League (NPSL) division.

Results from the meet;

200 Medley Relay:

•Finished fourth and allocated to state (1:41.28), swimmers were Andrew Brunson, Ethan Dang, Andrew Luu and Justin Brunings.

200 Free:

•Ethan Dang finished first with a time of 1:39.75 breaking the meet record from 2006 by Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian and breaking the Hazen High School record from 1982 All American Consideration time standard.

200 IM:

•Justin Brunings finished 14th with a new best time of 2:12.75.

200 Free Relay:

•Hazen Finished fourth with an automatic state qualifying time of 1:30.74. Swimmers were Griffin Dickman, Andrew Brunson, Justin Brunings and Ethan Dang.

100 Back:

•Brunings and Brunson had to get right back in the water after the relay to swim their 100 back. Brunson finished 14th (1:00.34) and Justin finished 15th (1:00.44).

100 Breast:

•Ethan Dang finished 1st with a time of 54.10 breaking his own meet record from 2017 and breaking his own Hazen record from 2017 Automatic All American time standard.

•Diver Jason Gensheimer placed 14th with a score of 226.50.

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