The Hazen High School Boys Swim and Dive team after the Kentridge Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 11. Photo courtesy of Hazen Head Coach Lynn Gerking.

The Hazen High School Boys Swim and Dive team after the Kentridge Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 11. Photo courtesy of Hazen Head Coach Lynn Gerking.

Hazen senior swimmer beats two school records

Hazen Boys Swim and Dive team places 13 overall at Kentridge Invitational

  • Monday, January 13, 2020 9:35am
  • Sports

Two Hazen swimmers broke records and qualified for new events over the weekend during the Kentridge Invitational, held at the King County Aquatic Center on Saturday, Jan. 11.

The team placed 13th overall, competing against teams from all over the state, according to Head Coach Lynn Gerking.

“The guys had several great swims. And senior, Ethan Dang, broke two Hazen school records that have been in place for 25 years,” Gerking stated in an email.

The team has four league meets left in the season and will host the North Puget Sound League (NPSL) Championships on Saturday, Feb. 1 at Hazen High School..

Dang broke two 25-year-old Hazen High School records, placed first in both events and qualified for state in both events. The records inclue;

•50 Free – 20.79. The old Hazen record was 21.17.

•100 Free – 45.47. The old Hazen record was 47.39.

Justin Brunings, a junior, and Andrew Luu, a sophomore, qualified for Districts in two events each;

•Justin Brunings – 200 IM (2:15.50) and the 100 Back (1:00.04).

•Andrew Luu – 200 IM (2:16.58) and the 100 Fly (1:00.20).

More in Sports

The Hazen High School Boys Swim and Dive team after the Kentridge Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 11. Photo courtesy of Hazen Head Coach Lynn Gerking.
Hazen senior swimmer beats two school records

Hazen Boys Swim and Dive team places 13 overall at Kentridge Invitational

Lindbergh wrestling brings home two medals

The Lindbergh High School wrestling team competed among over 20 other schools… Continue reading

Photos by Yuriy Tsupruk.
Golden Gators narrowly defeat Highlanders by 10

The Hazen Highlanders junior varsity basketball team nearly won its game against… Continue reading

Photos by Yuriy Tsupruk.
Hazen varsity basketball takes second win in the season

The Hazen High School varsity basketball team barely defeated Decauter’s varsity team… Continue reading

Courtesy of Renton Little League
Little league gears up for upcoming season

2020 is a new season for Renton Little League, and will bring… Continue reading

Renton basketball takes win over Tyee

The Renton Boys Basketball team powered against Tyee High School during a… Continue reading

Renton celebrates a successful fall season

A list of Renton athletes earned awards and honors

Photo courtesy of Jeric Liam
                                The new girls wrestling team at Renton High School. Left to right: Beanca Medrano, Myranda Moran, Sophia Nguyen, Alexandra Buenbrazo, Jackie Abergo, Tabitha Martinez and Emilee. Not pictured: Anan Afrida, Ghlezian Gonzales, Nyasia Saetern.
Girls wrestling joins Renton High

Student athletes rally to bring back sporting option for young women

Courtesy of Lynn Gerking. Rae Gerking and Nikayla Copenhaver have been friends since playing soccer against each other at six years old. Now they will play together and be roommates at University of Wyoming.
From Pee-Wee to Divison One

Local Renton seniors ready to attend university and play soccer

The Lindbergh Swim and Dive Team.
                                Photo courtesy of The Korve Family.
Lindbergh swim and dive impress at championship

The team took second and are headed to the state championship meet

Hazen High School’s Athlete of the Week – Rae Gerkin

Hazen High School’s Rae Gerking, girls soccer, was chosen as the Renton… Continue reading

Hazen High School’s Athlete of the Week – Kylie Doan

Hazen High School’s Kylie Doan, swimming, was chosen as the Renton Reporter’s… Continue reading