Mount Rainier dunks foes

Mount Rainier picked up three wins in one in non-league boys swimming action Tuesday and then followed up with a South Puget Sound League North Division victory Thursday.

The Rams went up against the "co-op" team of Evergreen, Highline and Tyee and won all but one event Tuesday, then took first in all but one event against Kentlake in a 120-65 win Thursday.

Mount Rainier opened by winning the 200-yard medley relay in a time of 1 minute, 59.16 seconds Tuesday, and Grant Meyers followed by winning the 200 freestyle in 1:52.22.

Chris Smith won the 200 individual medley in 2:17.01 and Cannon Westland won the 50 free in 25.99.

Peyton Conrad scored 173 points to capture first in diving for the Rams and Meyers won the 100 butterfly in 1:01.25. Eric Reiff won the 100 free in 54.22.

Evergreen's win came in the 500 free, where Seryozha Dahl posted a time of 5:10.77.

Mount Rainier then went right back to work, winning the 200 free relay in 1:37.53.

Reiff took the 100 backstroke in 1:09.37 and Chris Smith won the 100 breaststroke in 1:11.94.

Mount Rainier capped off the meet by winning the 400 free relay with a 4:30.97 combined effort.

The Rams rallied to win the opening 200 medley relay Thursday with a 1:48.53 clocking and Meyers won the 200 free in 1:49.22 with Smith taking the 200 IM in 2:12.72.

Reiff won the 50 free in 23.5 and Conrad scored 183.25 points to win diving.

Smith won the 100 fly in 58.43 and Meyers followed by taking the 100 free in 51.04 before Joseph Burdine won the 500 free in 5:19.05.

Mount Rainier then took the 200 free relay in 1:35.19 and Reiff won the 100 back in 1:02.06.

Kentwood then won the 100 breast to break the Rams' winning streak with Quintin Knox posting a time of 1:04.67.

Mount Rainier answered by winning the final 400 free relay in 51.04.

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