Spring Lake tops Jenison in its final home swim

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The Spring Lake boys swimming and diving team celebrated their final home meet of the season by putting the hurt on Jenison on Tuesday night. The Lakers won the meet, 111-74.5.

KJ Losee, a freshmen standout, set a new Spring Lake record in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2 minutes, 0.06 seconds. Winning the event also meant breaking teammate Drew Fogel’s mark of 2:00.89 set last season. Fogel took second in the event Tuesday night in 2:04.48.

The 200 freestyle relay team of Cam Peel, Drew Fogel, Losee and Joey Wachter finished first and swam in a time of 1:29.18.

Other winning efforts for the Lakers came from Wachter in the 200 freestyle in 1:47.58, just ahead of teammate Peel in second place.

Charlie Slajus and Eric Schock took first and second in the 50 freestyle in 23.59 and 23.68.

The Laker divers swept the podium positions with Noah Lacascio taking first with 247.80 points, Casey King in second with 204.55 and Gavin DeVries with 198.15.

Losee returned for another victory in the 100 butterfly in 52.81, again ahead of Fogel who clocked a 55.02.

Peel took top-honors in the 100 freestyle in 48.31 ahead of fellow Laker Charlie Slajus in 49.50.

Wachter got his individual victory in the 100 backstroke in 55.95, while Will Brown took top-dog in the 100 breaststroke in 1:07.37.

The Spring Lake 400 freestyle relay team of Losee, Slajus, Wachter and Peel finished in 3:22.88, just 0.66 seconds off the pool record time.

The Lakers travel to Northview next Thursday in a conference dual meet at 6pm.

Details contributed by Duncan Maclean of the Grand Haven Tribune.

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