Issaquah swimmers breeze by Redmond
December 20, 2011
Austin Melody won two races and swam as a member of two victorious relay teams Dec. 13 to lead the Issaquah High School boys swimming team to a 110-75 victory against host Redmond.
Melody won the 100-yard freestyle in 52.6 seconds and captured the 100 breaststroke in 1:05.94. He swam as a member of Issaquah’s 200 individual medley relay team, which finished first in 1:47.73. Willy Matsuda, Dave Nam and Brian Ruggles were other members of the relay team.
Melody was the lead swimmer on the Eagles’ 200 freestyle relay team, which finished first in 1:37.37. Spencer McCulloh, Gabe Florsheim and Nam were other members of the relay team.
Issaquah made a clean sweep of the relays by winning the final event, the 400 freestyle relay. McCulloh, Matsuda, Nam and Ruggles made up the relay team, which finished first in 3:30.51.
Matsuda also took first in the 50 freestyle in 23.24. Ruggles captured the 100 backstroke in 1:00.32.