The Lakers took home nine first-place finishes over the course of the meet, but things didn’t kick off as they envisioned. Northview took the 200-yard medley relay ahead of Spring Lake’s team of Eric Geschiere, Cam Peel, Charles Brown and K.J. Losee in second place at 1:43.24.
From there, the Lakers found their stroke. Joey Wachter picked up a dominant win in the 200 freestyle in 1:43.94, ahead of Evan Schock in third at 1:57.64.
Peel made it a win streak with a quick effort in the 200 IM, claiming top honors in 1:59.15, while Brown took third in 2:11.97.
Losee joined in on the fun with a win in the 50 freestyle at 21.82, ahead of Sam Sella in second at 23.29.
Johnny Meulenbelt led the diving squad with a season-best score of 213.8, earning second place. Wit Miller scored 172.5 for fourth place, while Adam Polmanteer posted a personal-best score of 125.35 to finish seventh.
After the diving break, the swimmers restarted their win streak. Wachter returned for a gold-medal run through the 100 butterfly in 54.09, ahead of Brown in third at 55.95.
Losee made it a sprint double with a win in the 100 freestyle at 48.16, before the streak came to an end in the 500 freestyle. Jake Fisher would take second in 5:49.14, ahead of Logan Streeting in third at 6:30.01.
The 200 free relay put Spring Lake back on top as Sella, Geschiere, Evan Schock and Wachter took first in 1:31.69.
Peel then returned for a huge victory in the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.25, seven seconds ahead of second place.
Schock rounded out the individual victories with a win in the 100 breaststroke, clocking in at 1:06.23.
Finally, the 400 freestyle relay team of Losee, Sella, Wachter and Peel took first place in 3:18.33 to finish off the meet.
Spring Lake returns to action over the weekend at the Hudsonville Invitational.