’s swim team claimed the 2012 Midlakes League Championship for the fourth year running on Saturday, July 21 at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.
Mercerwood's top youth swimmers finished ahead of four other teams in the top division of the Midlakes Swim League — including the team — to win the title. The MSC Manta Rays have now won the Midlakes League championship eight times in the past decade.
The Midlakes Swim League began 1954 and 27 private clubs on the Eastside currently participate in competitve aquatic sports. The annual League Championship is considered one of the top venues in the area for competitive club swimming and aquatic sports for children ages 8-18.
According to its website, the league involves over 3,000 youth athletes from late May thru August in swimming, diving and water polo.
Full results of the preliminary rounds and the July 21 League Championship can be found here.