Boys Varsity Swimming, Girls Varsity Swimming · Eagle Swimmers Soar to Victory over Spartans in Eugene


Eagles flew to the top against the Spartans of Marist in Eugene on Friday night to start their Winter Break. The boys swam to a 84-69 victory and the girls 97-68.

Luke Southall, David Hecksel and Gavin Hackett all were double-double winners, winning both their individual events and also two relays each. Luke won the 200 and 100 frees, David the 200 IM and 100 back, and Gavin the 100 fly and 100 breast. Tristan Smith won the 50 free and was 3rd in the 100 free. These four combined to also win both the 200 Medley and 200 Free Relays for the Eagles.

Adam Burke was 2nd in the 500 free and 3rd in the 200 free, Henry Jones picked up a 2nd place in the 100 breaststroke and Owen Summersett was 2nd in the 50 free and 4th in the 100 free. Lucas Elliott was 3rd in both the 200 IM and 500 free, Moze Banks was 4th in the 100 breaststroke and Angus Kellems was 6th in the 200 free. Jack Wilson also helped the team to a 2nd place finish in the 400 Free Relay with Angus, Moze and Adam. And we also had 2 – 3rd place boys relays. The 200 Medley Relay of Lucas, Henry, Adam and Owen, and the 200 Free Relay swam by Henry, Moze, Angus and Owen.

Sarah Arpag showed her speed by winning both the 200 IM and 100 fly, and anchoring the 400 Free Relay to a photo finish win. Faith Ocheskey sped to a win in the 50 free and was 2nd in the 100 back, while Lillie Tomlinson won the 100 free and was 2nd in the 50 free. Celilo Brun was 2nd in both the 200 IM and 100 breast. These four girls placed 2nd in the 200 Medley Relay and took top honors in the 400 Free Relay.

Mary Rose Kissinger placed 2nd in the 500 free and was 4th in the 200 free, Teddy Parkinson was 3rd in both the 200 free and 100 breaststroke, Jessica Galvez was 3rd in the 200 IM and 4th in the 100 fly event, Abi Lohl was 4th in the 100 free and 5th in the 50 free, and Abby Tomlinson was 4th in the 100 backstroke.

Swimming on the 3rd place Medley Relay was Lexi Burck, Teddy, Abby T and Ruby Betzing, and the 3rd place 200 Free Relay was Ellen Sova, Mikelle Stasak, Lexi and Ruby. And to round out the meet in the last event, our 3rd place 400 Free Relay consisted of Jessica, Abby T, Abi L, and Mary Rose.

Next up the Eagles welcome Gresham to a home meet at the Hood River Aquatic Center on January 2nd at 10:45am.