Boys Varsity Swimming, Girls Varsity Swimming · Eagles Lasso the Buckaroos In the Pool


The Eagles flew fast against the Pendleton Buckaroos tonight at the Hood River Valley Aquatic Center. The girls won 116-54 while the boys came out ahead 94-72.

Leading the girls was Sarah Arpag who won both the 200 IM and 100 fly, and was the only double event winner for the girls. The boys had two double event winners – David Hecksel in the 50 free and 100 back, and Luke Southall in the 200 and 100 freestyles.

The girls went 1-2-3 in the 100 butterfly with Sarah, Madaket Greenleaf and Abby McCormack sweeping that event, while the boys went 1-2-3 in the 200 freestyle with Luke, Adam Burke and Owen Sommersett.

The girls had strong showings from many swimmers, including some event winners and runner ups who haven’t done that before this season. Madaket also won the 200 free, Abby McCormack was 1st the 50 free, and freshman Emma Titus won the 100 breaststroke and was 3rd in the 200 IM. Lillie Tomlinson was 2nd in both the 50 and 100 freestyles, Celilo Brun was 2nd in the 100 breaststroke, while Campbell Keller was 2nd in the 100 backstroke. Olivia Sumerfield was 2nd in the 400 free – with an 11 second time drop – and was 4th in the 50 free.

Chloe Bullock was 3rd in the 400 free and 4th in the 200 free, while Jessica Galvez was 3rd in the 200 free and the 100 backstroke. Neilly Kendall was 4th in both the 100 free and 100 back, while Teddy Parkinson scored points with 3rd in the 100 free and 4th in the 100 breaststroke.

On the boys side, Adam also was 2nd in the 400 free, Henry Jones was 2nd in the 100 breaststroke, while Clayton Lee was 2nd in the 100 free and 4th in the 200 IM. Connor McElwee showed his speed with 2nd place in the 100 butterfly and 3rd place in the 50 free, while Gavin Hackett swam to 3rd place in both the 200 IM and 100 butterfly, and Angus Kellems also took 3rd in the 100 breaststroke.

Lucas Elliott was 3rd in the 400 free and 5th in the 100 back, while Owen Summersett placed 4th in the 100 free after participating in the 200 free sweep. Moze Banks was 4th in the 100 breaststroke while Tristan Smith was 4th in the 100 back and 5th in the 50 free.

Next up the Eagles travel to Redmond January 15th to compete against their Intermountain competition Redmond and Ridgeview.