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Tigard girls swim to victory at Canby

CANBY - The Tigard High School girls swim team used its depth and balance to come away with a victory.

The Tigers, despite having one less first-place finish than Canby, came away with a 97-72 win over the Cougars in a Pacific Conference dual meet held last Thursday at the Canby Swim Center.

With the win, the Tigard girls evened their league record at 2-2 while the Canby girls fell to 1-3 in league meets.

Junior Melissa Myers had a pair of individual wins to help Tigard get the team victory. Myers triumphed in the 200-yard freestyle in a time of 2 minutes, 2.47 seconds, and, in the very next event, the 200 individual medley, she had a winning time of 2:18.36.

Senior Jenae Winden picked up a victory in the 100 freestyle in 1:00.86 and sophomore Nikki Pond won the 500 freestyle in 5:40.74.

Jenae Winden, Kelsey Darr, Kaylin Winden and Wendy Kral teamed to win the 200 freestyle relay in 1:53.46.

The Tigard boys fell 105-62 to Canby at last week's meet, giving the Tigers a league mark of 0-4. Canby improved to 1-3 with the win.

Tigard sophomore Tate Wegehaupt had a pair of individual wins. He triumphed in the 200 individual medley in 2:08.30 and he had a winning mark of 1:02.35 in the 100 breaststroke.

Also for the Tiger boys, sophomore Tim Engvall sprinted to victory in the 50 freestyle in 24.15.