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Laker swimmers sink Grant

The LO boys edge the talented Generals 85-82


The Lake Oswego swim teams swept Grant in last week's dual meet with the girls claiming a dominant 113-57 victory and the boys eking out a dramatic 85-82 win.

Grant got off to a strong start in the meet but Lake Oswego was able to make up points. The Lakers scored their first win of the meet in the 100 butterfly with Edward Kang hitting the wall first in 54.49 seconds.

Ryan Sklar picked up second-place finishes in both the 100 freestyle and 200 freestyle.

In a competitive 500 freestyle race, Marco Wolmarans and Andrew Goodall took second and third for the Lakers.

Lake Oswego scored a crucial win in the 200 freestyle relay led by strong swims from Austin Weng, Logan Kojiro, Wolmarans and Sklar.

Weng and Ryan Washburne would then take second and third in the 100 backstroke and Kojiro and Wolmarans did the same in the breaststroke.

Lake Oswego's depth carried it during the meet as it picked up points with multiple swimmers contributing in virtually every event.

In the girls meet, Lake Oswego was dominant. After an easy win in the medley relay, Laruen Wager cruised to a victory in the 200 freestyle in a time of 2:07.59.

Abby Lyons also picked up a lopsided win in the individual medley, finishing in 2:17.42.

The Lakers' Yifan Mao and Amy Chen went 1-2 in the 50 freestyle with Mao winning in 25.12 seconds. Two races later, Mao would take home the 100 freestyle in 56.31 seconds while Madison Goodall finished second.

Wagner won her second race of the evening in the 500 freestyle with a winning time of 5:47.80 seconds.

Chen and Goodall finished 1-2 in the backstroke with Chen winning in 1:06.60 and Lyons capped off a strong meet with a victory in the breaststroke in 1:10.42.

For the meet, Lake Oswego won all but one event. Lake Oswego takes on Oregon City today (Thurdsay.)



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