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CATLIN GABEL BOYS TAKE 2ND, 2 POINTS BEHIND LA GRANDE


TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Sid Farber (center) of Lincoln High is on the winner's stand after one of his two freestyle victories Saturday at the Class 6A championships at Mt. Hood Community College. Cleveland's Tyler Soo (second from left) placed third in the 50 free.The Oregon School Activities Association Class 6A swimming championships were a Jesuit Crusaders pool party Saturday.

Jesuit’s boys and girls claimed state titles on the second and final day of competition at Mt. Hood Community College.

The Crusaders boys crushed the competition, running up 239 points to runner-up McMinnville’s 98. Sunset (91), Lake Oswego (90) and West Salem (88) completed the top five.

Grant, Lincoln and Westview tied for 10th with 46 points apiece. Cleveland was 16th with 37 points. Central Catholic had 31 points, good for 17th. Wilson was 19th with 23 points.

Jesuit’s girls tallied 187 points. Lakeridge followed with 138, ahead of Sunset (123), West Linn (115) and Lake Oswego (105) in the top five.

Lincoln’s girls finished 10th with 49 points, just ahead of PIL rival Grant (38).

The Jesuit boys' crown was their first since 2007.

For the Crusaders girls, it was their sixth state title in the past eight years.

BOYS

The Portland Interscholastic League had a double champion in Lincoln senior Sid Farber. He won the 50 and 100 freestyle races.

Lincoln’s Farber first won the 50 freestyle in 20.66 seconds. West Salem junior Micah Masei was second in 21.38. Cleveland senior Tyler Soo took third in 21.55 (he later added a fifth in the 100 backstroke).

In the 100 free, Farber hit the wall in 46.54. Westview sophomore Ethan Luc was the runner-up in 47.29.TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Lincoln senior Sid Farber churns to the finish and a title at the state meet.

• Jesuit got individual victories from junior Anthony Nosack in the 200 intermediate relay and senior Sean Calkins in the 100 back.

Calkins also took second place in the 200 IM, while Nosack came back to place third in the 100 breaststroke.

Seven boys scored for the Crusaders, who rang up major points in the relay events.

Jesuit won both the 200 medley relay (Calkins, Nosack, junior Paolo Casas, junior Reilly Goddard) and the closing 400 free relay (freshman Trent Martinez, Casas, Calkins, Nosack).

The Crusaders added runner-up points in the 200 free relay (junior Nathan Nguyen, junior Jaume Martinez-calvo, Martinez and Goddard).

Martinez was second in the 200 freestyle.

Goddard finished third in the 100 free and fourth in the 50 free and third in the 500 free.

Casas placed sixth in the 100 butterfly.

Martinez-calvo was fourth in the 100 free.TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Evan Carlson of Wilson High races to third place in the 100 butterfly at the Class 6A meet Saturday night at Mt. Hood Community College.

• Wilson junior Evan Carlson gained a third in the 100 fly and a fourth in the 100 back.

• For Grant, senior Luke Hutchinson placed fifth in the 200 free and fifth in the 500 free.

The Generals also took home second-place points in the 100 breaststroke, as junior Sam Harquail trailed only Oregon City senior Brian Frazier.

• Central Catholic senior Jack Ivory took sixth in the 50 free.

GIRLS

Seven Crusaders figured in the scoring for the 6A champs.

Jesuit senior Ryan Falk won the 500 free.

Jesuit also placed second in the 200 medley relay (freshman Sofia Nosack, junior Kenna Holt, junior Emily Cook, freshman Elise Kreutzer).

The Crusaders were fourth in the 200 free relay (Holt, senior Emily Holman, sophomore Iseult McMahon, Falk).

And, Jesuit capped its performance with a second-place showing in the 400 free relay (Cook, Nosack, Kreutzer, Falk).

In the 200 free, Falk placed third, Nosack was fourth and McMahon earned fifth.

Nosack added a sixth in the 500 free.

Cook was fourth in the 200 IM and the 100 fly.

Kreutzer took fifth in the 50 free and sixth in the 100 free.

• Wilson senior Sierra Sexton finished third in the 50 free and fourth in the 100 free.

• David Douglas junior Fernanda Rodriguez raced to second in the 100 breaststroke.

• Grant senior Claire Bacon-Brenes finished third in the 100 breast, with Franklin senior Muriah Murray fourth and Cleveland freshman Ellie Jew fifth in that event.

Grant was fourth in the 200 medley relay (freshman Mischa Brown, Bacon-Brenes, junior Lilly Sasse, sophomore Kalea Tetsuka).TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Grant's Claire Bacon-Brenes competes in the 100-yard breaststroke at Mt. Hood Community College.

CLASS 4A/3A/2A/1A

Catlin Gabel’s boys finished second to La Grande in the team scoring at MHCC.

The Tigers secured their crown by winning the 400 freestyle, a victory that gave them 68 points, two in front of the Eagles. Sweet Home was third with 42 points.

A year ago, it was Catlin Gabel winning with 63 points and La Grande second with 46.

Among the highlights Saturday for Catlin were record-breaking performances in the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay. The Eagles set meet marks in both races.

In the 200 medley relay, the Eagles team consisted of seniors Ethan Hanson and Tristan Furnary, freshman Nate McFaul and sophomore Sid Pai. Their time of 1:38.04 snapped the mark of 1:38.59 set by the team last year.

In the 200 free relay, Hanson, Pai, McFaul and Furnary swam to a time of 1:29.01, bettering the Eagles’ previous meet record of 1:29.07.

McFaul won the 200 free, with Hanson fourth.

Furnary captured the 200 IM. He also took second in the 100 free.

McFaul was the runner-up in the 500 free.

Pai was third in the 100 fly and sixth in the 100 breast.

In the 100 back, Hanson finished third and Catlin Gabel freshman David Liu was fifth.

• Catlin Gabel’s girls finished in a tie for seventh.

The Eagles were fifth in the 200 medley relay (senior Izzy Holmes, freshman Zaidie Long, junior Angela Liu, freshman Angie Jiang).

Liu took fourth in the 200 IM.