Jesuit High School Sweeps Oregon 6A High School State Champs

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By Emma Foster, Swimming World College Intern 

6A Results

The Jesuit High School men and women took home the Oregon 6A High School State Championship title this weekend, in a day highlighted by multiple records broken.

Robin Pinger of West Linn won the 100 breast, breaking her OSAA record by one-hundredth of a second in a time of 1:02.31. She was followed by Rodriguez Fernanda of David Douglas who was second in 1:04.53, while Claire Bacon-Brenes of Grant was third in 1:04.66.

Pinger was also a part of the West Linn record breaking relay in the 200 medley. The team of Laura Laderoute (25.58) Pinger (28.02) Katelyn Laderoute (26.16) and Kylie Norris (25.46) were first in a time of 1:45.22 to upend the OSAA record set in 2010 by Lakeridge. They were followed by Jesuit, who were also under the old record in a time of 1:45.74, while Lakeridge was third in 1:48.13.

A record was also set in the 400 free relay with the team Lindsey Swail (51.95) Angie Lindsay (53.87) Kate Westlake (52.65) and Alayna Connor (49.99) from Sunset High School coming together for a time of 3:28.46 to upend Century’s record set in 2015. They were followed by Jesuit, whose team was also under the old record in a time of 3:28.59, and Lake Oswego who posted a time of 3:35.69.

Keaton Blovad of Lakeridge defended her top seed in both the 200 IM and 100 back, after setting the OSAA record in both during prelims. In the 200 IM won in a time of 2:00.13, followed by Laura Laderoute of West Linn who second in 2:02.95, and Katelyn Laderoute of West Linn in 2:04.87. In the 100 back, Blovad won in a time of 53.89, followed by Lainey Visscher of Clackamas who was second in 54.91, while Laura Laderoute was third in 55.20.

In the women’s 100 free,  Jamie Stone of Centennial nabbed the gold in a record setting time. She beat out her own record from 2015 of 49.95, winning in a time of 49.46. Pinger was also under the old record, taking second in 49.93, while Alayna Connor of Sunset was third in 50.72. Stone also won the 50 in 23.07.

In the men’s 100 breast, Brian Frazier of Oregon City set the OSAA record which was previously a 56.22 set by Tommy Brewer in 2015. Frazier swam a time of 55.40 to claim the gold, while Sam Harguial of Grant was second in 56.80. Anthony Nosack of Jesuit was third in 57.01.

Sid Farber of Lincoln claimed two event titles, nabbing the 50 free title in a time of 20.66 ahead of Micah Masei (21.38) and Tyler Soo (21.55). In the 100 free, despite dealing with goggle difficulties, Farber claimed the victory in a time of 46.54, ahead of Ethan Luc of Westview who posted a time of 47.29, and Reilly Goddard of Jesuit who was 47.83.

Top 5 Women’s Teams:

  1. Jesuit 187
  2. Lakeridge 138
  3. Sunset 123
  4. West Linn 115
  5. Lake Oswego 105

Top 5 Men’s Teams:

  1. Jesuit 239
  2. McMinnville 98
  3. Sunset 91
  4. Lake Oswego 90
  5. West Salem 88

5A Results

Merrit Allenn helped lead the Summit women to a class 5A State Championship title with two wins in the 200 free, and 100 fly along with aiding the 400 free relay in a win. Allen won the 200 free in 1:52.40 to top Dhani Freeland of Hood River Valley who was second in 1:53.74.

In the 100 fly, Allen’s winning time was a 55.86, setting a new 5A record and out touching Molly Beamer by three seconds, who was second in 58.76.

Summit’s win in the 400 free relay with the team of Alison Epple (53.20) Lily Chrisman (55.80) Mikayla Grover (55.20) and Allen (51.56) putting together a time of 3:35.76. This swim topped Bend’s effort of 3:36.00 who claimed second, while Crescent Valley was third in 3:45.77.

Paul Rogers helped pace Bend on the men’s side to their class 5A win with championships in the 200 IM and 500 free. Roger’s threw down a 1:53.55 in the 200 IM to outdo Taj Mercer of Summit who claimed second, and Shane Williams of Springfield was third in 2:00.14.

Rogers also posted a 4:39.90 in the 500 free to claim the victory over teammate Christian Offenhauser who was second in 4:41.81, and Chaz Stafford of Springfield who was third in 4:49.71.

Bend was also victorious in the 400 free, and 200 free relays. The team of Rogers (21.84) Offenhauser (23.14) Garrett Ross (22.82) and Benjamin Brockman (22.32) won the 200 free relay in a time of 1:30.12, just out touching Hillsboro who was second in 1:30.53. Pendleton claimed the bronze in 1:32.71.

In the 400 free relay, Bend won the event in 3:15.81 with the team of Brockman (48.00) Kurt Felder (50.14) Offenhauser (50.27) and Rogers (47.40). Hillsboro was second in 3:19.87, while Springfield was third in 3:20.46.

Top 5 Women’s Teams:

  1. Summit 72
  2. Bend 71
  3. Mountain View 55
  4. Crescent Valley 35
  5. Hillsboro 17

Top 5 Men’s Teams:

  1. Bend 72
  2. Springfield 48
  3. Hillsboro 37
  4. Liberty 36
  5. Lebanon 22

4A/3/2A/1A Results

The Sweet Home women and La Grande men took home the 4A/3A/2A/1A State Championship in a day that was full of record-breaking swims.

The 200 free relay was an exciting event, with both the men and women taking down the class records. The women’s team of Sweet Home claimed the event in 1:41.28 with the team of Lauren Yon (24.87) Jessica Coats (25.96) Makayla Nelson (25.47) and Lucie Davis (24.98) outdoing the previous meet record which was set in 2015. They were followed by Marshfield who was second in 1:42.98, and North Bend who was third in 1:43.31.

On the men’s side, Caitlin Gabel’s team of Ethan Hanson (22.63) Sid Pai (22.76) Nate McFaul (22.58) and Tristan Furnary (21.04) won, beating out the record they set yesterday with a new class record of 1:29.01. Sweet Home followed in 1:32.70, while North Marion was third in 1:32.91.

Caitlin Gabel also set a class record in the men’s 200 medley relay, with the team of Hanson (24.99) Furnary (26.80) McFaul (23.64) and Pai (22.61) swimming a time of 1:38.04. La Grande was second in 1:43.09, while Salem Academy was third in 1:44.22.

Noah Norris of North Marion won the men’s 100 free in a record breaking time, outswimming Colin Eaton’s time of 45.35 from 2012. Norris posted a 45.24, which outdid Furnary’s time of 45.37 in which he claimed second. Josh Ebel of La Grande was third in 49.09.

On the women’s side, Vianka Hoyer claimed two individual victories in the 50 free (24.57) and 100 fly (57.29).

In the final event of the meet, La Grande’s won the men’s 400 free relay in a class record time. La Grande’s team of Garren Dutto (49.68) Keegan Dutto (51.14) Josh Ebel (48.03) and Bryce Ebel (46.64) were first in 3:15.49. North Bend was second in 3:16.79, while Sweet Home was third in 3:22.61.

Top 5 Women’s Teams:

  1. Sweet Home 82
  2. North Bend 75
  3. Salem Academy 37
  4. La Grande 30
  5. Marshfield 28

Top 5 Men’s Teams:

  1. La Grande 68
  2. Caitlin Gabel 66
  3. Sweet Home 42
  4. North Bend 34
  5. North Marion 32
2 Comments

2 comments

  1. avatar
    Jeffrey Farber

    Sid Farber won 2 of the 8 individual events and can claim the title fastest freestyler in Oregon and not one mention! Shameful! Won the 100 even with his googles coming off on the dive! Where is the love?

    • avatar
      Emma Foster

      Hi Jeffrey! I apologize for missing that, you should see it updated above. Congrats to Sid on a great meet!

Author: Emma Foster

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Emma Foster is an English and Gender Studies major at Seattle University and is a part of the Redhawks NCAA Division I team. Before college, Emma was a member of the Helena Lions Swim Team and the Helena High School squad.

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