Canby swimmers celebrate with another record
It was senior night for the Canby Cougar swim team June 17, and in addition to the emotion, the Cougars won both ends of a dual meet with West Linn.
Canby women were 104-40 winners, while the men snagged a 74-50 victory at the Canby Swim Center.
And perhaps accordingly, the meet would include another school record set. The 200 freestyle relay of Kylie Hester, Kennedy Hester, Allison Yancey and Kali Mull rebroke the record they had originally broken just five days prior. The quartet rolled through the water in a time of 1-minute, 42.91 seconds for the win and new school record.
During a break at the meet, both West Linn and Canby honored their respective seniors.
Here's a look at meet highlights:
Canby's two 200 medley relay teams finished finished first and second -- Kali Mull, Allison Yancey Avery Keinonen and Kylie Hester finished with a time of 1:58.88 and Halana Crispin, Amanda Yancey, Katie Ball and Kennedy Hester were second. In the 200 free, Kali Mull was first with a 2:02.63, Ali Parsons finished second and Elizabeth Johnson was third. In the 200 IM, Amanda Yancey was first with a 2:27.00 and Avery Keinonen was second.
Kylie Hester won the 50 free in a time of 25.26 and sister Kennedy Hester finished second. In the 100 fly, Avery Keinonen finished in third place. Kali Mull was first in the 100 free with a 55.78, while Kylie Hester finished in third with her season's best 57.52.
Katie Ball won the 500 free with a time of 7:04.43 and Elizabeth Johnson finished second. Kennedy Hester was first in the 100 back in 1:08.21 and Ali Parsons finished second. Allison and Amanda finished 1-2 in the 100 breaststroke with Megan Slater finishing third. Allison's winning time was a 1:15.62. Canby finished first and third in the 200 free relay – Kylie Hester, Kennedy Hester, Allison Yancy and Kali Mull won it in a school record, and finishing third was Ali Parsons, Megan Slater, Halana Crispin and Elizabeth Johnson.
On the boy's side they won the 200 medley relay in a time of 1:53. Issac Beck won the 200 free and 500 free with times of 1:56.71 and 5:09.64, both lifetime best times. Jack Hayhurst was second in the 200 IM and Kai Laitinen finished third. Conner DeRisio finished in second in the 50 free and Jamison Chard inished fourth. Connor DeRisio was first in the 100 fly in a time of 57.75, while Matthew Solem was third.
Hunter DeRisio finished the 100 free with a best time of 51.24 while earning a first place. Jamison Chard finished second in the 100 free. Jack Hayhurst swam to first place in the 100 back in a time of 59.72 while Hunter DeRisio finished in fourth. Kai Laitinen was second in the 100 breaststroke and Matthew Solem finished fourth.
The 200 free relay of Hunter DeRisio, Jack Hayhurst, Issac Beck and Connor DeRisio finished first in a time of 1:35.98.
Canby concludes its swim season on Saturday, June 19, when it hosts Oregon City.
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