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AROUND THE LEAGUE - MHC swimming. David Douglas stays in hunt for dual-meet crowns

PAMPLIN MEDIA: JIM BESEDA - Barlow's Ibon Urkiza stretches out for a stroke in the 50-yard freestyle sprint Friday against Clackamas.


Friday, Jan. 18

CLACKAMAS 97, BARLOW 73 — The Cavaliers zipped into the lead two events into the dual after Mitchell Hopper and Masaki Lew went 1-2 in the 200 freestyle. The Cavaliers led the rest of the way, outscoring Barlow in seven of the 11 races.

The Bruins got to within 16 points late after C.J. Brushwood and Chris Parvarkin went 1-2 in the backstroke. Barlow also got wins from Max McLaughlin in the breaststroke and Ibon Urkiza in the 50 free.

Thursday, Jan. 17

REYNOLDS 86, GRESHAM 82 — The dual featured two lead changes and a tie before being decided in the final event — the 400-yard freestyle relay won by the Raiders team of Matt Tubbin, Max Osborne, Ikenna Egbo and Hunter Dieter by 1.66 seconds. Reynolds overcame a late 10-point deficit when Tubbin combined with Benjamin Klopp and Dieter for a 1-2-3 sweep in the backstroke.

Zach Radke won the breaststroke by 0.03 hundredths to provide a four-point swing in the team tally, which proved to be the margin of victory. He also won the butterfly earlier in the day. Also finishing first for the Raiders was Osborne in the 50 free.

Nathaniel Wilson won the 200 medley to put Gresham up 27-18 early in the dual — an edge it would carry through the next five events. Teammate Ryan Burch doubled up in the 100 and 200 free, and Mason White won the distance free.

D. DOUGLAS 121, SANDY 47 — The Scots outscored Sandy across all 11 events with sweeps of the three relays along with Tuan Vuong leading a 1-2-3 finish in the 200 freestyle. Vuong also won the backstroke. David Douglas also got wins from Cameron Miller in the 50 free, Tam Nguyen in the breaststroke, Daniel Wong in the 100 free and Kenny Nguyen in the 500 free.

Sandy's Brayden Kato won the 200 medley and was second in the backstroke, while Elijah Gregg won the butterfly and was second in the 100 free.

C. CATHOLIC 106, CENTENNIAL 59 — The Rams scored first-place points across all 11 events, breaking open a 34-point lead halfway through the meet after Mateo Lennertz paced a sweep in the butterfly.

Devan Oliphant led the Eagles with runner-up finishes in the 500 free and backstroke, while teammate Kyle Cook did the same in the medley and breaststroke.

PAMPLIN MEDIA: JIM BESEDA - Barlow's Kaselyn Markell powers through the water in the butterfly during the Bruins dual-meet loss at Clackamas on Friday.


Friday, Jan. 18

CLACKAMAS 128, BARLOW 41 — The Cavaliers scored sweeps across all three relays along with the two sprint freestyle races. Clackamas built a 32-point lead at the intermission.

Kaselyn Markell scored Barlow's only win in the 200 freestyle by 0.41 hundredths.

Thursday, Jan. 17

GRESHAM 100, REYNOLDS 66 — Gresham outscored the Raiders in 7 of the 11 events, highlighted by Tatiana Garcia and Brynna Lutz with a 1-2 finish in the medley. Garcia also won the backstroke later in the day. The Gophers also got wins from Julie Schmitt in the 200 free, Lutz in the butterfly and Caitlin Peetz in the breaststroke.

Jayla Dieter doubled up in the freestyle sprints for the Raiders, while Jenah McDowell was runner-up in the distance free and backstroke.

D. DOUGLAS 124, SANDY 43 — The Scots got 1-2-3 finishes paced by Hannah Walker in the medley and McKenzie Lang in the backstroke, to go along with sweeps in all three tag-team races. Victoria Cornejo-Gomez won the butterfly, Kadyn Skipper won the 500 free, Wendy Rios won the breaststroke and Anna Bagaric won the 50 free.

Ruby Paulsen led the Pioneers with a win in the 200 free to go along with a runner-up finish in the 500 free, while teammate McKenzie Kinney came in second in the breaststroke.

C. CATHOLIC 98, CENTENNIAL 66 — Central won the first two tag-team races by a combined margin of 0.72 hundredths to create a 16-point shift in the team score. The Rams clinched the team dual when Macy Hagstette won the backstroke for a 19-point lead with two races remaining. She also won the butterfly, while teammate Anna Yotsuuye won back-to-back races — the 50 free and butterfly.

Amy Hua led Centennial with wins in the 200 and 500 freestyle races, while Kim Tu finished first in the breaststroke.

— - MHC swim standings

These recaps appear in our Tuesday, Jan. 22, print edition.

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