Girls Swim to Second at Metro District

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A pair of freshmen helped propel the varsity girls to a second-place finish at the Metro League championships held Feb. 14, 15 at Tualatin Hills. The boys were fifth.
Twenty members of the girls’ and boy’s teams will represent Lincoln at state today and tomorrow at Mt. Hood Community College.
Laura Epperson claimed the Metro championship in the 100-yard butterfly in 58.62 and came back to take third in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:21.59. Abbie Young was third in the event at 5:26.03. Young also placed third in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:01.89.
Jackson Locke-Harris, junior, claimed fourth place in the 100-yard butterfly in 53.71, and senior Daniel He was fourth in the 50-yard in 22.91. Locke-Harris and He were joined by seniors John Carey and Brendan Carey for fourth  place in the 200-yard medley relay in 1:43.21
The girls compiled 348 points at the meet behind winner Sunset (378n points) and ahead of third-place Jesuit (316 points). The boys tallied 209 points. Sunset claimed the title with 449 points.
Here are the Lincoln swimmers competing at state.
Girls
Abbie Young (200 Medley Relay, 500 Free, 100 Back, 400 Free Relay)
Emmy Daigle (200 Medley Relay, 100 Breast, 400 Free Relay)
Laura Epperson (200 Medley Relay, 100 Fly, 500 Free, 400 Free Relay)
AJ Gravatt (200 Medley Relay, 400 Free Relay)
Ciara Chen (200 Medley Relay)
Sage Smiley (200 Medley Relay)
Julia Page (200 Medley Relay)
Kesiah Clement (200 Medley Relay)
Eleanora Kemp (400 Free Relay)
Kayla Lanker (400 Free Relay)
Annabel Shephard (400 Free Relay)
Laurel Kemp (400 Free Relay)
Boys
John Carey (200 Medley Relay)
Daniel He (200 Medley Relay
Jackson Locke Harris (200 Medley Relay, 200 IM, 100 Fly)
Brendan Carey (200 Medley Relay, 100 Back)
Jeffrey Lynch (200 Medley Relay)
Evan Combs (200 Medley Relay)
Maayez Imam (200 Medley Relay)
Matthew Forsland (200 Medley Relay)