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PREP SWIMMING ROUNDUP: Ford has big day for Dallas

DALLAS — Dallas’ boys and girls swim teams lost a nonleague dual meet to Blanchet on Thursday at the Dallas Aquatic Center.

The girls squad lost 48-43, while the boys fell 59-34.

Sophomore Jolie-Rae Ford finished first in the 200-yard individual medley in 2 minutes, 21.31 seconds, and the 100 freestyle (56.59). She was part of the winning 200- and 400-freestyle relay teams.

Elizabeth Dressel won the 100 butterfly (1:10.01) and the 100 backstroke (1:08.63), while Sarah Bonnet took first in the 500 freestyle (7:10.64).

Jesse Genualdi won the 100 freestyle in 1:03.71 to help lead the boys team. Lucas Diaz finished first in the 50 freestyle in 24.58 and Ryan Kennedy won the 500 freestyle (6:09.11).

The Dragons hosted Crescent Valley for a Mid-Willamette Conference meet Tuesday after press time.

CENTRAL BOYS PLACE SIXTH AT INVITATIONAL: Central’s boys swim team placed sixth out of 10 teams at the Clemens Invitational at Philomath on Saturday. Daniel Glade finished third in the 200-yard individual medley in 2 minutes, 27.81 seconds, while Nathan Glade took third in the 100 backstroke (1:09:04). The girls team placed eighth at the Clemens Invitational. The Panthers’ 200-yard relay team of Annie Taylor, Catie Miller, Sabrina Cedillo and Kate Taylor took second at the 10-team event. The relay team finished in a time of 2:20.22. Central opened the week falling to South Albany on Jan. 6. The girls lost 91-77, while the boys fell 127-40. Julissa Amador won the 100 freestyle (1:04.81), Cedillo placed first in the 100 butterfly (1:27.47) and Miller finished first in the 50 freestyle (59.16) for the girls. Daniel Glade placed second in the 200 individual medley (2:31.07) to lead the boys. The boys and girls squads placed third at the Newport Quad on Thursday. Daniel Glade took second in the 200 and 500 freestyle. Central traveled to Corvallis Tuesday after press time.


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