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Husky boys and girls win state swim titles


February 21, 2017

BOYS 400 FREESTYLE RELAY team members celebrate as anchor Nathan Hager checks their winning time Saturday. From left are Sean Wolthuis, Brandon Vasfaret and Rowland Lupoli.

Sweet Home’s swimmers turned in an epic performance Saturday night, Feb. 18, winning both the boys and girls team titles and 12 individual events at the 4A/3A/2A/1A state championship meet held at Mt. Hood Community College.

“This is only the third time in the history of 4A swimming that the boys and girls (from one school) both won the state championship,” said Coach Doug Peargin, who has had a number of team champions during his 43-year coaching career in Sweet Home, the most recent being the girls first-ever title last year. “Having a championship team is something a coach will...

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