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SH's Josie Hewitt wins state swim title


May 2, 2018

SWEET HOME Swim Club's state qualifiers, from left, are Josie Hewitt, who won a state title, Chloe Tyler, and Jamie Seward.

Sweet Home Swimming Club member Josie Hewitt won a state championship in the 200 Breaststroke at the Oregon State Short Course Championships in February.

Hewitt, an eighth-grader, was one of two local swimmers to qualify for the Senior Sectionals in Federal Way, Wash.

The other was fellow eighth-grader Chloe Tyler, who placed third in the 200 Backstroke.

Five swimmers represented the Sweet Home club at the state meet, all of whom qualified to be there. The state meet draws the best swimmers in the state in their age groups.

The section meet will match up swimmers from eight western sta...

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