South swimmers use depth to sink North

Buoyed by nine unique champions and dominant relay performances, the South Medford swim team swept cross-town rival North Medford at the Rogue Valley Family YMCA on Friday.

The South boys won, 97-69, while the Panther girls earned a 92-76 victory. South did not lose any of its relay races.

Kallum Gagnier picked up wins in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200 individual medley, while teammate Jeff Hyde took first in the 50 free and 100 free for the Panthers, who earned their first Southern Oregon Hybrid dual meet win of the season.

South's Romain Thomas (50 freestyle) and Codie Spencer (500 freestyle) also won.

Reid Gibson secured victories in the 200 free and 100 backstroke for the Black Tornado.

On the girls side, Kaylee Cooper won the 100 backstroke and 200 free, while teammate Sarah Reierson raced to victories in the 50 free and 100 breaststroke for the Panthers.

South's Sami Case (100 fly), Janelle Legacion (100 free) and Jenna Cooper (500 free) also won their races.

North's Alyssa Cendejas placed first in the 200 individual medley, leading a Black Tornado sweep in the event.

BOYS

TEAM SCORES — South Medford 97, North Medford 69.

200 MEDLEY RELAY — 1, South Medford (C. Spencer, R. Thomas, K. Gagnier, J. Hyde), 1:59.67; 2, North Medford, 2:02.60; 3, South Medford, 2:14.

200 FREESTYLE — 1, Reid Gibson, NM, 2:11.09; Codie Spencer, SM, 2:12.25; 3, Arturo Gavilanes, NM, 2:21.63.

200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY — 1, Kallum Gagnier, SM, 2:33.52; 2, Evan Carlson, NM, 2:43.89; 3, Ryan Kohlmeier, NM, 3:03.96.

50 FREESTYLE — 1, Jeff Hyde, SM, 25.49; 2, Bryant Almanza, NM, 25.81; 3, Romain Thomas, SM, 26.30.

100 BUTTERFLY — 1, Romain Thomas, SM, 1:09.71; 2, Arturo Gavilanes, NM, 1:12.54; 3, Geoff Pine, NM, 1:29.23.

100 FREESTYLE — 1, Jeff Hyde, SM, 57.30; 2, Bryant Almanza, NM, 1:00.31; 3, Cooper Wolf, SM, 1:02.19.

500 FREESTYLE — 1, Codie Spencer, SM, 6:15.23; 2, Geoff Pine, NM, 6:42.35; 3, Ryan Kohlmeier, NM, 6:59.08.

200 FREESTYLE RELAY — 1, South Medford (J. Hyde, C. Wolf, R. Thomas, C. Spencer), 1:43.76; 2, North Medford, 1:47.91; 3, South Medford, 1:57.13.

100 BACKSTROKE — 1, Reid Gibson, NM, 1:08.01; 2, Damian Huizar, SM, 1:18.47; 3, Ross Begg, NM, 1:29.42.

100 BREASTSTROKE — 1, Kallum Gagnier, SM, 1:15.91; 2, Evan Carlson, NM, 1:18.01; 3, Cooper Wolf, SM, 1:23.28.

400 FREESTYLE RELAY — 1, South Medford (A. Mendez, K. Skeeters, T. Hurst, K. Gagnier), 4:18.69; 2, North Medford, 4:33.31; 3, South Medford, 4:55.83.

GIRLS

TEAM SCORES — South Medford 92, North Medford 76.

200 MEDLEY RELAY — 1, South Medford (M. Pratt, S. Case, S. Reierson, L. Schacher); 2, North Medford, 2:13.63; 3, South Medford, 2:23.59.

200 FREESTYLE — 1, Kaylee Cooper, SM, 2:08.83; 2, Stevie Keith, NM, 2:55.14; 3, Rylee Houck, NM, 2:37.10.

200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY — 1, Alyssa Cendejas, NM, 2:46.30; 2, Monica Godfrey, NM, 3:00.31; 3, Kirynn Ash, NM, 3:05.56.

50 FREESTYLE — 1, Sarah Reierson, SM, 26.02; 2, Sami Case, SM, 27.30; 3, Leyna Kohlmeier, NM, 28.55.

100 BUTTERFLY — 1, Sami Case, SM, 1:12.24; 2, Jessica Freda, NM, 1:28.73; 3, Melissa Thibodo, NM, 1:41.50.

100 FREESTYLE — 1, Janelle Legacion, SM, 1:03.21; 2, Leyna Kohlmeier, NM, 1:04.51; 3, Morgan Pratt, SM, 1:11.18.

500 FREESTYLE — 1, Jenna Cooper, SM, 6:33.22; 2, Jessica Freda, NM, 7:01.30; 3, Delanie Finnegan, SM, 7:29.79.

200 FREESTYLE RELAY — 1, South Medford (K. Cooper, L. Schacher, S. Reierson, M. Pratt), 1:56.36; 2, North Medford, 2:01.66; 3, North Medford, 2:20.65.

100 BACKSTROKE — 1, Kaylee Cooper, SM, 1:05.47; 2, Janelle Legacion, SM, 1:12.99; 3, Alyssa Cendejas, NM, 1:13.91.

100 BREASTSTROKE — 1, Sarah Reierson, SM, 1:13.84; 2, Riley Houck, NM, 1:19.42; 3, Monica Godfrey, NM, 1:30.43.

400 FREESTYLE RELAY — 1, South Medford (J. Legacion, D. Finnegan, A. Gaffney, S. Case), 4:43.42; 2, North Medford, 5:01.20; 3, North Medford, 5:44.00.

Hockey

CRATER 10, NORTH MEDFORD 9 ­­— Crater's Daniel Gomez scored four goals — including the Comets' last two — and added two assists in the Southern Oregon League victory at The RRRink.

Also for Crater (4-8), Bryce Crawford scored two goals and John Ryan Keyser added a goal and an assist.

For North Medford (3-8), Jared McClure tallied four goals, and Keegan Healy notched three assists.

Crater's Alec Looman stopped 20 shots and Derek Baker three. Black Tornado goalie Eric Skogseth made 25 saves.

Crater 4 2 4 — 10

North Medford 2 3 4 — 9

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