Locals honored for top-five times by Oregon Swimming

Former Cascade Christian state swimming champion Aaron Ghiglieri and South Medford state champion Sarah Reierson, who both raced for the Superior Stingray Swim club, will be honored for their top efforts at a ceremony held Sunday at Richard R. Brown Fine Arts Center in Canby.

Oregon Swimming compiles an annual list of the top five times in each event for male and female age groups.

Ghiglieri, a freshman at the University of Michigan, will be recognized for his top-five times in the 50, 100, 200 freestyle, 100 butterfly and 200 IM in short-course yards and the 50, 200 free and 100 fly in long-course meters in the 17-to-18-year-old male group.

Reierson, a freshman who swim for the University of San Diego, will be recognized for her times in the 100 free, 100 backstroke, 200 back, 100 breaststroke, 100 fly and 200 medley in 17-18 short-course racing. In long-course, she was a top-five finisher in the 100 back and 200 back.

In 15-16-year-old short-course action, Cascade Christian state champion Breanna Sapienza made the top five in the 200 free, 100 fly, 200 fly and 400 medley and in the long-course 100 fly and 200 fly.

Others who will be recognized include Ashland's Kailan Staal, who had top-five times in the 50 free and 100 free in short-course yards and in the long-course 50 free in the 17-18 group.

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