Grizzlies pull off sweep in 3-way meet

December 13, 2012

ASHLAND — Gus Simms and Cole Harding won two individual events apiece for the Ashland High boys and Maddy Longshore had a big day for the AHS girls as the Grizzlies swept a three-way dual against North Medford and Cascade Christian Wednesday at the Southern Oregon University pool.

Simms, a senior, won both the 100-yard butterfly in 59.93 seconds and the 500 freestyle in 5:19.11, while Harding, a sophomore, won the 50 freestyle in 24.03 and the 100 freestyle in 53.72. In the 50 free, Harding edged senior teammate Miles Furuichi (24.10), who won the 100 breastroke in 1:08.95.

Longshore, a junior, prevailed in the 500 freestyle (6:17.24) while also swimming the first leg for Ashland's 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay teams, both of which took first by sizable margins.

Ashland's boys relay teams also prevailed, with Simms and Harding swimming for both.

The Ashland boys beat North Medford 90-72 and Cascade Christian 105-6, while the Ashland girls beat North Medford 91-70 and Cascade Christian 102-12.

Also winning individual events for the Ashland girls were senior Emma Frantz (200 freestyle) and junior Ada Lawson (100 freestyle). Senior Alex Sukles (200 freestyle) was the only other AHS boy to win an event.

Junior Breanna Sapienza captured first in the 100 backstroke (1:03.03) and 100 breaststroke (1:10.47) for Cascade Christian.

BOYS

TEAM SCORES — North Medford 128, Cascade Christian 11; Ashland 90, North Medford 72; Ashland 105, Cascade Christian 6.

200 MEDLEY RELAY — 1, North Medford (Reid Gibson, Jack Cowan, Bryant Almanza, Brad Olson), 1:59.97; 200 FREE — 1, Alex Sukles, A, 2:03.45; 200 IM — 1, Jack Cowan, NM, 2:38.42; 50 FREE — 1, Cole Harding, A, 24.03; 100 FLY — 1, Gus Simms, A, 54.54; 100 FREE — 1, Cole Harding, A, 53.72; 500 FREE — 1, Gus Simms, A, 5:19.11; 200 FREE RELAY — 1, Ashland (Gus Simms, Miles Furuichi, Alex Sukles, Cole Harding), 1:35.94; 100 BACK — 1, Reid Gibson, NM, 1:08.12; 100 BREAST — 1, Miles Furuichi, A, 1:08.95; 400 FREE RELAY — 1, Ashland (Cole Harding, Miles Furuichi, Alex Sukles, Gus Simms), 3:38.69.

GIRLS

TEAM SCORES — North Medford 126, Cascade Christian 12; Ashland 91, North Medford 70; Ashland 102, Cascade Christian 12.

200 MEDLEY RELAY — 1, Ashland (Kaya Boehm, Aubrie Georgevitch, Miriam Schaefer-Sharp, Lily Davidson), 1:54.12; 200 FREE — 1, Emma Frantz, A, 2:21.86; 200 IM — 1, Grace Jovanovic, NM, 2:25.74; 50 FREE — 1, Lauren Hunter, NM, 26.72; 100 FLY — 1, Carly Freda, NM, 1:15.69; 100 FREE — 1, Ada Lawson, A, 59.93; 500 FREE — 1, Maddy Longshore, A, 6:17.24; 200 FREE RELAY — 1, Ashland (Maddy Longshore, Grace Geisslinger, Sidney Sorensen, Ada Lawson), 1:26.41; 100 BACK — 1, Breanna Sapienza, CC, 1:03.03; 100 BREAST — 1, Breanna Sapienza, CC, 1:10.47; 400 FREE RELAY — 1, Ashland (Maddy Longshore, Grace Geisslinger, Sabrina Scoggin, Ada Lawson), 4:17.25.


Hockey

SOUTH MEDFORD 12, CRATER 6 — Cy Jenson had three goals and four assists and Terrence Cheeseboro turned in one goal and seven assists for South Medford at The RRRink.

Ryan Lund recorded two goals and four assists, Preston Carney added three goals and Isaac Crumley, Phillip Newsome and Kassie Hasse eached netted goals for the Panthers.

For Crater, Dustin Gomez knocked in five goals and Jacob Asbeck added one score.