Smith nabs six state swim titles
PORTLAND Michelle Smith claimed state titles in six events, helpingthe Superior Aquatics to second place at the four-day 10-and-under OregonState Swimming Championships that concluded Sunday at the Multnomah AthleticClub.
Smith won the 50-, 100- and 200-meter freestyle events, the 50 and 100butterflies and the 200 individual medley.
The second-place showing was the first top-five finish for Superior,which finished with 368 points, 58 points behind champion Corvallis Aquatic.
Travis Bishop also claimed state titles in the 50, 100 and 200 freestylesfor Superior.
Steffi Garrard earned a sixth-place finish in the 200 freestyle, thirdin the 100 butterfly, fourth in the 200 IM and fifth in the 100 backstroke.
Superior Aquatics will compete this weekend in the 11-and-under statemeet at the Mount Hood Community College pool in Gresham.