The Newport Swim Team recently traveled to Beaverton for the Oregon Swimming 10 and under Long Course State Championship’s and even though Newport brought only four swimmers to the meet, they definitely made a big splash for themselves and honors for their Newport team.
Among the top finishes in the Girls 9 year old 200 meter Freestyle and Girls 9 year old 50 meter Backstroke was Chyanna Blackburn who placed 9th in the 200 with a time of 3:04.22 and 11th in the 50 back with a time of 45.75. Sydney Tucker kept it going with a 15th place finish in the Girls 9 year old 50 Meter Breaststroke with a time of 53.86. Lauren Bobo-Shisler highlighted the day with fourth place finish in Girls 8 and under 50 Meter Breaststroke with a time 53.45 and finished the day off with a Championship Performance by winning the Girls 8 and under 50 Meter Backstroke with a time of 41.74. Chyanna Blackburn made her splash on Sunday with places of 19th, 13th, 8th, and 5th. Chyanna swam times of 40.29 and 1:26.85 in both her 50 Meter and 100 Meter Freestyle events. She then swam a time of 3:28.53 in the 200 Meter Individual Medley which gave her an 8th place finish and with a time of 1:36.84 in her 100 meter backstroke she was able to place in the top five with a fifth place finish. Sydney Tucker swam her way to a 9th place finish and a personal best time on Sunday with a time of 1:54.83. Lauren Bobo-Shisler had another big day with a second place finish in the girls 8 and under 50 meter butterfly with a time of 46.17 and winning both the Girls 50 meter and 100 meter Freestyle events. With winning times of 34.94 and 1:19.14.
The Newport Swim Team will finish off their season on Aug 3rd, 4th, and 5th with their own Seahorse Swim Meet held in Newport at the Newport Swimming Pool.