Area competitors shine at state — Five girls from Bend’s Acrovision Sports Center won individual titles at the 2013 Spring Compulsory State Gymnastics Championships for levels 4-6, staged April 26-28 in Grants Pass. Among the Acrovision competitors, Sarah Quinlan finished first all-around in the Level 6 Junior 11-12 division with a score of 35.075 points. In the same division, Jasmine Martin took first in the vault (9.2). Eliza Jacobson won the uneven bars (9.0) in the Level 6 Senior 13+ division. Acrovision placed second in the Level 6 team competition. In the Level 5 Junior 11C division, Alexis Fisher took first in the uneven bars (9.425). Teammate Shayne Solomon won the uneven bars (9.325) and balance beam (9.995) in the Level 4 Child 8D division. For complete results of Central Oregon participants, see Community Sports Scoreboard.
Central Oregon club wins state — The Central Oregon Masters Aquatics (COMA) team earned 2,309 points and edged out the three-time defending meet champion, the Oregon Reign Masters of Gresham (2,210 points), to win the 2013 Oregon Masters Swimming Association Short Course Meters Championships. The meet was held April 26-28 at Juniper Swim&Fitness Center in Bend. Tom Landis led 60 COMA swimmers, winning all six of his individual events in the men’s 70-74 age division. He set a national record in the 400-meter individual medley (6 minutes, 17.67 seconds). Landis also set Northwest Zone records in the 100 freestyle (1:06.28), 200 free (2:26.61), 100 IM (1:19.98) and 200 IM (2:55.18). COMA swimmer Janet Gettling set zone records while winning the 50 breaststroke (43.52), 100 butterfly (1:37.93), 100 IM (1:30.96) and 200 IM (3:27.55) in the women’s 65-69 division. Additionally, COMA swimmer Amy Johnson set an Oregon record, winning the 200 fly (2:45.37) in the women’s 30-34 division. Teammate Madeleine Holmberg set Oregon records in the 200 IM (3:17.47) and 400 IM (7:02.17), winning both events. In the men’s 45-49 division, Hardy Lussier also set Oregon records while winning in the 400 free (4:24.00) and 800 free (9:13.34). For complete results of COMA swimmers at the meet, see Community Sports Scoreboard.
—From wire reports