The Roseburg High swim teams opened their seasons Thursday with Southwest Conference dual meet wins over Grants Pass at the YMCA pool.

Hunter Agsten won the 200 freestyle (1:57.89) and 500 free (5:22.53) and swam legs on the first-place 200 free relay (1:36.69) and 400 free relay (3:36.95) for the Roseburg boys, who picked up a 105-65 victory.

Brighid Rickman finished first in the 200 individual medley (2:25.14) and 50 free (28.38) and was a member of the victorious 200 medley relay (2:07.46) for the Roseburg girls, who won 92-77.

“We had a great start to the season,” said Roseburg coach Christy Todd. “The kids are going to get faster.”

Other individual winners for the RHS boys were Robert Gosman in the 50 free (23.25), Dylan Cuatt in the 100 backstroke (58.32) and Wesley Becherer in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.28).

“We had a really great 500 race with Hunter (Agsten), Zach (Traul) and Caleb (Poteet),” Todd said. “Wesley (Becherer) had a fast 100 breast, and all the relays were really strong.”

The RHS girls also got individual wins from McKenzie Vogel in the 100 fly (1:08.83) and 100 back (1:12.97), and freshman Bethany Foster in the 500 free (6:06.45).

“That was a personal best for Bethany in the 500 free,” Todd said. “The 200 medley relay looked really good.”

Roseburg will host Thurston of Springfield Tuesday, beginning at 3:30 p.m.

BOYS

Roseburg 105, Grants Pass 65

200 Medley Relay — 1. Roseburg (Dylan Cuatt, Wesley Becherer, Jaime Brown, Robert Gosman), 1:46.94; 2. Grants Pass, 1:53.28; 3. Roseburg B, 1:57.09.

200 Freestyle — 1. Hunter Agsten, R, 1:57.89; 2. Caleb Poteet, R, 2:04.70; 3. Dalton Dennis, GP, 2:06.01.

200 Individual Medley — 1. Spencer Stutz, GP, 2:15.47; 2. Wesley Becherer, R, 2:16.97; 3. Zach Traul, R, 2:18.27.

50 Freestyle — 1. Robert Gosman, R, 23.25; 2. Chris Lessenich, GP, 23.37; 3. Tanner Todd, R, 24.44.

100 Butterfly — 1. Mason Teagle, GP, 1:02.57; 2. Jaime Brown. R, 1:06.13; 3. Little Guy Cruz, R, 1:09.03.

100 Freestyle — 1. Chris Lessenich, GP, 51.25; 2. Dylan Cuatt, R, 52.53; 3. Robert Gosman, R, 53.02.

500 Freestyle — 1. Hunter Agsten, R, 5:22.53; 2. Zach Traul, R, 5:31.50; 3. Dalton Dennis, GP, 5:37.90.

200 Freestyle Relay — 1. Roseburg (Tanner Todd, Hunter Agsten, Jaime Brown, Robert Gosman), 1:36.69; 2. Grants Pass, 1:46.46; 3. Roseburg B, 1:49.51.

100 Backstroke — 1. Dylan Cuatt, R, 58.32; 2. Spencer Stone, GP, 1:04.34; 3. Josiah Buster, R, 1:09.50.

100 Breaststroke — 1. Wesley Becherer, R, 1:10.28; 2. Parker Johnston, GP, 1:15.27; 3. Mason Teagle, GP, 1:15.76.

400 Freestyle Relay — 1. Roseburg (Wesley Becherer, Hunter Agsten, Caleb Poteet, Dylan Cuatt), 3:36.95; 2. Grants Pass, 3:41.20; 3. Roseburg B, 4:01.95.

GIRLS

Roseburg 92, Grants Pass 77

200 Medley Relay — 1. Roseburg (McKenzie Vogel, Bethany Foster, Brighid Rickman, Sarah Blum), 2:07.46; 2. Roseburg B, 2:27.53; 3. Grants Pass, 2:28.26.

200 Freestyle — 1. Grace Connelly, GP, 2:15.22; 2. Bethan Foster, R, 2:16.15; 3. Lauren Lonas, GP, 2:30.94.

200 Individual Medley — 1. Brighid Rickman, 2:25.14; 2. Hallie Kolb, GP, 2:28.16; 3. Mikenna Fusco, R, 2:52.96.

50 Free — 1. Brighid Rickman, R, 28.38; 2. Liberty Russell, GP, 28.70; 3. Sarah Blum, R, 28.94.

100 Butterfly — 1. McKenzie Vogel, R, 1:08.83; 2. Sarah Blum, R, 1:16.22; 3. Kaci Chancey, GP, 1:29.60.

100 Freestyle — 1. Liberty Russell, GP, 1:05.06; 2. Anna Gade, R, 1:11.25; 3. Hannah Hinton, GP, 1:15.88.

500 Freestyle — 1. Bethany Foster, R, 6:06.45; 2. Grace Connelly, GP, 6:20.76; 3. Christiana Drevets, GP, 6:38.26.

200 Freestyle Relay — 1. Grants Pass (Christiana Drevets, Liberty Russell, Hallie Kolb, Grace Connelly), 1:57.10; 2. Roseburg (Sarah Blum, Bethany Endicott, Mikenna Fusco, Anna Gade), 2:04.20; 3. Roseburg B, 2:17.75.

100 Backstroke — 1. McKenzie Vogel, R, 1:12.97; 2. Alison Forsloff, R, 1:25.66; 3. Marlena Kelly, GP, 1:26.31.

100 Breaststroke — 1. Hallie Kolb, GP, 1:13.59; 2. Mikenna Fusco, R, 1:23.78; 3. Adrienne Powell, R, 1:31.96.

400 Freestyle Relay — 1. Grants Pass (Christiana Drevets, Grace Connelly, Liberty Russell, Hallie Kolb), 4:15.75; 2. Roseburg (Bethany Foster, McKenzie Vogel, Anna Gade, Brighid Rickman), 4:20.02; 3. Grants Pass, 5:03.14.

Sports Editor Tom Eggers can be reached at 541-957-4220 or email teggers@nrtoday.com

Tom Eggers is the sports editor for The News-Review. He can be reached at 541-957-4220 or by email at teggers@nrtoday.com.

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