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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

Blackhawk girls repeat as district swimming champs


Last updated 4/8/2021 at 11:25am

Courtney Root

Cheney High School girls 200-yard medley team, from left, is Asia Gere, Janie Richards, Adelyn O'Dell and Jade Gere. Gere set a new school record in the event at district competitions March 25–26 at University of Idaho's pool.

CHENEY - The Blackhawks girls swim team won 10-of-11 events to capture its second straight Eastern Washington District title in competition March 25-26 at University of.

The only event Cheney did not win was the 50-yard freestyle; the Blackhawks girls finished second.

Four Cheney swimmers accounted for seven of the eight individual event wins, as well as victories in all three relays – including the 200-yard medley where the four teamed up to produce a new school record of 1 minute, 54.11 seconds.

The mark was well below the state meet qualifying time of 1:56.00 for a Class 3A school ha...

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