Top: Swimmers from Newport and Taft high schools compete in the 100 yard backstroke in the Lincoln City Community Center pool on Tuesday, Feb. 4. The teams held a scrimmage meet, including less formal races such as coed relays, as a tune-up before the upcoming district meet in Astoria. Below left: Taft’s Eli Shott swims the breaststroke. Shott is one of Taft’s top male swimmers. Below right. Newport’s Austin Turner competes in the backstroke. Turner and the Newport boys hope to dominate the district meet again this year to earn another crack at a state team title.
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