Swimmers competing at the Senior and Age Group Sectional Championships set new OSI records in 17 events.
At Senior Sectionals, Hillsboro HEAT's Luke Thornbrue set new 13-14 records in the 500 and 1000 yard freestyles. He better Myron Shen's 2014 500 record of 4:37.25 with a 4:35.81 and Tyler Storie's 1999 1000 yard free record of 9:33.05 with a 9:28.10.
Jamie Stone of Mt. Hood Aquatics bettered the 15-16 girls 100 yard free record in prelims with a 49.81. That time bettered Kaylin Bing's 2010 record of 49.99. In the finals, Oregon City's Lainey Visscher lowered the time even further by finishing the race in 49.29. Lainey also bettered Karen Turner's 15-16 girls 100 yard back record of 54.16 with a 54.10.
Current Swimming's Thomas Brewer set a new 17-18 boys 100 yard free record with a 44.59, bettering Patrick Mulcare's 2014 record of 44.72. Thomas also established a new 17-18 and Open record of 1:46.38 in the 200 IM, also previously held by Patrick.
Robin Pinger, of Oregon City, established a new 17-18 girls 200 breaststroke record with a 2:13.45, bettering Mackenzie Luick's 2009 record of 2:14.41.
The Dolphin's 15-16 girls relay tema of Alayna Connor, Jordan Ashmore, Lindsay Swail and Sierra Sexton set new records in the 200 and 400 yard free relays. For the 200, the foursome finished in 1:32.47 bettering Oregon City's 2014 record of 1:36.39. They also bettered Oregon City's 400 free record of 3:28.21 with a 3:25.38.
At Age Group Sectionals the following week, Hillsboro HEAT's Anton Goswitz set a new record in the 11-12 boys 100 and 200 fly, and the 100, 200 and 400 IM. For the 100 fly, Anton finished in 54.93, better Nate McFaul's 2014 record of 55.22. He twice dipped under his own record of 2:04.93 in the 200 fly, first finishing in 2:04.68 in prelims and then 2:02.32 in finals. In the 100 IM, he bettered Trent Martinez's 2014 record of 58.42 with a 56.90. For the 200 IM, he set the record at 2:04.71, also beating the old record of 2:04.93 also held by Trent. In the 400 IM, he finished in 4:21.82, beating Luke Thornbrue's 2013 record of 4:22.46.
Luke Thornbrue returned to the Age Group sectionals and bettered the 13-14 200 yard free record of 1:42.72 held by Trent Martinez with a 1:41.71.
The Multnomah Athletic Club relay team of Kevin Keil, Joshua Nguyen, Van Mathias and Doug Heymann set a new 13-14 200 yard medley relay record with a 1:39.82, bettering their own 1:40.62 set earlier this year. Hillsboro HEAT's team of Max Woodbury, Brett Champlin, Ethan Heasley and Luke Thornbrue also went under the record with a 1:40.31.