LA GRANDE'S COOK WIN STATE TITLE
La Grande Swim Club member Matt Cook won a state championship for the second year, while teammate Seth Madsen placed at state.
The Oregon 10-and-under swim meet was held Feb. 11 in Albany.
Last year, Cook won the 50-yard freestyle. This year, he won the boys' 8-and-under, 100-yard freestyle, dropping 13 seconds off his previous best times. He also medaled in all six events he entered.
Madsen won three heats and finished fourth in the 25 freestyle, sixth in the 100 individual medley and seventh in the 100 freestyle.
The club's Logan Gomez had two personal best times in the girls' 8-and-under 25 breaststroke and the girls' 8-and-under 50 backstroke.