LA GRANDE GIRLS STRONG AGAIN

January 23, 2004 12:00 am
At left, Samantha Hibbert had a good meet against Baker, winning the 100-yard backstroke and was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay team. Hayley Rampton (right), swimming freestyle, is one of the solid, up-and-coming girls on the team. (Observer photos/RAENELLE KWOCK).
At left, Samantha Hibbert had a good meet against Baker, winning the 100-yard backstroke and was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay team. Hayley Rampton (right), swimming freestyle, is one of the solid, up-and-coming girls on the team. (Observer photos/RAENELLE KWOCK).

The La Grande girls swim team is having its usual solid season so far, as the Tiger girls beat Baker last week in a dual meet. The swim girls and three-time defending state champion boys will compete in The Dalles Invitational in Hood River Saturday. At left, Samantha Hibbert had a good meet against Baker, winning the 100-yard backstroke and was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay team. Hayley Rampton (above), swimming freestyle, is one of the solid, up-and-coming girls on the team.

Observer photos/RAENELLE KWOCK