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Prince Rupert swimmers take top spot in meet

Members of the Prince Rupert Rapids celebrate a successful swim meet. - Contributed photo
Members of the Prince Rupert Rapids celebrate a successful swim meet.
— image credit: Contributed photo

A total of 126 swimmers from across northern BC came to Prince Rupert last weekend, and it was the Rapids that ended up winning the meet.

Prince Rupert finished with 1,021 points compared to Prince George at 1,010 points, Kitimat at 372 points, Smithers at 326 points and Terrace at 232 points.

Below are some of the highlights from the local swimmers:

Aggregate Winners:

Trey Kish (12)

- 11/12 boys Gold Aggregate (aggregate medals are awarded by total points scored at the meet)

- Won 50, 100, 200 & 1500 freestyle, 100 & 200 backstroke. Second in 200 IM

Cyrus Sobredo (15)

15 & over boys Gold Aggregate

Won 200 & 400 IM, 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke. Second in 100 free & 50 breaststroke. Third in 200 free

Avery Movold (12)

- 11/12 girls Silver Aggregate

- Won 50, 100 & 800 freestyle, 100 & 200 backstroke. Third in 100 fly and 200 IM

Justin McChesney (14)

- 13/14 boys Silver Aggregate

- Won 50, 100 & 1500 freestyle, 50 backstroke. Second in 100 back & 400 free

Quinn Basso (15)

- 15 & over boys Silver Aggregate

- Won 100 & 200 backstroke, 200 breaststroke. Second in 200 IM & 1500 freestyle

Rya Kish (10)

- 10 & under girls Bronze Aggregate

- Won 50 & 200 breaststroke. Second in 100 breast and 200 IM. Third in 100 backstroke and 50 free

Liam McChesney (11)

- 11/12 boys Bronze Aggregate

- Won 400 IM & 100 fly. Second in 50 & 200 freestyle, 200 backstroke. Third in 100 back & 200 IM

Calli McNeill (13)

- 13/14 girls Bronze Aggregate

- Won 50, 100 & 200 freestyle. Second in 800 freestyle.

Amanda Hagen (17)

- 15 & over girls Bronze Aggregate

- Won 50 butterfly. Second in 50 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, 50 backstroke, 50 freestyle. Third in 100 freestyle

Other Notables (alphabetical order):

Jeremy Angus (16)

  • Swam all personal best times

  • Second in 50 butterfly, third in 50 back and 50 free

     

Sarah Aster (12)

  • Third in 50 backstroke

  • New “A” time in 100 backstroke

 

Warren Barton (10)

  • Swam all personal best times

  • Won 50 butterfly and 50 freestyle. Second in 100 freestyle and third in 50 breaststroke

 

Isaac Dolan (9)

  • Second in 100 breaststroke

 

Zachary Dolan (11)

  • Won 50 breaststroke. Second in 100 breaststroke. Third in 50 free and 200 back

  • New “AA” time in 200 IM

 

Kobi Franes (11)

  • Second in 50 breaststroke and 50 backstrokeLanden Franes (9)

  • Third in 50 butterfly and 100 breaststroke

 

Brandan Hagen (15)

  • Won 50 breaststroke. Second in 50 back and 50 free. Third in 100 breast and 100 free

Medalana Jardim (13)

 

  • Second in 200 free

 

Sam Kafka (9)

  • Second in 100 freestyle kick

 

Amy Leighton (11)

  • Second in 100 backstroke, 100 & 200 breaststroke. Third in 800 freestyle

  • New “AAA” time in 200 IM

 

Kai Leighton (9)

  • Won 100 breaststroke, Second in 50 back and 50 free. Third in 100 free

  • Swam all personal best times

 

Isaac Mastroianni (9)

  • Swam all personal best times

  • Won 100 freestyle kick. Third in 50 freestyle

 

Sarah McChesney (16)

  • Won 50 back and 50 free. Second in 100 free

Jarred McMeekin (10)

  • Second in 100 IM. Third in 50 & 100 backstroke

 

Kate Morse (10)

  • Won 50 backstroke and 50 freestyle. Third in 50 fly, 100 free & 100 IM

 

Emma Movold (9)

  • Third in 50 backstroke

 

Nicholas Pirillo (10)

  • Second in 50 breaststroke & third in 100 IM

 

Emma Seijsing (18)

  • Second in 200 freestyle. Third in 100 breaststroke and 200 IM

Ethan Toye (10)

  • Second in 50 butterfly

Hannah Toye (10)

  • Second in 50 & 100 backstroke

 

Jillian Toye (13)

  • Won 50 breaststroke. Second in 100 free & third in 50 backstroke

 

Bailey Ward (10)

  • Third in 100 freestyle kick

Robert Warren (12)

  • Won 50 butterfly & 50 backstroke. Third in 100 & 200 free.

 

Morgan Weir (15)

  • Third in 50 & 200 freestyle, 50 backstroke

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