The swimmers take some time at the beach.

The swimmers take some time at the beach.

Prince Rupert swimmers make a splash at swim meet in Los Angeles

For the 5th year in a row the Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club sent a team of swimmers to a meet in Santa Clarita California

  • Jun. 5, 2012 11:00 a.m.

For the 5th year in a row the Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club sent a team of swimmers to the “Canyons Aquatic Club Red, White & Blue Memorial Day Swim Meet” in Santa Clarita California

This year we sent nine kids: Sarah McChesney (15), Cyrus Sobredo (15), Quinn Basso (14), Hannah Komadina (14), Justin McChesney (14), Trey Kish (12), Amy Leighton (10), Liam McChesney (10), Rya Kish (9).

The meet brings together nearly 1,000 swimmers from across the northern Los Angeles area. Notable individual performances include:

* Liam McChesney – Won 10 & under 50 & 100 backstroke, 4th in 50 freestyle and 7th in 100 breaststroke. Swam personal best times in all eight of his races.

* Quinn Basso finished 3rd in 200 backstroke and 7th in 100 breaststroke & 200 breaststroke

* Trey Kish finished 6th in 50 backstroke and 7th in 100 freestyle

* Rya Kish swam a new “A” time with a 1:51.42 100 breaststroke in which she placed 20th

* Justin McChesney finished 15th in both the 100 backstroke and 50 freestyle

* Sarah McChesney finished 16th in both the 100 & 200 backstrokes

* Cyrus Soberdo finished 16th in both the 100 & 200 breaststrokes

* Amy Leighton finished 19th in the 100 breaststroke