Dolan clan comes through in Terrace

The Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club (PRASC) Rapids claimed second-place at the Terrace Northwest Holiday Invitational from Dec. 11 – 13

The Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club (PRASC) Rapids claimed second-place at the Terrace Northwest Holiday Invitational from Dec. 11 – 13, coming in just behind the visiting Kitimat team, who won the overall meet with 905 points. Rupert accumulated 671.

The Rapids won a staggering three gold aggregates (all in the same family), three silver aggregates and two bronze aggregates out of the squad that went up to Terrace.

Isaac Dolan (12) took gold in aged 11-12 boys, winning the 50, 100 and 200 backstroke and 1500 freestyle and placed second in 100, 200 and 400 freestyle.

Isaac’s brother, Malcolm Dolan (10) won the gold aggregate for 10-and-under boys, claiming the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, 200 IM and 100 breaststroke and coming in second in 100 and 200 back.

Finally, the third gold aggregate claimed by PRASC went to Zach Dolan (14) in 13-14 boys, winning the 100, 200, 400 and 1500 free, 100 back, 100 breast and 200 IM and set new ‘AA’ times in 1500 free (18:54.69), 100 breast (1:19.31) and 50 free (27.80).

Natalie DeMille (10) grabbed the silver aggregate for 10-and-under girls, winning 50 free, 100 free, 50 back, 100 back, 200 IM and 200 breaststroke and placed second in 200 back.

Next, Amy Leighton (14) took the silver aggregate for 13-14 girls, claiming first in 50, 100 and 200 free, 50 and 100 breast and 50 back. She came in second in 200 back.

The last silver aggregate from PRASC went to Lucas Mayer (9) for 10-and-under boys for placing second in 50 breast, 100 IM and 200 free.

Joshua Joubert (10) took the bronze aggregate for 10-and-under boys, coming in second in 50 back and 50 free, and Jake Morse (11) won the bronze aggregate for 11-12 boys, claiming first in 50 free and 100 breast and second in 50, 100 and 200 back and third in 200 free.

Hannah Toye (13) swam best times in all seven of her events, taking second in 50 back and third in 50, 100 and 200 free and 100 back. She set her first-ever ‘AA’ time in 200 back (2:52.55) and had new ‘AA’ times in 50 free (31.95), 100 free (1:10.34), 200 free (2:33.58) and 100 back (1:20.36).

Araya Bartlett (14) won 13-14 200 breaststroke, took second in 100 IM and third in 50 breaststroke,

Finn de la Nuez (9) took third in 50 back, 100 back and 200 free, Kobi Franes (14) took second in 200 breast and third in 50 free, and 100 and 200 back, and Landen Franes (12) won 200 breast, took second in 100 IM and third in 50 free and 100 and 200 back.

As well, Sam Kafka (12) won 50 butterfly, Sarah McChesney (19) won 50 and 100 free and 50 and 100 breast, and Kai McDonald (11) took second in 50 and 200 breast.

Marlee McDonald (13) grabbed third in 200 IM and 100 breast, Trey McDonald (9) won 25 back and 50 breast, Wyatt McDonald (9) took second in 50 free and 100 free and third in 100 breast, and Hyla McQuaid (10) grabbed first in 50 and 200 back and 200 free and second in 100 back.

Grant Slocombe (12) took second in 50 fly and third in 50 breast and Bailey Ward (13) won 50 breaststroke and took third in 100 and 200 breast.

The Rapids’ next swim is on Jan. 22 – 24 in Kitimat at the regional championships.

 

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