Select members of the Prince Rupert Rapids swam at the Prince George Medical Northern Sprint Swim Meet from Nov. 20 – 22 and returned home, placing second at the event as part of the northwest crew, Points North, just behind the host winners, Prince George.
The squad had another strong showing at the meet, building on the momentum from their earlier meet this fall.
Individual achievements from the Prince Rupert athletes were common throughout the event, with strong showings from all the city’s entrants.
Natalie DeMille (10) swam new personal best times in all eight of her events.
Zach Dolan (14) finished second in the 50 backstroke and first in the 50 breaststroke (35.67s).
Brandan Hagen (18) finished second in the 100 IM and third in the 100 breaststroke. Jakob Hall (10) finished third in the 50 freestyle. Rya Kish (13) won the 100 breaststroke, placed second in the 50 and 200 breaststroke and 100 fly, and third in 50 fly and 100 free. Trey Kish (15) won the gold aggregate medal in age 14-15 boys. Kish also won the 50, 100 & 200 free, and the 50 & 100 back and 50 meter fly. Kish competed and finished second in the 50M breaststroke and 200 backstroke. His “AAA” times in the 50 backstroke were 30.03s and for the 100 meter backstroke, 1:05.88s.
Isaac Mastroianni (12) set a new “AA” time in 100 breaststroke (1:34.48). Jarred McMeekin (13) won the silver aggregate medal in boys’ 12-13. Jarred also won the 50 & 100 breaststroke, 50 free and 100 fly. He finished second in 200 IM, 50 fly, 200 free and 200 breaststroke. Jarred set a new “AAA” time in 200 free (2:17.81). Ethan Toye (13) had a first with an “A” time as well, in 100 backstroke (1:29.48).
Hannah Toye (13) set a new “A” time in the 100 free (1:12.70). Robert Warren (16) finished second in the 100 backstroke and third in 50 & 200 backstroke.