Outstanding performances from Prince Rupert swimmers at the Bulkley Vally Otters Spring Sprint Swim Meet in Smithers.

Rapids capture Smithers swim meet

The Prince Rupert Rapids captured the Bulkley Vally Otters Spring Sprint Swim Meet in Smithers recently by nearly 200 points.

The Prince Rupert Rapids captured the Bulkley Vally Otters Spring Sprint Swim Meet in Smithers recently by nearly 200 points, edging out Terrace, Smithers and Kitimat respectively.

Outstanding performances from Prince Rupert swimmers highlighted a great weekend and an even better result for the team.

Prince Rupert Results (alphabetical):

Araya Bartlett (14) finished second in the 100 freestyle, third in 100 breaststroke and third in the 200 freestyle. Finn de la Nuez (10) had personal best times in all six individual events he took part in. Finn won the 50 metre backstroke. He also finished third in 100 freestyle and 100 metre backstroke. Natalie DeMille (11) won the Silver aggregate in 10-11 girls age category. She won the 50, 100 and 200 metre freestyle events, and finished second in 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke and the 200 metre IM.

Natalie set a new Swim BC “A” time in the 100 backstroke.

Isaac Dolan (12) won the Silver aggregate in 11-12 boys division. He won the 50, 100 and 200 metre freestyle. Isaac finished second in 50 and 100 backstroke, and the 200 IM.

Malcom Dolan (10) finished second in 200 freestyle.

Zach Dolan (14) won the Gold aggregate in the 13-14 boys age category. Zach won the 50 metre butterfly and 100 metre butterfly, as well as the 100 metre backstroke, 200 metre freestyle and won the 200 IM. He also had a second in 100 metre breaststroke, with a new “AA” time in 200 IM.

Kobi Franes (14) finished third in 50 metre breaststroke, 100 backstroke and 100 metre freestyle.

Landen Franes (12) won the Bronze aggregate in the 11-12 boys age group, and was his first aggregate medal ever. He won the 50 metre butterfly, came second in 200 freestyle, finished third in 50 and 100 metre backstroke events.

Jakob Hall (10) won the Gold aggregate in the 10 and under boys division. He won all six individual events: the 50 and 100 metre breaststroke, 50, 100 and 200 freestyle events and the 200 IM.

Josh Joubert (11) came third in the 100 metre IM.

Amy Leighton (14) won the Bronze aggregate in the 14 and over girl’s bracket. She finished second in 100 metre backstroke, 50 and 100 metre butterfly, 200 freestyle and 200 IM, and a third in the 50 metre backstroke.

Isaac Mastroianni (12) won the Gold aggregate for the 11-12 boys age group. He won all six individual events he participated in. Including, the 50 metre backstroke and 100 backstroke, the 50 and 100 metre breaststroke, 100 metre butterfly and the 200 IM.

Lucas Mayer (9) won the Bronze aggregate in the 10 and under boys division. He won the 50 metre butterfly, came second in the 50 and 100 metre breaststroke and the 100 metre backstroke, and two third place finishes in the 50 metre freestyle and 200 metre IM.

Sarah McChesney (19) won the 50 metre freestyle.

Jarred McMeekin (14) won the Bronze aggregate in 13-14 boys age group. He won the 50 and 100 metre breaststroke, came second in the 200 IM, 50 freestyle and the 100 metre butterfly, and third in the 50 metre butterfly.

Hyla McQuaid (11) came second in 50 metre backstroke, third in the 50 metre butterfly and 50 metre and 100 metre backstroke.

Liam Pikola (12) finished second in the 50 and 100 metre breaststroke and 100 freestyle. He also finished third in the 200 IM.

Ethan Toye (13) won the 50 backstroke.

Hannah Toye (13) won the gold aggregate in 12-13 girls age group. She won the 50  and 100 metre butterfly, as well as the 50 and 100 metre backstroke and 200 metre freestyle. She also came second in the 200 IM.

Robert Warren (16) won the Bronze aggregate in 15 and over boys division. Robert won the 50 metre freestyle, and came second in 100 and 200 metre freestyle and the 100 metre butterfly event.

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