Rapids take second at Invitational

Two weekends ago, the Prince Rupert Rapids held the North Coast Invitational Swim Meet from October 23 - 25.

Two weekends ago, the Prince Rupert Rapids held the North Coast Invitational Swim Meet from October 23 – 25. The event is held annually with, historically, Prince Rupert coming out on top in the aggregate totals. This time, the Rapids had a strong showing, finishing second with 886 points, as the team from Prince George (1062) left with first place, with Kitimat (652) finishing third. Smithers (275) and Terrace (191) both had positive showings as well.

Individual highlights included Isaac Mastroianni (12) winning the gold aggregate in the 11-12 boys’ age group. Isaac won all his seven individual events (100, 200 & 1500 free, 100 & 200 back, 100 fly and 200 IM).

Amy Leighton (14) placed well, winning the silver aggregate in 13-14 girls’ age group. Amy finished first in 50 back and 100 free. Isaac Dolan (12) also won the silver aggregate in 11-12 boys.

Jakob Hall (10) picked up the bronze aggregate in the 10 & under boys category, Trey Kish (15) followed up with the bronze aggregate in the 15 & over boys age bracket.

Natalie DeMille (10) who had personal best times in all seven events won the bronze aggregate medal for 10 & under girls. Jakob Hall (10) finished strong with the bronze aggregate in 10 & under boys.

Other impressive showings came from Jarred McMeekin (13) who set personal bests in all events he competed in.

Noriko Ikari (10) also had personal best times in all seven of his individual events.

Araya Bartlett (14) finished second in 50 breast-stroke and Warren Barton (13) had personal best times in all seven of his events as well.

Aspen Clouthier (10) was third in 50 breaststroke. JD Clouthier (8) took home first in 100 free and Nathan Cunningham (11) finished third in the 100 free kick.

Max Deutschlander (11) picked up third in 100 IM. Malcolm Dolan (10) finished third in 50 free and 100 IM. Zachary Dolan (14) finished first in 1500 free, second in 50 free & 50 fly, third in 200 IM and 100 fly.

Kobi Franes (14) got second in 400 IM. Landen Franes (12) had a strong showing finishing first in 800 free, second in 100 fly and third in 200 IM, 200 free & 50 back-stroke. Brandan Hagen (18) was able to pick up first in 50 fly and 100 breaststroke, second in 50 breast-stroke, 50 fly and 100 free, and third in 50 back-stroke.

Kobe Ikari (9) took first in 50 back-stroke. Sam Kafka (12) finished second in 100 IM and 50 butterfly. Rya Kish (13) finished first in 50 & 100 breast-stroke. Lucas Mayer (9) finished second in 50 back-stroke and 100 IM. Kai McDonald (11) finished second in 200 breast-stroke and third in 50 breast-stroke.

Hyla McQuaid (10) finished third in 50 back-stroke and 100 free. Jake Morse (11) wrapped up second in 50, 200 & 400 free, 50 & 100 back-stroke and 400 IM. Graham Nicholls (13) got third in 100 IM. Liam Pikola (12) finished first in 50 breast-stoke and second in 100 breaststroke. Grant Slocombe (12) picked up first in 100 IM.

Hannah Toye (13) finished second in 400 IM and 50 back-stroke and Robert Warren (16) finished second in 100 back-stroke and 1500 free.

 

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