Can­nons swim on tar­get

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

The Can­non­vale Can­nons com­peted at the Ayr Swim­ming Car­ni­val on Satur­day, with coach Ken Crittenden say­ing he was very happy with the 20 swim­mers per­for­mances.

Alan­nis and Cameron Rusk swam at their first club meet and per­formed well. Alan­nis fin­ished 11th in her 50m back­stroke in a time of 57.99 sec­onds.

Cameron swam an awe­some 50m back­stroke in 40.64 sec­onds. Cameron is only one se­cond off qual­i­fy­ing for state ti­tle for his 50m freestyle and back­stroke.

Ryan Giles also swam in his first club car­ni­val and his best swim was his 50m freestyle.

Kimba Sim­monds, Nash McIn­tosh, Evie Her­lihy and Paige Giles were ex­tremely com­pet­i­tive. They swam PBs for most of their swims.

Maddi and Kieran McGoldrick swam two PBs for the 50m but­ter­fly.

Ja­cob Dewis, Ky Erick­son, Emily Vique, Chloe Robert­son and Jy Parkin­son all swam well, with Ja­cob achiev­ing first place for his 50m freestyle. Jy won first place for his 50m back­stroke swim, Ky’s best swim was his 50m freestyle which was un­der 30 sec­onds.

Th­ese five swim­mers have achieved state qual­i­fy­ing times and are to com­pete in Bris­bane mid-Fe­bru­ary.

Han­nah Crittenden swam un­der 35 sec­onds for her 50m freestyle and un­der 50 sec­onds for her 50m breast­stroke. Rylee Erick­son’s best swims were her 50m breast­stroke and but­ter­fly.

Zoe Her­lihy took 10 sec­onds off her 50m freestyle time. An­naleise McIn­tosh and Stephanie McGoldrick’s best swim was their 50m freestyle while Ar­ca­dia Sim­monds swam an im­pres­sive 50m back­stroke.

Gus Hedges, from Bowen, swam ex­tremely well, just half a se­cond from state qual­i­fy­ing times.

The Can­non­vale Can­nons will host their an­nual swim car­ni­val this week­end, with swim­mers from across North Queens­land com­pet­ing.

MIGHTY CAN­NONS: (Front) Kimba Sim­monds, Ar­ca­dia Sim­monds, Remy Hedges, Zoe Her­lihy and Nash McIn­tosh, (middle) Gus Hedges, Cameron Rusk, Rylee Erick­son, Han­nah Crittenden, Keiran McGoldrick, Emily Vique, Ja­cob Dewis, Ryan Giles, Evie Her­lihy, Paige Giles, Alan­nis Rusk, Jy Parkin­son, An­naleise McIn­tosh (back) Ky Erick­son, Stephanie McGoldrick, Maddi McGoldrick and Ken Crittenden (coach).

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