Somers, Hoben leads Poseidon
Carbonear swim meet last event at pool before closure for upgrades
The Poseidon Swim Club of Carbonear swam to some solid results while hosting the Satellite East 2011 meet Jan 14-16, collecting 14 top-three finishes.
A pair of Poseidon swimmers did well enough to place as top achievers in their respective age categories.
Allison Somers nabbed three firsts and two second-place finishes to secure the second-top-achiever award in the girls 13-14 category, while Dylan Hoben captured one first and three second-place finishes to grab the third-place award in 11-12 boys.
The meet attracted 211 swimmers from five teams, and was the last event at the Carbonear pool before it was closed for upgrades. The following is a summary of result for those who finished in the top-three.
Individual Results Laura Groves (female, age 13-14)
• 1500-m freestyle - second (22:28.99)
Sarah Hiscock (female, age 11-12)
• 200-m backstroke - second (3:38.09) – 800-m freestyle - second (12:33.77)
Dylan Hoben (male, age 11-12)
• 400-m individual medley - first (7:00.63) • 100-m freestyle - second (1:17.74) • 100-m breaststroke - second (1:37.08) • 200-m breaststroke - second (3:26.79)
Breanne O’Toole (female, age 13-14)
• 200-m backstroke - third (2:51.27) • 200-m butterfly - third (3:05.39)
Allison Somers (female, age 13-14)
• 100-m butterfly - first (1:13.23) • 800-m freestyle - first (10:25.55) • 1500-m freestyle - first (19:57.61) • 200-m butterfly - second (2:38.09) • 400-m individual medley - second (5:44.73)
Also competing for Poseidon were Zachary Leshane, Becky Osborne, Peter Osborne, Mark Peddle, Christopher SladeButt, Melanie Bishop, Hailey Burden, Olivia Clarke, Kaitlan Graper, Kalsey Graper, and Hilary Walters.
Dylan Hoben of Poseidon swims his breaststroke leg of the 400-m individual medley at the Satellite East 2011 Meet in Carbonear on Jan. 16. Hoben placed first in the event and was the third-top achiever in the male 13-14 age category.