Port aux Basques Piranhas take Top Team Award at Deer Lake Invitational
The Port aux Basques Piranhas competitive team fielded 14 swimmers at the Deer Lake Invitational swim meet Oct. 21-22 with fantastic results.
In addition to many new personal best times, the Piranhas achieved the Top Team Award, based on average FINA points per swimmer. Several swimmers also came away with individual awards:
Female - 10 & Under: Abigail Willis - gold
Female - 11 - 12: Noelle MacDougall - gold
Female - 13 - 14: Sara George - silver
Male - 13 - 14: Dylan MacDougall - bronze
Male - 13 - 14: Nicholas Davis - gold
A number of swimmers also achieved Swim NL Championship time standards, completing one of the eligibility requirements to attend Provincial championships in the spring.
The precompetitive team also attended a meet in Deer Lake Saturday and achieved many first place finishes.
Members of the Port aux Basques Piranhas, first row, from left, Kaylee Mauger, Abigail Willis, Noelle MacDougall, Heidi George, Bethany Walters; middle, Sara George, Kailey Strickland; back, head coach Jimmy Lane, Liam O’Brien, Tyler Herritt, Jake Slaney, Dylan MacDougall, Nicholas Davis, Jack Strickland and Chad Gillam.
Precompetitive swimmer Maci Grant.