Port aux Basques Pi­ran­has take Top Team Award at Deer Lake In­vita­tional

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - News -

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.

PHOTO COUR­TESY OF AN­DREA STRICK­LAND

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.

PHOTO COUR­TESY OF JACKIE WAL­TERS

Pre­c­om­pet­i­tive swim­mer Maci Grant.

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