Aquanauts take second at GF meet

On Saturday, the Castlegar Aquanauts swim club, among other teams, attended the one day Grand Forks Invitational Swim Meet.

Castlegar Aquanaut swimmers Sierra Buchanan (middle) and Sophie Jansen (left) won gold and silver in division 4.

Castlegar Aquanaut swimmers Sierra Buchanan (middle) and Sophie Jansen (left) won gold and silver in division 4.

On Saturday, the Castlegar Aquanauts swim club, among other teams, attended the one day Grand Forks Invitational Swim Meet.  Of our 37 swimmers EVERYONE swam at least one best time! Some best times were by as small a margin as 6 one hundredths whereas others were as large as 50 seconds, swam by Caitlin Kellendonk in the 50-meter freestyle.  The complete list of swimmers who achieved best time swims:

Corbin & Bryce Anderson, Emily & Jeffrey Ashton, Hannah & Len Coates, Avery & Cayden Cooke, Dante Enewold-Deary, Sophie Jansen, Madison Kehoe, Brianne & Caitlin Kellendonk, Jaleb & Bella Keus, Dimitri, Isaiah & Roman Kotaras, Noah & Simon Larocque, Emma Lawczynski, Ethan & James Marshall, Lyla & Ty Moorey, Kelsy & Troy Negreiff, Logan Ogloff, Ayden & Reid Quintanilha, Mckenna Ross, Wren Shaman, Beynon & Logan Smart, Colton & Keegan Zemp, and Jessica Zwick.

MEDALS:

Bronze: Ayden Quintanilha (Div 1), Cayden Cooke (Div 2), Emily Ashton (Div 3)

Silver: Corbin Anderson (Div 2), Sophie Jansen (Div 4), Jeffrey Ashton (Div 5)

Gold: Simon Larocque (Div 2), Noah Larocque (Div 3), Sierra Buchanan (Div 4), Troy Negreiff (Div 5), Kelsey Negreiff (Div 7)

RECORDS:

Cayden Cooke broke a record in division 2 – 50-meter butterfly. Old time of 48.43, New time 47.12

Noah Larocque broke a record in division 3 – 50-meter breaststroke. Old time of 48.31, New time 45.33

TEAM POINTS

Creston Wave – 7

Colville Sharks – 111.5

Nelson Neptunes – 205.5

Trail Stingrays – 257

Castlegar Aquanauts – 460.5

Grand Forks Piranhas – 486.5