On go the Aquanauts

Castlegar swimming club continues to impress its coaches

The relay team takes time out at their meet for a pose

A strong season continued  for The Castlegar Aquanauts, who competed at the Kimberley Seahorses Swim Meet this past weekend. Giving a tremendous effort, the swimmers amazed onlookers.

Coaches Nick Welychko and Michaella Yang were impressed. “With only 25 swimmers competing at the meet, both Nick and I were astonished at the way the meet turned out,” said Yang. Less than half of the team was there, and with each swimmer competing harder than ever, we took another victory.  “Being the last regular meet of the season, I was so excited with how well everyone was swimming,” Yang concludedd.

“Michaella and I are really looking forward to both regionals and provincials,” commented Welychko.

The Aquanauts are preparing for the Kootenay Regional  Meet this weekend in Trail. Both coaches are ecstatic to see the swimmers qualify for provincials, and to see how much more the swimmers will push their own limits.

 

Individual Meet Results:

 

Div 1 Girls:

3rd: Kenna Cartwright

 

Div 1 Boys:

3rd: Ethan Marshall

1st: Reid Quintanhila

 

Div 2 Girls:

2nd: Avery Cooke

1st: Claire Cartwright

 

Div 2 Boys:

2nd: Ayden Quintanhila

1st: Bryce Anderson

 

Div 3 Boys:

3rd: Simon Laroque and James Marshall

2nd: Cayden Cooke

1st: Ethan Lawczynski

 

Div 4 Girls:

1st: Emma Lawczynski

 

Div 6 Boys:

1st: Jeff Ashton

 

Div 7 Girls:

1st: Ashlee Martini

 

Div 8 Boys:

3rd: Ron Anderson

1st: Nick Welychko

 

O Cat 1 Boys:

1st: Carson Ogloff

 

Team Points:

8th: Colvile Sharks

– 18

7th: Golden Dolphins

– 308

6th: Grand Forks Piranhas – 484

5th: Trail Stingrays

– 576

4th: Creston Waves

– 715

3rd: Nelson Neptunes

– 907

2nd: Kimberley

Seahorses – 1286

1st: Castlegar

Aquanauts – 1460

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