Keremeos swim club wraps up season

The Keremeos Junior Swim hosted their final swim meet of the year on August 17.

The Keremeos Junior Swim hosted their final swim meet of the year on August 17.

There were 35 swimmers. Beginners were Heidi Bosscha, Marc Peron, Cody Leduc, Declan Vanderlinde, Jayce Witter, Roy Lucich, Aleena Wilkison, Nevaeh Witter, Peightyn Etty and Alex Perteet.  Intermediates were Jade Demchuck, Amy Leduc, Tyson Douangpanya, Amy Lucich, Armaan Dhaliwal, Cassandra Gibbs, Ava Cottrill, Harjaap Bengag, Rylee Demchuck, Eve Mack, Shelby Etty, Chelsea Leblanc, Naomi Antler, Payton Vanderlinde, Ayrelea Nimchuk, Zoe Vriends, Lael Louw, Jadiel Louw, Maya Antler and Conor McDonald.  Also Jessica Lehtonen and Steven Folden competed in the Special Olympics category.

There were many club records broken at the swim meet:

Jade Demchuck (Girls 9/10) 100 Individual Medley, 50 Backstroke, 50 Butterfly and 100 Freestyle.  Tyson Douangpanya (Boys 9/10) 100 Individual Medley, 50 Freestyle, 50 Backstroke, 50 Breaststroke, and 100 Breaststroke. Rylee Demchuck (Girls 7/8) 100 Individual Medley and 50 Butterfly.  Shelby Etty (Boys 7/8) 100 Individual Medley and 50 Butterfly.  Heidi Bosscha (Girls 9/10) 25 Freestyle, 25 Backstroke, 25 Breaststroke and 25 Butterfly. Roy Lucich (Boys 6 and Under) 25 Freestyle, 25 Breaststroke, 50 Breaststroke and 25 Butterfly.  Marc Peron (Boys 7/8) 25 Backstroke, 25 Breaststroke and 25 Butterfly. Amy Leduc (Girls 9/10) 50 and 100 Breaststroke.  Aleena Wilkison (Girls 7/8) 25 Butterfly.  Nevaeh Witter (Girls 6 and Under) 25 Butterfly.  Harjaap Bengag (Boys 11/12) 50 Butterfly.  Payton Vanderlinde (Girls 9/10) 200 Freestyle.

The Swim Club Awards and Wind-up was held August 22.   Some of the awards were:

Top Beginner: Heidi Bosscha   Runner-Up: Marc Peron

Top Intermediate: Jade Demchuck and Tyson Douangpanya  Runner-Up: Amy Leduc

Most Improved Beginner: Peightyn Etty  Runner-Up: Roy Lucich

Most Improved Intermediate: Conor MacDonald  Runner-Up: Chelsea LeBlanc

 

100 per cent Best Times: Marc Peron, Ava Cottrill, Eve Mack, Naomi Antler, Zoe Vriends, and Payton Vanderlinde.