BLUE DEVIL SWIMMERS dive into the pool.

BLUE DEVIL SWIMMERS dive into the pool.

Blue Devils host annual outdoor swim meet

Over 250 swimmers and families make it a weekend at Lewis Park

The Blue Devils Summer Swim Club celebrated its 65th season with their annual swim meet held at the Memorial Pool in Lewis Park.

There were over 250 swimmers and families who came from all over the Island, making this the biggest meet so far.  It was the first swim meet for many of the Blue Devils, especially the little ones who only graduated from the Little Devils program last year.  However with  all their prowess they came up to the blocks , dove in and swam  50m and 100m.

The coaches were impressed with the swimmers and all their hard work and  will now focus on helping   each swimmer to reach their full potential as athletes,  while having a summer full of fun.

The Blue Devils Summer Swim Club thank  Water Pure and Simple, Home Depot, Atlas Restaurant, Anderton Nursery, Walmart, Extreme Runners, Rattan Plus, Michaels Off Main, Subway Comox, Portuguese Joes, Laughing Oyster Book Store, Karen at the Courtenay Swim Shop, North Island College, City of Courtenay, coaches, and all the families of the Blue Devils Swim Club who made this swim meet so successful.

Blue Devils results:

Novice 6 and under

Julia Revenberg 25 Free.

Div. 1 Girls/Boys

Iris Tinmouth 2nd 50 Fly, 4th 100 IM/Free;  50 Free/Back, Ava Webb, 1st 50 Breast,  5th 50 Back 6th 100 Free, Grace Revenberg 6th 50 Back, Sebastien Morin, 3rd 50 Back. Ava Revenberg , Shadia Zuccato, Neve McDonald, Chloe Pritchard, Ella Prager, Nikolas Strilets, Alex Paul, Stephen Henly, Peter Shaver, Stephanie Lehman, Lauren Reynolds and Sam Southen all swam very well.

Div. 2 Girls/Boys

Abby McDowell 1st 50 Free, 2nd 100 IM, 50 Breast, 3rd 50 Fly/Back/100 Free, Isabella Anderson 3rd 50 Breast, Mathew M. Strilets 5th 50 Fly, 6th 50 Free. Talie Dickson, Teniwa Mtawali, Rochell Hopkins, Graham Tattrie, Cole Barker and Ben Prager, had some good swims.

Div. 3 Girls/Boys

Evan Barker 5th 100 Free, 6th 50 Free. David Tien and Marilyn Mullan-Fraser swam well.

Div. 4 Girls/Boys

Zoe McDougall, 1st 100 Breast/Free, 3rd 200 IM, 50 Free/Fly , 100 Back; Myia Dunn 5th 200 IM, 100 Back/Free 7th 50 Fly, /Gabrielle Guay 5th 100 Breast, Samuel Helpard 1st 200 IM, 50 Free/Fly, 100 Back/Breast/Free, Jerrod Lehman 3rd 100 Free, 4th 100 Back, Thaskani Mtawali  3rd 100 Back, 4th 100 Free, 4th 200 IM, Douglas Lightfoot 6th 100 Back/Breast. Julianne Nelson and Nolan Ostgard swam well.

Div. 5 Girls/Boys

Sydney Kuhnert 4th 100 Breast, 6th 200 IM , Amelia Helpard 4th 100 Back, 5th 50 Fly/100 Free, Mahara Mtawali, 5th 100 Back, 6th 200 IM, Caleb Clarke 3rd 100 Fly, 5th 100 Back, 6th 100 Breast. Sarah Wharram swam well.

Div. 6 Girls/Boys

Megan Rousseau 1st 100 Back/Breast, 2nd 100 Free/200 IM, 4th 50 Fly, 5th 50 Fly, 6th 50 Free, Jenna Kuhnert 3rd 100 Fly, 4th 50 Fly, Emma Rudolph 6th 100 Breast, six best times. Robin Jahnke 6th 100 Back, Beverly Jolley and Benjamin Helpard swam well.

Div. 7

Erin Hallier 3rd 50 Free, 1st 100 Fly.

Div. 8

Kyle Morrow 1st 100 Breast with a Provincial qualifying time.

 

– Blue Devils Summer Swim Club

 

 

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