Cannons bring home raft of ribbons from Mackay
THE Cannons had yet another spectacular weekend in the pool, bringing home a raft of ribbons and smashing personal best swims.
The 33 Cannonvale Cannons swimmers travelled to Mackay to compete at the Pioneer Swimming Carnival on the weekend,
Blake Hanks, Tegan Hanks, Jacob Bell, Jacob Dewis and Mikhaila Flint all performed extremely well and won all their events, while 12-year-old Remy Hedges smashed her times.
Remy achieved personal bests in all her events and top placings, swimming the 800m freestyle in 11.07.15.
Scarlett Gascoyne, Tora Delac, Jai Dennison, Charlie Dohery, Juke Ferguson, Nelson Malady, Mitchell Milostic, Holly Perrin and Taj Murray all swam personal best times and received A Grade medals.
Zavier Goswell swam two personal best times and achieved first and second places in all his A division races.
The success continued for the under eight swimmers including Don Algie, Zane Clayworth, Jax Clayworth, Harris Delac and Evie Doherty who made some impressive times.
Lochlan Jamieson swam four personal best times and brought home eight ribbons for his top placings.
Orry Ferguson swam an excellent time in his 50m butterfly swimming a PB and was presented with a bronze medal for his 50m freestyle, which he swam in 29.46sec.
Oli Bond also swam well, achieving four PBs and an A grade medal while also cheering on the team and motivating his teammates.
Oli’s sister Lilli also swam very well to achieve six PBs and won her 400m freestyle in A division in a time of 5.36.73.
Team Harland had a very successful weekend with six-year-old Koa Harland taking after her family in her first carnival.
Ella, Mason, Ruby and Tate all swam personal best times and earned top placings in B Division.
Ella swam a fantastic 50m backstroke in 39.44sec and received a silver medal in A Division.
Team Gascoyne also had a fabulous weekend and Scarlett Gascoyne took out first and second places in B Division.
Rohan Gascoyne swam extremely well achieving seven PBs and top placings in B Division.
Little brother Rory swam his first lot of 50m races and brought home a couple of ribbons.
Coaches Mark Erickson and Ken Crittenden were very impressed with swimmers’ performances and their attitude and approach to their swimming.