Blue Fins rookie of the year Peyton Bailey is presented her trophy.

Blue Fins rookie of the year Peyton Bailey is presented her trophy.

Blue Fins present season awards

The Williams Lake Blue Fins recently wrapped up the season with an awards night.

The Williams Lake Blue Fins recently wrapped up the season with an awards night.

Taylor Fitzgerald was the big winner of the evening receiving the top award for swimmer of the year.

“Taylor’s outstanding achievements this year at provincials (bronze medal), her work ethic and positive energy won her the top award recognition for the year,” said Blue Fins head coach Chad Webb.

Hardest trainers went to Kara Zavitz and Gabrielle Knox.

The most improved swimmers were Abby Webb and Cristelle Panida. Both Abby and Panida left Tuesday to compete at the Swim BC ‘AAA’ Provincial Championships.

New club records were also achieved by Andrew Haseldine (200 fly), Fitzgerald (100 individual medley) and Rowan Smith (400 freestyle, 800 freestyle, 100 backstroke, 200 breaststroke, 50 fly, 100 IM and 200 IM).

Most sportsmanlike were Mikah Stewart and Morgan Langford, while rookie of the year went to Peyton Bailey.

The top boy and girl swimmers in each age group are as follows:

Top eight and under: Eric Haseldine and Rowan Smith

Top nine year old: Dane Ramier and Makena Petruk

Top 10 year old: Andrew and Maya Nowotny

Top 11-12 year old: Quentin Silver and Fitzgerald

Top 13 and over: Liam McCreight and Zavitz

Top Swim-A-Thon achievements in each age group:

Six year old: Tiera French

Seven year old: Ashton Petruk and Eilliot Munroe

Eight year old: Rowan Smith and Eric Haseldine

Nine year old: Makena and Ramier

Ten year old: Jeff Obexer and Nowotny

11-12 year old: Keanna Saunders and Andrew

13 and over: Cole Turner and Zavitz

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