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