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Orillia Channel Cats race to new records at Brantford event

Numerous local athletes also qualified for provincials
Members of the Orillia Channel Cats Swim Club recently took part in the Brantford Aquatic Club Long Course Invitational.

The Orillia Channel Cats Swim Club recently travelled to Brantford to compete in the Brantford Aquatic Club Long Course Invitational.

Forty-seven swimmers from senior novice, bronze, silver and gold were in attendance.

“Our swimmers raced quite well, achieving a lot of personal best times,” says head coach Meredith Thompson-Edwards.

Some highlights include:

Long course club record breakers:

  • Sam Pecrorella, 13/14 male 400-metre individual medley
  • Brady Bell, 10 and under male 200-metre freestyle and 400-metre freestyle 
  • Jace Black, 10 and under male 100-metre freestyle and 200-metre backstroke

Long course Provincial Festival qualifiers:

  • Hartley Russell, 100-metre freestyle and 100-metre breaststroke
  • Cheyanne Hawrysio, 100-metre breaststroke
  • Anna Crawley-Blauel, 100-metre freestyle, 100-metre backstroke, 50-metre freestyle, 100-metre breaststroke and 200-metre individual medley
  • Everett Dorevich, 200-metre backstroke
  • Jace Black, 100-metre freestyle, 100-metre backstroke, 50-metre freestyle, 200-metre backstroke, 200-metre freestyle and 200-metre individual medley
  • Brady Bell, 100-metre freestyle, 100-metre backstroke, 400-metre freestyle, 50-metre freestyle, 200-metre freestyle, 200-metre individual medley
  • Rydaar Watt, 200-metre butterfly, 400-metre freestyle, 100-metre butterfly, 200-metre individual medley
  • Isabella Brown, 50-metre freestyle

Long course provincial Ontario youth junior qualifiers:

  • Kael Cresanto, 50-metre freestyle
  • Sam Pecorella, 100-metre freestyle

Swimmers who were in attendance and achieved personal best include Olivia Favaro, Boyd Brown, Fedor Radzievskii, Sophia Brown, Isabella Brown, Zoe Leboeuf, Maelle Mooney, Simone Smith, Cohen Greer, Ayan Rau, Anna Holton, Leah Guller, Maya Guller, Jackson Denne, Evangeline Cooke, Hayden Nie, Kajun Butler, Grace Hunter, Maelle Bouchard, Niko Plett, Kaitlyn Allin, Sam Pecorella, Kael Cresanto, Katie Heckendorn, Adair Wieclawek, Taryn Fenton, Carmen Conroy, Cheyanne Hawrysio, Rydaar Watt, Everett Dorevich, Christopher Dorevich, Jace Black, Emony Fisher, Caden Stuart, Hartley Russell, Brady Bell, Sophie Shivers, Gabby Marques, Riley Shore, Dario Rotar, Mila Sekleski, Georgia Cameron, Margot Cameron, Anna Crawley-Blauel, Ava Fairgrieve, Lilly Edgerton and Emma Edgerton.



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