Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Cannonvale Cannons’ Big Week

The Cannonvale Cannons had 42 swimmers participate in last week’s Club Night, and a further 19 competing across the state at the Mirani LC Transition Meet and three others at Townsville Brothers’ carnival.  

Congratulations to swimmers who set 19 new Club Records, including Jacob Bell, Jy Parkinson, Remy Hedges, Eloise Chegwidden, Jax Clayworth, and Don Algie.  

Tora Delac was presented with the Swim Star Award and congratulations are extended to Sophie Fletcher and Charlie Doherty for winning the Chocolate Awards.

Upgrade certificates were presented to Andie Reynolds, Dylan Reynolds, Zach Trefz, Alex Trefz, Alessa Penglase-Fortunato, Billie Jamieson, and Murphy Jamieson.  

The three Harland sisters swam extremely well in Townsville over the weekend. Indigo Harland, aged six, performed excellently in her 25-metre Backstroke and 25-metre Freestyle.

Eight-year-old Koa was very excited with her three blue ribbons, claiming them for a first in her 50-metre Butterfly, 50-metre Breaststroke, and 50-metre Backstroke.

Ruby, aged 10, was impressive, too, swimming personal bests in all her races and finishing second in her 50-metre Breaststroke.

Club Coaches Ken Crittenden and Mark Erickson would like to commend all the swimmers who competed at Mirani on Saturday: “Birthday Boy” Don Algie, Eloise Chegwidden, Harry Chegwidden, Jax Clayworth, Zane Clayworth, Harris Delac, Tora Delac, Declan Dichiera, Maeve Dichiera, Jack Ganter, Thomas Ganter, Nelson Malady, Celeste Orenshaw, Isaac Pisaniello, Isabella Pisaniello, Adelaide Sanders, Indianna Smith, and Alex and Zach Trefz.  

A further congratulations to Jax Clayworth, Nelson Malady, Isaac Pisaniello, Don Algie, Thomas Ganter, and Tora Delac for swimming so well in their Skins event.  

The club extends its thanks to the wonderful parents and volunteers who assisted with officiating and managing the team.

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