Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Two Cannons Selected for Qld School Team

Congratulations to Jy Parkinson and Jacob Bell for being selected for the Queensland School Team.   Both boys will be travelling to Sydney this week to compete in the Australian School Sport Swimming Championships with Qld Team Manager, Kate Thomson.  

The Cannons would also like to congratulate Jy for being named the Queensland Team Captain!  Good Luck, Queensland!  

On Wednesday, the Cannons hosted another successful Club Night.  

All the swimmers were very excited with their new Club Shirt.  

Congratulations to Jax Clayworth on receiving the Chocolate Award for the biggest PB.  

Jax was also awarded the Swim of The Night award for his 200m IM.  

The Cannons also presented Isaac Pisaniello with a Chocolate Award for swimming closest to his best time.  

The Cannons would like to welcome new swimmers and their families.

Gage Cotton, Anton Bakx, Mo Bakx, Noah Maltby, and Eric Mulliss all swam extremely well in their races.  

Top Performers on Wednesday night were Isaac Pisaniello, Indi Smith, Tora Delac, and Harris Delac.  They swam terrific times in all their events.  

Highlights include Trace Quick swimming a 5sec PB in his Butterfly event.  

Thomas Ganter swam excellent times in his 25m Freestyle and 25m Breaststroke.  

Surprisingly, Jacob Bell swam just under 38sec (37.99s) in his 50m Breaststroke to earn a personal best time.  

Levi Smith swam a very smooth 25m Butterfly in 21.36sec.  

One of Celeste Orenshaw’s best swims was her 50m Butterfly which she swam in 47.25sec, over 2 sec PB.  

Matilda Nicholes, Miller Eaves, Liam Filewood, Addie Sanders, and Charlie Doherty all swam brilliant Freestyle to earn personal best times.

Congratulations to all the swimmers who participated on Wednesday night and a big thank you to the coaches and parents for all their support!  

Contributed with thanks to Raylene Rasmussen.

Cannonvale Cannons Club Night Aug 2023

Jy and Jacob in Qld Shirts. Photos supplied

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