Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Young Cannons Shine at Club Night

The young Cannonvale Cannon’s stole the limelight on Wednesday at the weekly club night at the Cannonvale State School swimming pool.

The club extends congratulations to its seven-year-old swimmers Murphy Jamieson and Eloise Chegwidden, who set new Club Records last week.

Pippa Laguna was another seven-year-old superstar for the club, being presented with the Chocolate Award for her new personal best, as well as an Upgrade Certificate.

Tora Delac, aged 12, was also presented with the Chocolate Award and a club Upgrade.

Bianca and Clare Anderson attended their first Club Night, with both girls swimming extremely well.

In the nine years and under, Ty Hayes-Williams, aged six, was in excellent form, swimming three personal bests. Seven-year-old Miller Eaves swam extremely well in his 50-metre Freestyle and 50-metre Backstroke.

Celeste Orenshaw, nine-years-old, swam a superb 50-metre Butterfly in 53.12 seconds (a 2.58 second personal best).

Harry Chegwidden, aged five, swam a fantastic time of 14.72 seconds in his 12-metre Freestyle.  Eight-year-old Harry Crisp smashed all his races, with his 25-metre Freestyle and 12-metre Backstroke his best.  

New club swimmer, Trace Quick, aged eight, swam a 5.65 second personal best in his Backstroke and swam a 2.17 second personal best in his Breaststroke race.

Levi Smith and Molly Smith both swam impressive times in their 100-metre IM.  Levi swam a 7.44 second personal best in his medley. Gracie Laguna swam a very smooth 25-metre Butterfly in 30.66 seconds, a 2.35 second personal best.  

In 10 years and over, Millie Groom and Connor Lee, both aged 12, were star performers on Wednesday night, swimming personal bests in all their events.

Matilda Nicholes, aged 10, was on fire, swimming three personal bests and a massive 11.05 second personal best in her 200-metre Freestyle.

One of Isaac Pisaniello’s best swims was his 100-metre IM, which he swam in 1.42.24 seconds.  

The Club recorded several other new personal bests from swimmers Don Algie, James Davies, Charlie Doherty, Anisa Helou, Ehsan Helou, Jasper Korosec, Lucas Korosec, Stevie Lee, and Addie Sanders.  

Contributed with thanks to Raylene Rasmussen

Cannonvale Cannon Swimming Club member Murphy Jamieson with his club record award

Young cannon Pippa Laguna with her club Chocolate Award

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