ST. CATHARINES – Forty swimmers from the Middlesex Swim Club traveled to BROCK University to compete at the Western Region Championships. Twenty-five teams and over five hundred swimmers attended the swim competition from across South Western Ontario. Middlesex finished 7th overall, won 28 medals (11 GOLD, 9 SILVER, 8 BRONZE) and broke 54 club records. Congratulations to Ashleigh Beacham and Cameron Teasdale for meeting the Ontario Jr. Provincial Championships qualifying standard.
FIRST TIME ONTARIO JR. PROVINCIAL QUALIFIERS
- Cameron Teasdale (11)
- Ashleigh Beacham (14)
TOP EIGHT INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES
Girls 9 & Under
Ella Johnson – GOLD 100m fr, GOLD 100m bk, GOLD 50m fly, GOLD 200m i.m., SILVER 50m fr, SILVER 50m bk, BRONZE 200m fr, BRONZE 400m fr
Laura Denniston – SILVER 100m br, BRONZE 200m br
Rebecca Mendes – 6th 100m fly
Emma Young – 8th 800m fr
Abigail Plakholm – 4th 200m br, 7th 100m br
Megan Rohfritsch – 7th 800m fr
Ashleigh Beacham – GOLD 100m fr, GOLD 800m fr, GOLD 100m bk, SILVER 200m fr, SILVER 400m fr, BRONZE 100m fly, 4th 50m fr
Sabrina Gmehlin – BRONZE 200m fly, 8th 100m br, 8th 200m br, 8th 200m i.m.
Tara Jorgensen – 7th 100m br
Girls 15 & Over
Caitlin Kassies – 4th 1500m fr
Emma Beer – BRONZE 1500m fr, 4th 400m i.m., 6th 200m i.m., 7th 800m fr
Lauren Manders – GOLD 200m br, SILVER 100m br
Maggie Noll – 8th 100m br
Taylor Burnett – 6th 200m fly
Victoria D’Ariano – GOLD 100m fly, GOLD 200m fly, 5th 100m fr, 5th 100m bk
Boys 10 & Under
Isaac Russell – 7th 100m fly
Justin Gmehlin – 5th 100m fly
Cameron Teasdale – GOLD 100m fr, 5th 50m fr, 5th 200m fr
Quinn Nolan – SILVER 100m br, BRONZE 200m br, BRONZE 100m fly, 4th 200m i.m., 6th100m bk, 6th 200m bk, 7th 100m fr
Christian Drasovean – 5th 200m br, 8th 200m bk, 8th 100m br
Curtis Hewerdine – SILVER 50m fr, SILVER 100m fr, 6th 200m fr, 7th 100m bk, 8th 400m fr, 8th 200m bk
Mckay Phillips – 4th 100m br, 5th 200m br
Connor Reid – 7th 100m br, 7th 200m br, 8th 100m fr, 8th 200m fr
Matthew Szabo – 8th 100m br
Rebecca Mendes (10) – 50m fr,
Ella Johnson (9) – 50m bk, 100m bk, 50m fly, 200m i.m.
Laura Denniston (10) – 100m br, 200m br
Abigail Plakholm (12) – 100m fr, 200m br, 200m i.m.
Autum Klassen (12) – 800m fr
Emma Young (11) – 200m fr, 800m fr, 200m bk
Ashleigh Beacham (14) – 50m fr, 100m fr, 200m fr, 800m fr
Victoria D’Ariano (19) – 50m fr, 100m fly
Emma Beer (15) – 200m fr, 400m fr, 800m fr, 1500m fr, 400m i.m.
Lauren Manders (17) – 100m br, 200m br
Sabrina Gmehlin (14) - 400m i.m.
Quinn Nolan (11) – 50m bk, 100m bk, 200m bk, 100m br, 200m br, 100m fly, 200m i.m.
Cameron Teasdale (11) – 50m fr, 100m fr, 200m fr
Christian Drasovean (12) – 50m fr, 100m fr, 200m bk, 100m br,
Tylor Gmehlin (12) – 400m fr, 800m fr
Curtis Hewerdine (13) – 50m fr, 100m fr
Connor Reid (14) – 100m fr
Girls 10 & under - 4 x 50m free (L. Sands, R. Mendes, L. Denniston, E. Johnson)
Girls 10 & under - 4 x 50m medley (H. Brown, L. Denniston, E. Johnson, R. Mendes)
Girls 11-12 - 4 x 50m medley (J. Bukala, A. Plakholm, A. Klassen, E. Young)
Boys 11-12 - 4 x 50m free (Q. Nolan, T. Gmehlin, C. Teasdale, C. Drasovean)
Boys 11-12 - 4 x 50m medley (Q. Nolan, T. Gmehlin, C. Drasovean, C. Teasdale)
Boys 13-14 - 4 x 50m free (C. Reid, T. Gmehlin, C. Hewerdine, M. Phillips)
Boys 13-14 – 4 x50m medley (C. Hewerdine, M. Phillips, C. Drasovean, T. Gmehlin)