Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Holiday swimming at the Boise pool

Thanksgiving Invite


Diving in the pool at the Boise Thanksgiving Invitational. Courtesy photo by Kevin Syms

Twelve dedicated SV5B/YMCA swimmers coached by Brian Gallagher traveled to Boise Nov. 19-21 for the Thanksgiving Invitational.

Ranging in age from 10-16, the Ketchum-based swimmers were strong competitors and posted solid results. Wood River Middle School eighth-grader Kaedi Fry was unbeatable winning 100 and 200 back.

Kaedi's teammate Lena Friesen was second in four events (200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly and 50 breast) while Maddie Johnson was the second-place swimmer three times (50 breast, 50 back and 50 free).

Second-place finishes went to Olivia Wentzell (50 breast) and Elizabeth Fry (50 free). Other highlights from Boise:

Elizabeth Fry, 16: 3—50 fly and 100 free, 4—200 IM, 5—500 free, 6—200 free and 13—200 back.

Brett Bosley, 16: 4—50 fly, 6—200 IM, 7—100 breast, 9—100 back and 200 back, 15—50 free, 19—500 free and 100 free, 22—200 free.

Kelsey Syms, 14: 3—50 fly, 7—50 free, 10—100 back, 11—200 back, 12—100 free and 16—200 free. Lena Friesen, 15: 4—100 back.

Kaedi Fry, 14: 3—100 free and 200 breast, 4—50 free and 5—200 free. Logan Johnston, 14: 12—50 back, 13—100 back and 200 free, 16—100 free and 19—50 free.

Olivia Wentzell, 13: 6—50 fly, 7—100 breast, 10—100 fly and 14—50 free. Kailey Wilt, 14: 18—50 back, 28—100 back, 40—100 free, 44—50 free and 46—200 free.

Maddie Johnson, 12: 3—50 fly, 4—100 fly and 100 free, 5—100 back and 200 free, 6—500 free. Ashley Dreyfus, 12: 9—50 breast, 10—100 breast, 11—100 IM and 50 back, 15—200 free, 17—50 fly, 18—100 back, 19—100 free and 21—500 free.

Jackelyn DeLaCruz, 11: 26—200 free, 30—100 breast, 31—50 free, 32—50 back, 33—50 breast, 36—100 free, 39—100 back, 40—50 fly.

Mason Johnson, 10: 3—50 free, 40—50 fly, 5—100 back and 100 IM, 6—50 back and 8—100 free.




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