Tomas Schwichtenberg in boys six and under 25 backstroke - from Agassiz swim club in regionals held in Abbotsford over the weekend.

Agassiz swimmers shine at regionals

Strong showings among Aquanauts group as swim season comes to a close

Several members of the Agassiz-Harrison Aquanauts participated in the Fraser Valley Regional Swim Meet over the August long weekend.

There were strong showings among many of the athletes. Brooklyn McMullin placed second in both 25m freestyle and breaststroke, and third in 25m backstroke and fly, in the six and under division.

The division 2 boys freestyle relay (Philip Schwichtenberg, Logan Sparkes, Anton Stoeckly and Myles Wheeler) claimed bronze.

The girls division 6 medley relay placed bronze with Leanne Bodnar, Taylor Lees, Jaydin Lees, and Justine Stoeckly. Girls Division 5 Freestyle relay consisting of Henrietta McInroy, Jaydin Lees, Taylor Lees, and Justine Stoeckly took bronze as well.

Four of the club’s swimmers qualified for the provincial swim meet to be held in Nanaimo this coming weekend. Alex Schwichtenberg took bronze qualifying in the 100m breaststroke.  Leif Forge qualified in the 100 fly.  Leanne Bodnar swam her way into third place in the 50m freestyle. Myles Wheeler qualified with silvers in the 100m IM, 50m fly, and 100m freestyle, and gold in the 50m breast stroke.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Fraser Valley couple wins $500K after finding scratch-and-win while moving

  • Robert Walters and Lois Gueret of Agassiz win half a million from Scratch & Win ticket

High-risk sex offender living in Chilliwack back in court

Former mayor and residents wanted James Conway gone from residential neighbourhood two years ago

Court orders Hope-area First Nation council to accept long-contested memberships

Federal judge rules Peters Band Council acted “irrationally, unreasonably” in rejecting applications

KAAC won’t back Kent’s Teacup properties plans

Public consultation meeting is on March 10 at District Hall

Students in the Fraser East work hard, need more mental health support

McCreary Centre releases stats from 2018 that show trends among students

VIDEO: Feds warned agricultural sector near ‘tipping point’ due to blockades

Canadian Federation of Agriculture points to lack of propane and feed due to Coastal GasLink dispute

B.C. terminates contract with hospice society refusing assisted death

Delta Hospice Society loses hospital service fund of $1.5 million

Child in hospital following fatal crash that killed father, sibling on B.C. highway

The single vehicle crash occured near Kamloops on Highway 5A

‘Die!’: Vernon councillor mailed death threat

Three months later, city official Coun. Dalvir Nahal said she’s more angry than anything

B.C. landlord can’t serve eviction notice because tenant is in jail

Homeowner baffled at arbitrator decision based on notice of hearing not being served properly

Hidden message connects Castlegar homeowners decades apart

The Rodgers family was surprised when a message fell out of the walls as they were renovating

Two B.C. men plead guilty to bus-terminal assault of man with autism in Ontario

Parmvir Chahil and Jaspaul Uppal due to be sentenced in June for aggravated assault

B.C. Liberals call for assistance on soaring strata insurance rates

NDP’s Carole James says problem is across the country

Most Read