Abaco Swim Club (ASC) travelled with 5 club swimmers to meets in November. The swimmers were: Joshua Wong, Jewel Pinder, Maddox Pinder, Brayden Dam and MacKenzie Dam.
The first swim meet was in Nassau, Nov 1 – 2. The Barracuda Family Guardian Invitational was an exciting meet that saw high points and broken records. 8-and-under competitor, Braden Dam, broke both the 50M breaststroke with 44.31 and the 100M breaststroke with 1:45.53
Jewel Pinder won high point trophy for her age group, 9-10 girls. In the 8-and-under boys it was a clean sweep. Brayden Dam took 1st and Maddox Pinder took 2nd. Joshua Wong swam personal bests and added to his list of Carifta qualified events.
MacKenzie Dam swam all personal bests and conquered the challenging 200M fly.
ASC attended the 14th Annual Northern Bahamas Short Course Jr Swimming Championship in Grand Bahama on Nov 16. 13 swimmers attended this one-day meet. It was an early start for the swimmers from Man-O-War, Hope Town and Marsh Harbour. Many of the new swimmers competed for the first
time. The youngest and newest on the team, Frye McCoy, successfully swam all 4 strokes and finished well.
Many came home with trophies:
1st – 6 & Under girls: Addison Albury
2nd – 6 & Under boys: Digges Allen
3rd – 6 & Under boys: Cooper Allen
1st – 8 & Under girls: Carys Pinder
3rd – 8 & Under girls: Paxton Albury
3rd – 9-10 girls: Taylor Albury
All swimmers had personal bests and placed well overall.
7th – 6 & Under: Frye McCoy
4th – 8 & Under: Kiana Hicks
4th – 8 & Under: Jeremiah Weatherford
4th – 9-10: Roman Pinder
4th – 9-10: Katie Sands
16th – 9-10: Lilly Albury
3rd – 13 & Over girls: Camille Albury