Marlins win team title at home meet

The host Red Deer Marlins took the team title at the annual Marlins invitational swim meet at Michener Pool Saturday.

The host Red Deer Marlins took the team title at the annual Marlins invitational swim meet at Michener Pool Saturday.

The Lacombe Dolphins placed second, the Innisfail Dolphins third and the Ponoka Gators fourth out of 11 teams.

The Marlins won seven aggregate individual gold championships.

Hayden Bettenson won the six-and-under girls and Matthew Hansen the six-and-under boys. Owen Halford captured the 7-8 year-old boys’ title with the 9-10 year-old girls title going to Lauren Bettenson.

Claire Halford and Cale Kooyman won the 11-12 year-old girls’ and boys’ titles respectively and Ryan Mah captured the 15-17 year-old boys’ crown.

Jack Walton was second in the 9-10 year-old boys’ division while Owen Tomasson (six-and-under boys), Luke Weddell (7-8 boys), Erik Sveinson (11-12 boys), Jane Gosling (13-14 girls) and Kathryn Richards (15-17 girls) placed third.

Individual event medalists were:


Six-and-under; Gold: Hayden Bettenson, 25 free, 50 free, 25 back, 50 back. Micah Tweedale, 25 flutterboard. Bronze: Grace Hitchcock, 25 flutterboard.

7-8 year-old; Gold: Veronica Panteluk, 25 free. Frances Hansen, 50 breast. Silver: Chloe Becher, 25 free. Marin Walton, 25 breast. 50 breast. Bronze: Panteluk, 50 back. Becher, 50 back. Grace Monaghan, 50 breast. Hansen 100 I.M.

Eight-and-under; Gold: 100 free relay, 100 medley relay. Bronze: 100 medley relay.

9-10 year-old; Gold: Lauren Bettenson, 100 free, 25 back, 50 breast, 100 I.M. Silver: Emma Wrench, 50 free. Bronze: Delaney Lehman, 50 free, 50 back. Megan Raivio, 25 breast. Wrench, 50 ‘fly.

10-and-under; Gold: 100 free relay, 100 medley relay. Silver: Emma Wrench, 200 free.

11-12 year-old; Gold: Claire Halford, 50 back, 100 back, 100 ‘fly. Sydney Hucal, 50 breast, 100 breast. Erika Driesen, 100 I.M. Silver: Hannah Morrison, 200 free. Julie Gosling, 50 breast. Bronze: Jade Weber, 50 breast, 100 I.M. Gosling, 100 breast.

12-and-under; Gold: 200 free relay, 200 medley relay.

13-14 year-old; Gold: Jane Gosling, 50 breast, 100 breast Silver: Rachel Zabel, 100 free. Julie Richards, 200 I.M. Bronze: Carley Wlad, 200 free. Gosling, 50 back.

14-and-under; Gold: Claire Halford, 800 free. 200 medley relay. Silver: 200 medley relay.

15-17 year-old; Gold: Kathryn Richards, 200 free, 50 back. Silver: Richards, 50 free, Emma Smith, 50 free.

Bronze: Smith, 100 free, 50 back. Richards, 100 free.

13-17 year-old; Gold: Emma Smith, 100 ‘fly.

17-and-under; Bronze: 200 free relay.


Six-and-under; Gold: Matthew Hansen, 25 back, 25 flutterboard. Silver: Hansen, 25 free, 50 free. Rhett Becker, 50 free, 25 back. Owen Tomasson, 25 flutterboard. Bronze: Becker, 25 free. Tomasson, 50 free. Finn Colebrook, 25 flutterboard.

7-8 year-old; Gold: Owen Halford, 25 free, 50 back, 50 breast, 100 I.M. Silver: Luke Weddell, 25 free, 50 back, 50 breast. Sean Raivio, 25 breast. Bronze: Raivio, 50 breast.

Eight-and-under; Gold: 100 free relay.

9-10 year-old; Gold: Jack Walton, 100 free 50 ‘fly. Mats Nieuwenhuis, 25 back. Silver: Seth Tomasson, 100 free. Kaden Schiller, 25 back. Bronze: Adam Hucal, 50 free. Nieuwenhuis, 100 free. Paul Pearce, 50 back. Kieran Monaghan, 25 breast.

10-and-under; Gold: 100 free relay, 100 medley relay. Bronze: 100 medley relay.

11-12 year-old; Gold: Erik Sveinson, 50 free, 50 breast. Cale Kooyman, 100 free, 50 back, 100 back, 100 I.M. Ayden Wannop, 100 breast. Silver: Sveinson, 100 I.M. Bronze: Sveinson, 50 back. Ethan McDonald, 50 free, 100 I.M. Nick Makortoff, 100 free. Tanner Colhoun, 100 back. Grant Claerhout, 50 breast.

12-and-under; Gold: 200 free relay. Silver: Claerhout, 400 free.200 medley relay.

14-and-under; Gold: 200 medley relay, 200 free relay.

17-and-under; Gold: 200 medley relay, 100 free relay.

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