BACK ROW: Mikhaila Flint, Tegan Hanks, Mark Erickson (coach) and Evie Herlihy. FRONT ROW: Mae Carter-Attwood, Remy Hedges, Mitchell Milostic, Blake Hanks, Zavier Goswell and Kimba-Lee Simmonds.
BACK ROW: Mikhaila Flint, Tegan Hanks, Mark Erickson (coach) and Evie Herlihy. FRONT ROW: Mae Carter-Attwood, Remy Hedges, Mitchell Milostic, Blake Hanks, Zavier Goswell and Kimba-Lee Simmonds. Contributed

Cannons smashing it

SWIMMING: Personal best records were smashed as 12 Cannonvale Cannons swimmers travelled to Townsville to compete in the Gardens Short Course Swim Carnival last weekend.

Juniors took to the pool on Saturday while Sunday featured senior swimmers.

Mikhaila Flint, aged 11 continued her strong form after winning and achieving personal bests in all of her events.

Her greatest achievements were performed in the 400m IM (16.79s PB) and 400m freestyle (35.44 sec PB).

Tegan Hanks, 11, also boasted an enviable effort, having achieved top placings in all of her events and qualifying for three events for State Short Course.

Evie Herlihy also achieved personal bests across all her events, including a massive improvement in her 800m freestyle.

Kimba-Lee Simmonds, aged 12 joined her teammates in achieving personal bests with her best performances including the 800m freestyle, 400m freestyle, 200m backstroke and 200m freestyle.

Mae Carter-Attwood and Zavier Goswell, both aged 9, performed extremely well achieving top placings in all their events.

Mae's best swims include her 100m IM and her 100m breaststroke which she won first place and her 100m backstroke which she swam a 4.9 sec PB.

Zavier's best swims include his 50m and 100m breaststroke and freestyle events.

Remy Hedges performed very well and her top swims include her 100m IM with a 3.87 sec PB and her 100m breaststroke.

Blake Hanks, also aged 9, swam really well considering he has only recently returned back to training.

Blake's best swim was his 100m freestyle which he did a 3.7 sec PB. Mitchell Milostic swam very well and his best swim was his 50m freestyle which he swam in 41.66 sec.

Senior swimmers, Rylee Erickson, Hannah Crittenden and Ky Erickson all swim very well in their races especially their 100m IM which they all did a PB.

Cannonvale Cannon coaches Ken Crittenden, Mark Erickson and Kara Herlihy accompanied the team and were very proud of all the swimmers.


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