Trail Stingrays: Good showing in Colville pool

The Trail Stingrays swim team returned from another highly successful meet this weekend across the border in Colville Wash.

The Trail Stingrays swim team returned from another highly successful meet this weekend across the border in Colville Wash.

Every Stingray swimmer in attendance swam personal-best times, taking off up to 22 seconds, while winning four medals at Colville’s outdoor pool swim meet.

Juliana Zhou placed third in Division 4 girls, while Junior Coach Diego Greenwood claimed first in Div. 5 boys. Kayla Fraser captured third in the open category, and Coach Samme Beatson placed second in Div. 8.

Greenwood also beat the Colville meet record in the 50 backstroke race with his personal best time of 31.48 seconds.

Lea Boiridy-Graves swam in the “Guts and Glory” 400 Individual Medley event at the end of the meet and impressed everyone with her fantastic swimming and stamina. She finished the event in 8:56.5.

Congratulations to Jaxzen Marion and Ripley Shubert for outstanding performances in their first swim meet ever.

The team placed seventh overall with 771 team points.

The Stingrays next meet goes in Castlegar this weekend.