Swimmers strong at David Fry Senior Provincial Meet

PHAST swimmers at the David Fry Senior Provincial Meet included (back, from left) Aidan Doucet, Riley Avery, and Malcom Cameron. Hannah Austen, Anna Robinson, and Abby Poffenroth. In the front are (from left) Josh Elsworth and Lily Poffenroth.

HALIFAX: The Port Hawkesbury Antigonish Swim Team (PHAST) was one of 19 teams from across the Atlantic Provinces competing at the David Fry Senior Provincial Meet which took place at Dalplex from March 1-4.

The story of the event was the performance o f Abby Poffenroth, who took silver in the 50m Breaststroke, fourth place in the 100m and eighth in the 200m, setting two new team records. She also qualified for Eastern Division Championships which will give Poffenroth a shot at national championships.

Malcom Cameron swam to eighth place in the 200m, fifth place in the 100m, and bronze in the 50m Breaststroke, setting three new team records.

Riley Avery took seventh in the 100m Breaststroke, sixth in the 100m Butterfly, fifth in the 1500m Freestyle, and fourth in the 400m I.M., setting three new team records.

Hannah Austen helped lead the women’s relay team to their top 10 finishes in both the 400m Medley and Freestyle Relays.

Aidan Doucet took eighth place in the 50m Backstroke, and fourth in both the 100m and 50m Butterfly.

Josh Elsworth finished eighth in the 100m Backstroke, and helped the men’s relay team take eighth in both the 400m Medley and Freestyle relay.

Lily Poffenroth took fifth in both the 100m Freestyle and 50m Backstroke.

Anna Robinson swam to eighth in the 50m Backstroke, and set a new team record in the 100m Backstroke.

PHAST will be competing at the New Brunswick Open Long Course Championships later this month.