Congratulations to the DCVI swim team for all their success at the Perth Invitational meet last Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the PRC pool.
First-place honours go to Eric Lagace in the 100-metre freestyle and the 200m freestyle, and special congratulations to rookie Jake Pfaff who placed first in the 100m IM (individual medley) and second in the 50m backstroke.
Both Lagace and Pfaff have now qualified for the WOSSAA swimming competition.
Other DCVI results from last Tuesday are as follows:
Ally Donaldson earned a fifth place in the 100m IM. Hannah Everett was also fifth in the 50m butterfly.
Victoria Jeffrey placed fifth in the 100m backstroke. Simon Lu attempted a few new races and was sixth in the 100m freestyle.
Other swimmers competing came from the following high schools: Stratford Northwestern, Stratford St. Mikes, Stratford Central, Wingham F.E. Madill, Clinton St. Anne’s, Clinton Central Huron and Mitchell.
Upcoming: The Huron-Perth meet is Jan. 10 in Goderich, and WOSSAA swimming is Feb. 19 at the UWO pool in London.