chretien breaks records in edmonton

Whitehorse Glacier Bears’ swimmer Thomas Chretien continued his strong showing in the pool last weekend, setting 15 club records at the…

Whitehorse Glacier Bears’ swimmer Thomas Chretien continued his strong showing in the pool last weekend, setting 15 club records at the Edmonton Keyano International 2008 Swim Meet.

Ten Bears’ swimmers made the trip to Edmonton, and this was the first long course competition for some of the younger swimmers.

The fantastic results for the Whitehorse group earned them sixth place in the overall team standings.

Chretien swam seven personal best times in the boys 13-14 age group, making finals in every event.

He completed the meet with one third, one fourth, four fifth and one seventh-place finish.

Craig Berube established seven new club records and had eight personal best times in the boys 12 and under age group.

Berube lowered his own mark in the gruelling 400-metre individual medley by over 19 seconds.

Felix Bouchard, in his second season with the Bears, has shown remarkable improvement at every meet.

Bouchard had 10 personal best times, swimming in six finals and bettering his time in the 400-metre free by over 26 seconds.

Josh Kelly came within 15/100ths of a second of breaking 20 minutes in the 1,500-metre free, improving on his previous best time by nearly half a minute.  Kelly finished in fourth place in three events, had six personal bests and set two new club records.

Taylor Campbell also had seven personal best times in the girls 12 and under category, including taking 16 seconds off his best in the 400-metre free.

Julia Fedoriak, swimming in the girls 13-14 age group, had two personal bests in her first long course meet. Kirsten Berube made two finals and finished sixth in the 100-metre free in the same age group. 

Rounding out the group was Geo Bourcier, who had a new best time in the 400-metre free.

Veteran swimmers Alexandra Gabor and Bronwyn Pasloski had strong showings at the meet as well. 

The girls 15-17 aggregate title went to Bronwyn Pasloski, who came away with gold in the 100- and 200-metre breast and the 200- and 400-metre individual medley, silver in the 50- and 100-metre free and fifth in the 100-metre fly.

Gabor made a clean sweep of the freestyle events, winning gold in the 50-, 100-, 200-, 400-, 800- and 1500-m free.  She broke seven meet records en route to winning the girls 13-14 aggregate title, as well as receiving the FINA high point swimmer of the meet award.

Whitehorse Minor Soccer

Under-12 (Wednesday)

Boston Pizza 1

Sportslife 0

Trent Pumphrey had the lone goal in this defensive battle, and Chase Hobbis took the MVP nod.

Camille Galloway was Sportslife’s top player.

The Deli 6

EVF Fuelwood 1

Andrew Scoffin had a hat trick for the Deli, and singles were scored by Jono Runions, Kasey Fernandes and Steven Wohlfarth.

Kieran Halliday was the only scorer for EVF.

Under-11 (Wednesday)

Jacobs Industries 3

Medicine Chest Pharmacy 2

Alex Hansen, Mac Prawdzik, and Austin Bourque scored for Jacobs as they edged past the Chest. Hanna Wirth was the player of the game.

Mustafa Syed and Kaleb Murray scored for the Pharmacy, and Jessica Wilson took the MVP honours.

Henry Gulch Explorations 4

Prime Meridian 3

Marcus Deuling booted in a pair for the Gulch, Dakota Thompson and Cody Sims scored as well. Anna Janowicz was named top player.

Prime Meridian’s scorers were Brendan Irish, and Danika Pennell with two goals. Tia Oster was named MVP.

Tim Hortons 4

Surgical Incisions 0

Etienne Geoffray-Gagnon netted two goals for Timmy’s and Peter Jacob and Kole Comin added goals as well, and Brayden Klassen took the MVP nod.

Aislinn McManus was the Surgical squad’s top player.

Under-seven (Tuesday)

Here are the MVP’s and star players from this Tuesday’s games:

Coates Services Yukon — Matthew Tremblay, Torsten Nordlund

Coldwell Banker — Brianna Heal, Conrad Allain

Subway — Sam Logan, Alex Soin

M&M Meatballs — Jamie Phillips-Freeman, Jared McCulloch

Lake Laberge Lions Club — Isaac Williamson, Grace Sheardown Waugh

Envirolube — Bryce Anderson, Axel Garcia

Eagles — Jake Charlton, Maggie Fekete

Silver Spoke Adventure — Oscar Burgess, Joseph Coyne