Leeton Yanco Swimming Club Hosts 2021-22 Pitch Day | The Irrigator

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AFTER a successful season, Leeton Yanco Swimming Club honored their best of the year on their recent pitch day. Seven and under: Chloe Hillyer, Harrison Goman, finalists Olivia Pike, Mason Harmer. Eight years: Dakoda Mawer, Cadell Thompson, finalists Imogen Boots, Hudson Stevens. Nine years: Evie Speirs Dill, Jett Teerman, finalist Olivia O’Bryan. 10 years: Camilla Halloran, Corbin Longford, finalists Sophie Sullivan, Israel Watt. 11 years old: Laura Teerman, Zaide Harmer, finalists Abbey Holden, Blake Mawer. IN OTHER NEWS: 12: Ellena Halloran, Jack Miller, finalists Charlotte Mallamace. 13 years old: Madeleine Glenn, Kian Henman, finalist Connor Holden. 14: Ruby Miller, Jeremy Woods, finalists Grace Hill. 15: Victoria Glenn, Raith Henman. Evie Coelli, Mason Harmer, Cohen Hillier, Emily Pike, Ellena Halloran and Grace Hill. Joe and Maria Iannelli Award for swimmer with the most points from participation in Southern Inland Swimming Association carnivals: Raith Henman. Bert Dobson Award: In memory of Dobson, who was involved for many years with the Leeton Swimming Club. Dobson was part of the original team that started the learn-to-swim program with the club many years ago. He helped encourage many young swimmers and hoped that this trophy would become an encouragement for young athletes. He hopes young swimmers will continue to try and enjoy their sport. This season’s award winner has excelled in her first year with the club, participating in morning training and time trials, performing well at school carnivals and swimming 20km for charity charity in February: Grace Goman. Bill Parrow Award: For swimmers who progress to the highest level of school swimming carnivals: Laura Teerman, Maddie O’Callaghan, Saige Deaton, Ava Robertson, Charlotte Mallamace, Madeline Irvin, Grace Hill, Ruby Miller, Amelia Irvin, Elena Halloran, Sophie O’Callaghan, Isabelle Thompson, Kian Henman, Connor Holden, Raith Henman. Tom and Pam Sullivan Award: in recognition of the tremendous amount of time and effort the Sullivans have given to the Leeton Amateur Swimming Club. They also put in many hours working as referees for Riverina Swimming. They were dedicated to young swimmers trying to improve their own times, encouraging them to pursue their dreams and above all to do their best. The recipient of the is the male swimmer with the most points, improving his time each week in the club’s time trials: Kian Henman. Leeton Trophy Center Award: is awarded to the swimmer who has achieved the most points, improving her time each week in the club’s time trials: Ruby Miller. Lynch Family Guard Gift Award: The Lynch family have been heavily involved in swimming over the years, with Tim and David both competing at a high level and their mother Julie helping out at club events . David is now a member of our committee. This award is given to a person who is grateful for their many hours of encouragement and help throughout the season. This season’s award goes to someone who has always been the first to get in on time and help set up or clean up at our events: Garry Thompson. Club Person of the Year: This is a new award given to the person who has made an outstanding contribution to the running of the club during the season. This person has deserved this for more than this season, probably since joining the committee. After serving as both president and secretary for one season, Mardi Henman stepped into the role of secretary and did an amazing job. She streamlined many processes and helped all committee members in their role while excelling in hers. She was instrumental in establishing the Dolphin timing system both within our club and in local schools. Lifetime Members: The committee chose to award Lifetime Membership to someone who was a member of the former Yanco Swimming Club when their children swam in the early 2000s, becoming a Technical Official. She continued to assist as a technical official after her children left swimming, regularly assisting in time trials and club and school carnivals: Loma Harrison. Our reporters work hard to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content: