High School Swim Team Competes in Etobicoke

DSC_0086Congratulations to the Mentor High School Swim Team for a great day at the Etobicoke Olympium on February 17th. We placed 4th overall for both senior boys and junior girls: way to go Mentor! Josh Shieh (2 first place finishes) and Robbie Esplen (a second place finish) have qualified for OFSAA, and the other athletes with memorable top 5 finishes include:

Karissa Shieh – 5th – 100m freestyle
Justin Pascual – 5th – 50m freestyle
Alisa Gamayunova – 5th – 100m IM
Girls’ relay team: Karissa Shieh, Ivy Li, Tiffany Wu and Alisa Gamayunova – 2nd – 4x50m freestyle. – The girls’ relay team was a close match for first, and their coaches are very proud of their spirit and motivation in vying for the first place finish: super!

Special mentions go out to Nathan Magbitang for improving upon his 50m freestyle time by almost two seconds, and Maja Waszkiewicz for improving upon her 50m backstroke time by over 4 seconds.