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KDSS swim team storms the podium again at district champs

February 8, 2023

Tuesday, the KDSS Knights swim team travelled to the University of Guelph pool for the District Championships.

Opening the event, was the Senior Girls Medley relay team of Brenna Hegmans, Natalie Newton, Lily Egberts and Madelyne Zettle. The girls did not disappoint and the relay team will represent KDSS at CWOSSA.

Individual Events - (*) denotes CWOSSA qualifying time
  • Junior Girls 50 m Free - Madelyne Zettle*- 2nd 
  • Junior Boys 50 m Free, Alex White* - 1st; Khalid Abu Yahia* - 4th
  • Senior Girls 50 m Free - Lily Egberts* - 4th
  • Senior Boys 50 m Free -Aaron Urie* - 3rd; Chris McLarty* - 4th; Chase Anderson - 5th
  • Senior Girls IM - Natalie Newton* - 2nd
  • Senior Girls Fly - Lily Egberts* - 2nd
  • Senior Boys Fly - Aaron Urie*- 1st
  • Junior Girls 100 m Freestyle - Brenna Hegmans – 3rd; Jennifer McLarty – 5th; Riley McKechnie - 6th
  • Junior Boys 100 m Free - Khalid Abu Yahia - 3rd
  • Senior Boys 100 m Free - Aaron Urie* - 1st; Chase Anderson – 2nd; Chris McLarty - 3rd
  • Junior Girls 50 m Back - Brenna Hegmans*- 2nd; Madelyn Zettle* - 3rd
  • Junior Boys 50 m Back - Alex White* - 1st; Khalid Abu Yahia - 5th
  • Senior Girls 50 m Back - Lily Egberts* - 1st; Natalie Newton - 4th
  • Senior Boys 50 m Back - Chase Anderson - 3rd
  • Junior Girls 50 m Breaststroke - Brenna Hegmans*- 5th
  • Senior Girls 100 m Breastroke - Natalie Newton* - 4th

The meet was wrapped up with a repeat gold medal performance from the Senior Boys relay team of Aaron Urie, Chase Anderson, Alex White and Chris McLarty. They did it again and it’s off to CWOSSA they go.

Best of luck to both relay teams and to all the swimmers who advance to CWOSSA next week in their individual events. We are proud of you! Go Knights, Go!!

The KDSS swim team includes, in back, coach Michelle McIver (left), Jennifer McLarty, Madelyne Zettle, Brenna Hegmans, Lily Egberts, Riley McKechnie, Alex White, Chase Anderson, Khalid Abu Yahia, Chris McLarty; and in front, Natalie Newton (left) and Aaron Urie; photo courtesy of Michelle McIver

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