Swimmers receive state awards
Four Canby swimmers and two Canby coaches were recently honored at the Oregon Swimming Top 5 Awards.
Held Sunday, Nov. 17 at the LaSells Stewart Center in Corvallis, the Top 5 Awards are for swimmers that have at least one of the fastest five swims of the year for their age group.
Kali Mull, age 14, Avery Keinonen, 14, Quincy Taliaferro, 10, and Sam Goktas, 9, all of the Canby Gators Swim Club, were all among this elite swimming group.
The Canby Swim Club was also honored for finishing third among the medium swim clubs during the short course season and second during the long course season. Nathan Templeman was one of three coaches nominated for the Excellence In Coaching Award.
Now retired coach David Biskar was also honored with a plaque for 20 years of coaching for Canby Swim Club.
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