Centurions swim team enjoys success at junior meet

Published on January 9, 2017

The Truro Centurions relay team of, Amiela McLeod, left, Amy Barnhill, Olivia Langley and Julianne Dowe finished first in the 200IM relay at a swim meet in Wolfville over the weekend.


TRURO, N.S. – It was a successful weekend in the pool for Truro Centurions age group swimmers at the Acadia Junior Swim Meet in Wolfville.

From now until the rest of the swim season, the age group meets are divided by swimmer age and/or qualifying times.

In the 12-and-under girls category, Julianne Dowe finished first in the 50m back, 200m IM, and 50m breast. Dowe was also third in the 200M free and fourth in the 50m fly. Karina Warren was second in the 1,500m free.

In the girls 13-and-14 category, Olivia Langley was first in the 400m IM and the 100M free. She was also fourth in the 200m IM, fifth in the 200m free and seventh in the 100m breast. 

Amiela McLeod finished first in the 100M back, second in the 100m and 800m free, and fourth in the 400m free. 

Amy Barnhill was first in the 50M fly, second in the 200m fly and 200m free, while Taylor Sylvester finished sixth in the 200m back.

The Centurions also had success in the girls 14-and -under relays. 

The team of McLeod, Dowe, Langley and Sylvester finished first in the 400m freestyle relay.

The Centurions had two teams place in the 14-and-under girls 200m IM relay. The team of Barnhill, Dowe, Langley and McLeod finished first, while the Centurions’ second entry consisting of Julia Hutt-Semple, Sylvester, Emma Cook and Warren finished fourth.

From left, the Truro Centurions team of Julia Hutt-Semple, Karina Warren, Emma Cook and Taylor Sylvester was fourth in the 200IM relay at the Acadia Junior Swim Meet.