Triton Swim Club triumphs at two different meets

Cranbrook gets representation at BC provincials and an event in Red Deer.

Two Cranbrook Triton Swim Club Members competed this past weekend at the BC AA provincial championships in Surrey. The two girls joined forces with a lone member of the Elk Valley Dolphin Club to achieve personal best times, great memories, lots of experience and podium rights as they both brought home medals to the Kootenays.

Chloe Mayes competed against 11 year olds from across the province to earn a silver medal in her 200 meter freestyle with a time of 2:35.04. Chloe also competed in the 400 freestyle and placed 6th with a time of 5:37:05.

Jayden White earned a bronze medal in her 50 meter freestyle with a time of 30.7 seconds and received gold in her 100 meter freestyle performance with a time of 1:06.63 when swimming against the top 12 year olds in BC.

Jacob Stratton earned bronze in his 50 meter freestyle with a time of 30.34 and placed 8th in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:37.75. They were able to do 5 events each at the meet and they had personal best times in every event they competed.

Six Cranbrook Triton swimmers, Madison Adams, Tyler Carter, Shelby Lehmann, Rhys Marlatt, Sydney McDonald and Helen Soos also competed this past weekend at the Red Deer Catalina Valentine Invitational.

Tyler Carter placed third in 50 Breast stroke and placed in the top six in 5 other events. Rhys Marlatt received first in 200 Backstroke, 50 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley. He placed second in 200 Butterfly and third in 400 Freestyle. The remaining swimmers did not place in the top six, but achieved personal best times in the events they swam.