For the Townsman/Bulletin
The Cranbrook Tritons Swim Team attended two swim meets in the past two weekends: April 26 – 27, 2014 at the Elk Valley Dolphins Swim Meet in Fernie, BC and May 3 – 4, 2014 at the Lethbridge Spring Invitational in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Seventeen swimmers from Cranbrook joined approximately 300 other swimmers at the Fernie Swim Meet.
Swimmers Jared Adams, Jordan Adams, Sarah Brown, Jennifer DePippo, Kaylen Devine, Alexa Hansen, Avery Hansen, Angelique Lalande, Shelby Lehmann, Rhys Marlatt, Chloe Mayes, Sydney McDonald, Matthew Meuleman, Gabe Miller, Ryan Penney, Lauryn Pitchko and Cam Wilson as a group achieved 71 per cent personal best swims and had a total of six first places, 12 second places, 10 third places, four fourth places, 10 fifth places and three sixth places.
Nine swimmers from Cranbrook joined approximately 400 swimmers at the Lethbridge Swim Meet. Swimmers Tyler Carter, Sydney Kenke, Shelby Lehmann, Rhys Marlatt, Chloe Mayes, Sydney McDonald, Matthew Meuleman, Ryan Penney and Cam Wilson as a group achieved 90 per cent personal best swims and had a total of 10 first places, three second places, three third places, four fourth places, five fifth places, six sixth places, three seventh places and seven eighth places.
After these two successful meets Maddi Hill, Sydney Kenke, Chloe Mayes, Matthew Meuleman, Ryan Penney, Jayden White and Cam Wilson have now qualified to attend the BC AA Provincial Championships in Victoria on the weekend of June 21 – 22, 2014.
Rhys Marlatt has qualified for the BC ‘AAA’ Championships also held in Victoria on the weekend of July 5 – 6, 2014 and is also qualified to attend the Canadian Age Group Nationals being held in Winnipeg on the weekend of July 26 – 27, 2014.