For the Townsman
The Cranbrook Triton Swim Team had a superb competition January 22-24, at the Kelowna Aquajets Snowfest Swim Meet. Ten swimmers attended this meet posting many personal best times with the top eight finishers collecting points for the club. The Tritons placed 7th as a team with 573 points.
Individuals from the Tritons attending this meet were: Swimmers – Sarah Brown, Madeline Hill, Elle Kenke, Sydney Kenke, Shelby Lehmann, Rhys Marlatt, Chloe Mayes, Matthew Meuleman, Jayden White and Cam Wilson. Coach – Dave Chisholm
The top 8 finishes by swimmers attending this Kelowna Meet were:
• Sarah placed 6th in the 200 Freestyle Relay and 7th in the 200 Medley Relay.
• Madeline placed 2nd in 200 Backstroke; 3rd in 50 Backstroke; 5th in 200 Individual Medley; 7th in 100 Backstroke; 8th in the 50 Freestyle and 100 Butterfly as well as 6th in the 200 Freestyle Relay and 7th in the 200 Medley Relay. Maddi qualifies for BC AA Provincial Champs.
• Ella placed 5th in 100 Breaststroke; 7th in 50 Breaststroke; and 7th in the 200 Freestyle Relay.
• Sydney placed 2nd in the 100 Breaststroke; and 6th in 400 Freestyle, 200 Individual Medley, 50 Breaststroke and 200 Breaststroke as well as 7th in the 200 Freestyle Relay and the 200 Medley Relay. Sydney qualifies for BC AAA Provincial Champs.
• Shelby Lehmann placed 7th in 400 Freestyle as well as 7th in the 200 Freestyle Relay.
• Rhys placed 1st in all his swims of 50 and 100 Freestyle; 50, 100 and 200 Backstroke; 50 and 100 Butterfly. Rhys qualifies for BC AAA Provincial Champs.
• Chloe placed 6th and 7th in 200 Freestyle Relays.
• Matthew Meuleman placed 2nd in 200 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley; 3rd in 400 Freestyle, 4th in 100 Freestyle; 5th in 50 Breaststroke and 100 Butterfly; 6th in 50 Freestyle and 7th in 50 Butterfly. Matthew qualifies for BC AAA Provincial Champs.
• Jayden White placed 6th in the 200 Freestyle Relay and 7th in the 200 Medley Relay.
• Cam Wilson placed 4th in 50 Butterfly; 6th in 200 Breaststroke; and 8th in the 200 Freestyle. Cam qualifies for BC AA Provincial Champs.
BC AA Provincial Championships are in Penticton, February 12 – 14, and BC AAA Provincial Championships are in Victoria, March 4 – 6.