Tritons make big strides at SnowFest

The Cranbrook Tritons Swim Club saw seven swimmers participate in the Kelowna Snowfest meet

The Cranbrook Tritons Swim Club came up big at the 2019 Kelowna Aquajets SnowFest swim meet.

The team had seven swimmers compete in the event from Jan. 18-20 as they represented Cranbrook.

Sydney Archibald placed third in 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke. She placed fourth in 200 freestyle, fifth in 50 backstroke and 8th in 200 individual medley.

The Tritons club also had outstanding performances from Maddi Hill who placed second in 50 breaststroke, third in 200 backstroke, fourth in 50 backstroke, fifth in 100 backstroke and 100 breaststroke, sixth in 200 individual medley and eighth in 50 fly.

Sydney Kenke placed first in the 50 breaststroke event, second in 100 breaststroke and 100 fly, third in 100 freestyle, fourth in 200 breaststroke, fifth in 50 fly and sixth in 200 freestyle.

Angelique Lalande placed eighth in 100 freestyle.

As well, the Tritons had performances by Shelby Lehmann, Carl Zandbergen and Sonya Zandbergern who narrowly missed the finals, but had their best times.

There were more than 350 swimmers attending the meet from all around British Columbia and the top eight placings gained points for their club.

From the event Archibald, Hill and Kenke qualified for Swim BC Provincials.

The Tritons are getting ready for their next swim meet at the Regional ‘A’ Championships in Salmon Arm from March 1-3.

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