Swimmers prepare for provincial competition

A small competitive group of Penticton Pikes’ swimmers headed to the Fraser Valley for a swim meet, in preparation for their regional meet.

A small competitive group of Penticton Pikes’ swimmers headed to the Fraser Valley for a swim meet this past weekend, in preparation for their regional meet.

The swimmers had some outstanding results at the Kristy Hatt Invitational Swim meet in Agassiz.

Head coach Elliot Clarke said it is important for the swimmers to compete out of their zone as they see swimmers they may meet at provincials.

Two new competitors, James Krause and Amelia Stewart had best times in some of their races, pushing themselves to the next level.

Leif Forge first 100 Breaststroke, third 50 Butterfly, third 100 Freestyle, fifth 50 freestyle.

Hayden Krause third 100 freestyle, third 50 Freestyle, third 100 IM, sixth backstroke.

Ann Turgeon fourth 50 butterfly.

Ashley McMillan first 50 Freestyle, first 50 Backstroke, first 100 Freestyle, first 100 IM.

Ryan McMillan sixth 50 freestyle, eighth 100 freestyle

Shannon Clarke second 100 breaststroke, second 100 backstroke, fourth 100 butterfly, sixth 50 Freestyle.

The boys’ relay team of James Krause, Hayden Krause, Forge and McMillan placed second in both the freestyle and the medley relay.

The girls’ relay team of Shannon Clarke, Turgeon, Ashley McMillan and Stewart, placed second in the freestyle relay.

The swimmers are now gearing up for the regional swim meet at the Penticton Aquatic Centre Aug. 3 and 4.

 

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