Members of the Liquid Lightning who took part in the B.C. short-course 2A provincial championships last weekend were

Lightning strikes at meet in Penticton

West Kelowna-based swim club led at provincial AA championships by Nathaniel Hees

  • Sat Feb 20th, 2016 10:00am
  • Sports

Eight members of the Liquid Lightning Swim Club combined for 30 best times at the Swim BC Short Course AA Provincial Championships last weekend in Penticton.

Of the eight, four Lightning were attending their first AA provincial meet—Madison Wudrich, Nathaniel Hees, Cameron Mcconcechy and Kaitie Mcconechy.

There were 435 swimmers in attendance from across B.C.

Nathaniel Hees swam to 100 per cent best times and is a new qualifier for AAA provincials.

He won silver in the 200fly, bronze in 200 back and 400IM, was 5th in 400 free, 6th in 200IM and 7th in 100 fly.

Madison Wudrich swam to 100 per cent best times in making finals in the 50 and 100 fly, finishing 14th and 10th respectively

Cameron Mcconechy made finals in the 100 back finishing 16th, and in the 200 back finishing 12th.

Christy Wright finished 12th in 100 breast and 16th in 200IM.

Alex Strobel made finals in 100 and 200 fly finishing 15th and 13th