The Liquid Lightning's provincial AA swimmers: (left to right) Georgia Pengilly

Liquid Lightning fast in Kamloops

Best times and records fall at provincial AA swimming championships

Four members of the Liquid Lightning Swim Club posted nine best times and set two records last weekend at the B.C. AA championships in Kamloops.

Georgia Pengilly swam to six best times won bronze in the 200IM and the 100 breast.

Ava Toyata, the youngest member and newest AA provincial qualifier, swam to four best times and a bronze medal in the 10&U 200IM. She also qualified for the AAA provincials which are being held in Victoria this weekend.

Older brother Marc Toyata also qualified for AAA provincials, swam to three best times a gold in the 50 free and a bronze in the 100 free.

The siblings also swam to a new club record each in the 50 free. Ava broke the old time that has been in place since 2007.

Christina Wright swam to six best times, also became a new AAA provincial qualifier, won gold in the 200IM and silver in the 200 free.

At the summer jamboree, 22 LLSC swimmers participated at H2O.

Kaleigh Reese swam her 200IM in 3:52.82 qualifying her to swim in the regional meets in the fall.

It was First ever meet for Kiana Johnson, Kyla Johnson, Quinlan Macaulay and Christopher Macleod.

Connor Diemert swam to 100 per cent best times, took off 33 seconds in his 200 free and 10 seconds off his 100 breast.

Others who swam to 100 per cent best times were Mackenzie Henderson, Miranda Mandau, who took 11 seconds off her 50 back, while Jordan Meyer dropped 21 seconds in his 50 back and 15 seconds in his 50 breast.

Livia Utigard took 14 seconds off her 200IM, Erik Wheeler dropped 10 seconds off his 50 breast, and Callum Inkster took off 13 seconds in his 100 back and a whopping 58 seconds in his 200IM.

Jayden Fierbach swam to a 12-second drop in his 200IM while sister Jenae Fierbach  took 13 seconds off, and younger brother Joel Fierbach swam to 100 per cent best times and dropped 13 seconds in his 50 back and 10 seconds in his 25 fly.

Maura Guidi, Abigail Nicholson, sister Juliet Nicholson and Lincoln Wagner all had a great meet each swimming to three best times.  Other great swims were had by Ben Henderson, Jacob Piche and Liam Wheeler.



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