The Kelowna-West Kelowna Integrated Club won 10 medals at the AA provincial swimming championships.-Image Credit: Contributed

KWIC swimmers quick in Chilliwack

Members the Kelowna-West Kelowna Intergrated Club (KWIC) swam to 10 medals and more than 150 best times at the B.C. AA provincial swimming championships in Chilliwack.

A look at the medals for KWIC:

• Georgia Pengilly swam to a silver in both 200 free and back, and a bronze in the 200IM.

• Ava Toyata swam to one shy of 100 per cent best times, and dropped 10 seconds in her 200 free to win the gold medal.

•Ella Rolleston shaved off 13 seconds in her 400IM earning a gold finish.

• The boys 12-and-under relay team of Noah Semashkewich, Keaton Russell, Kaden Madge and Ethan Gray won gold.

• The girls 14-and-under (Megan Allan, Kaitie Mcconechy, Ella Rolleston and Brooklyn Semashkewich) and the girls open relay (Georgia Pengilly, Christina Wright, Makenna Haight and Megan Elkin) each took home bronze medals.

• Brandon Mullin took home bronze in the 400IM.

• Andrea Kraetzer swam to 100 best times, won bronze in the 50 free and was a new AAA provincial qualifier.

Swimmers with best times included Cameron McInnes who qualified for the AAA provincials in Victoria, March 2 to 5.

Clara Dickieson, Kaleigh Reese, Athina Merckx and Dray Rolleston also swam 100 per cent best times.

Swimming to one shy of 100 per cent best were Megan Allan, Oliver Dickieson, Sara Gray, Sarah Courtenay, Keaton Russell, RJ Stone, Olivia Courtenay, Taylor Desrosier, Nathaniel Hees and Madison Wudrich.

Other strong swims came from Brooklyn Semashkewich, Alexandra Strobel, Madison Comeau, Quin Toyata, Breanna James, Evan Kohnke and Madison Seeley.

Upcoming meets for KWIC are the AAA Provincials and Senior Open Long Course.

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