Jenae Fierbach

Lightning strikes at AquaJets meet

West Kelowna-based swim club members turn in strong showing at H2O

Twenty-two Liquid Lightning Swim Club members came away with 50 best times at the Kelowna AquaJets Spring Jamboree, while three of their swimmers qualified for regional meets.

Jayden Fierbach, Jenae Fierbach and Wesley Donnelly all swam their 200IM in under four minutes, which earns them entry into the regional events.

Jayden dropped 24 seconds in his 200IM, sister Jenae took off 11 seconds, while it was a first-time attempt for Wesley. All three swimmers also swam to 100 per cent best times.

Other swimmers who swam to 100 per cent best times were Mackenzie Henderson (13 seconds off her 50 free), Marshall Henderson, Abigail Nicholson, Jacob Piche (dropped 29 seconds in his 200IM), Jadeyn Wiebe, Liam Wheeler, Erik Wheeler (dropping 10 seconds in his 100IM), Kyla Johnson, Brayden Mandau and Kiana Johnson who took off 29 seconds in her 200IM and 16 seconds off her 50 fly.

Several swimmers were one swim off 100 per cent: Jackson Bartlett, Joel Fierbach, Charlie Inkster, Ellie Inkster (dropped 12 seconds in her 100IM and 17 seconds off her 50 fly), Quinlan Macaulay, Juliet Nicholson (dropped 10 seconds in her 100IM), Jordan Meyer (10 seconds off his 50 fly) Miranda Mandau (20 seconds off her 200IM) while Ben Henderson also had strong swims.

 

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