Lightning strikes in Kamloops

Local swim club wins medals and breaks records at 24th Annual MJB Classic

Kaitie Mcconechy reached a provincial AA qualifying standard at the 24th Annual MJB Classic in Kamloops.

Personal bests, club records and provinical AA qualifying times were set as 24 members of the Liquid Lightning Swim Club competed at the 24th Annual MJB Classic in Kamloops.

Kiana Johnson, attending her first regional meet took off 12 seconds in her 50 free, Nathaniel Hees dropped 12 seconds off his 400 free and 17 in his 400IM.

Pierson Piche swam to six gold medals in 100 back, 200 breast and free, 400 free and IM and 50 breast, and added three silver medals in the 200 fly, 50 fly and 50 free. He set new club records on the 100 back and 400 free, and swam to best times in his 200 fly, 400 free and 400IM.

Ava Toyata who dropped 10 seconds in her 200 free and swam to a new club record in her 50 fly.

Kaitie Mcconechy was one swim shy of 100 per cent times and is a new AA provincial qualifier.

Madison Seeley swam to two new AA times in 100 breast and 200 free also qualifying her for AA provincials being held in February in Chilliwack.

Emma Mackenzie swam to one shy of 100 per cent best times.

Big time drops came from Marc Toyata in his 400 free, while also setting new club records in the 50 and 400 free and 100 back.

Liam Collie swam to a bronze medal in the 200 fly dropped 38 seconds in his 400 free and swam to new club records in the 50 and 200 fly.

Victoria Koehle dropped 14 seconds in her 400 free, Jacob Piche took off 36 seconds in his 200 free, Samantha Pringle shaved off 29 seconds in her 800 free while Alex Strobel dropped 23 seconds in her 800 free.

Other strong swims came from Maxime Cousnard who set two new club records in 50 breast and 200 free, and Dylan DaSilva who set new club records in 200 back and 400IM.

Cameron Mcconechy, Gabrielle Hanvold, Quin Toyata, Christina Wright, Madison Wudrich, Georgia Pengilly, Jacklyn Pengilly, Kaleigh Reese and Ashlinn Salverda also turned in strong swims.


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