Local swimmers grab four medals at B.C short course championships

Four swimmers from the Liquid Lightning Swim Club brought home a total of 12 medals as they competed in the AA provincial short course championships held in Chilliwack Feb. 11 to 13.

  • Fri Feb 18th, 2011 5:00am
  • Sports

Scott Andreen qualified for the upcoming AAA provincial short course championships in the 200-metre butterfly at the AA Championships held last weekend in Chilliwack.

Four swimmers from the Liquid Lightning Swim Club brought home a total of 12 medals as they competed in the AA provincial short course championships held in Chilliwack Feb. 11 to 13.

Scott Andreen, 14, went 13 for 14 in best times and won four medals.

Andreen struck silver and qualified for the AAA provincial championships in Victoria March 3 to 6 with a 2:24.31 in the 200 metre butterfly.

Andreen won gold in the 100 m. fly and the 200 m. free and silver in the 200 m. backstroke.

Christopher Basisty, 11, also qualified for AAAs in Victoria by winning the 100 m. backstroke with a 1:23.40. Basisty took bronze in the 400 m freestyle

Chantelle Douglas, 11, won a bronze medal in the 200 m. individual medley.

Douglas swam 12 best times including taking over 18 seconds off her 200 m. backstroke.

Jessica Forbes, 12, swam to 12 personal best times and five medals.

She won the 100 m. free and 50 m. freestyle with a 12-year old AAA time standard.

Forbes also swam to silver in the 100 metre butterfly and bronze in the 100 m. back and 200 m. free.