PROVINCIALS TIER !
June 24, 2018
Morgan Langford - started the Tier 1 Provincials with a club record in the 400 IM bettering her teammate Taylor Fitzgerald’s record from last year.
In the evening she took off over 3 seconds for a 6th place finish in the province in her 100 meter backstroke. She wasn’t finished there as battled her way to a bronze medal in the 200 back and breaking yet another club record by over 2 seconds.
Jadyn Johnston tried to better his 6 Silver medals from March Provincials as he grabbed his first Silver in the 400 IM. Later that day won the 100 back Stroke with a club record by over 3 seconds and his first Provincial gold medal. He didn’t stop there as he clinched another gold in the 100 butterfly with a commanding win by over a body length and a 2.5 second improvement. Jadyn continues his medal haul and Best times in all his swims as he placed second in the 400 free, 200 back, and 200 fly while placing third in the 100 free, and 200 IM.
Peyton Bailey (11) had impressive results as she shattered he Best times in all of her events. Competing against girls that were over a year older than her, Peyton held her own as she only let 4 others the same age ahead of her in the 100 butterfly, placing 29th in the Province for 11 and 12 year olds.
Gabby Knox had a very sold meet getting 100 % best times in all her swims and placing 11th in the 200 IM, 14th in the 100 and 200 breast,
Rowan Smith made a good showing with some solid swims placing 11th in the 200 breast, and moving up the rankings in half of her events.
Jayden now continues on to swim in the older Provincials (Tier 2) with teammate Taylor Fitzgerald and the 2 will represent the club in Victoria in 2 weeks.
Abby Webb, Cristelle Panida, Morgan Langford and Gabbrielle Knox all will stay in the water for 4 more weeks as the will represent the region in the BC Summer games in Cowichan Valley.