BC Age Group Provincial Champs Recap

Kent Aitchison

BC Age Group Provincial Championships
Vancouver BC
Feb 21-23, 2020

The Kamloops Classic Swim Team qualified 8 swimmers and sent 6 to compete at the Swim BC Age Group Provincial Championships in Vancouver February 21st – 23rd.  The team finished 19th Overall in scoring out of the 38 BC Teams competing.

KCS swimmers raised their game for the provincial setting and combined to go 34/42 best times – 81% !

Shale Maurice placed on the podium in 3 events for the 10 Under Girls: Gold in the 50m Freestyle, Silver in the 100m Freestyle and Silver in the 200m Freestyle. Shale broke KCS club records in those events – notably shattering the 200m Freestyle by nearly 10 seconds.

Ryder Litke (12) was also a heavy hitter with 4 Top-10 finishes.

Other top individual placings included:

  • Claire Bagabuyo (12) – 27th in the 50m Freestyle
  • Gwenna Faupel (10) – 18th in the 50m Freestyle
  • Max Prelypchan (13) – 27th in the 100m Backstroke
  • Finn Vukusic (12) 26th in the 100m Backstroke

The KCS team competed in two relays – both relays they posted the fastest time for a team outside of Victoria/Lower Mainland.

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