37 KCS Swimmers Head North to Williams Lake

Kent Aitchison
Mar 6, 2019

Williams Lake Invitational Swim Meet

March 2 -3, 2019

The Kamloops Classic Swim Team (KCS) won the Williams Lake Invitational Swim Meet, March 2 & 3, 2019. The Classic’s sent 37 swimmers to the meet while having a total of 91 top 3 finishes (23 Firsts, 34 Seconds and 34 Thirds) KCS had 5 swimmers win aggregate medals for total points in their age categories. They were; Sarah Tulloch (Gold 11-12 Girls) , Taylor Pearson (Silver 11-12 Girls), Katie Franks (Bronze 11-12 Girls) & Caillen Gillespie (Gold 11-12 Boys)

The following swimmers ran the table and achieved 100% Best Times in their individual swims:

  • Gus Hill (5/5)
  • Bailin Li (6/6)
  • Max Prelypchan (6/6)
  • Peter Tulk (6/6)
  • Sunelle Brink (7/7)
  • Aria Chase (7/7)
  • Alana Murray (6/6)
  • Taylor Pearson (7/7)

Outstanding performances from the Classic’s came from: Sarah Tulloch in the 11 – 12 year old girls won gold in 6 events; 50m FR, 200m BK, 100m FL, 100m IM & 200m IM. Caillen Gillespie in the 11 – 12 year old boys won gold in 4 events; 50m FR, 50m BR, 100m FL & 200m IM. The following swimmers had individual event 1st Place Finishes: Parker Cameron (13) (400m FR, 200m FL), Manuel Centeno (14) (200m FR), Shaelyn  Christie (13) (100m BR), Julian Cinel (9) (200m FR, 100m BR, 100m FL), Gwenna Faupel (9) (50m FL), Katie Franks (12) (200m BR), Caillen Gillespie (12) (50m FR, 50m BR, 100m FL, 200m IM), Tomas Heer (10) (400 FR, 50 FR, 50 BR), Bailin Li (14) (50m BK, 200m BK, 200m BR), Haolin Li (10) (100m FR), Shale Maurice (10) (50m FR, 100m FR), Taylor Pearson  (12) (200m FR, 50m BR), Sarah Tulloch (12) (50m FR, 200m BK, 100m FL, 100m IM, 200m IM).

Shale Maurice (10) achieved her first Age Group Provincial Time Standard in the 50m Freestyle.

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