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Home Sports Inconnu Swim Club sends 11 athletes to Kamloops for provincial championships

Inconnu Swim Club sends 11 athletes to Kamloops for provincial championships

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Alexandria Hedges made it past the preliminary heats in the 50 metre butterfly and finished sixth in the finals. She also took part in the 50 metre freestyle and finished fifth in the race in the girls 12-13 age group.

Qualifying for the event for the first time was Griffin Ternier-Smith. He improved his times in the 50 and 200 metre  freestyle races. He was eighth in the 50 metre race and fifth in the 200 metre race in the boys 11 and under grouping.

Chelsea Kerr was also making her first trip to provincials. She finished 15th in the 200 metre breaststroke.

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Tate Haugan shaved a full 28 seconds off of his time in the 1,500 metre freestyle and finished in eighth and took away another eight seconds on his time in the 200 metre backstroke and finished in 10th place.

Also improving their times was Kellee Lekavy with five seconds off of her 200 metre individual medley time which set a club record and finished 19th. Lekavy also finished tenth in the 100 metre backstroke and fifth in the 50 metre freestyle.

Brittany Welsh was first in the 400 metre freestyle and shaved eight seconds off of her best time in the event. She also had strong performances in the 100 and 200 metre backstroke and will be on the roster of the Swim B.C. 201 Westerns in Saskatoon in April.

Emma Murdock improved her best time in the 100 metre freestyle by two seconds and finished in eighth place in the race. She also just missed out on the podium with a fourth place finish in the 100 metre backstroke. 

Club records were achieved by Skyeler Kerr in the 50 metre, 100 metre, and 200 metre freestyle and finished first, fourth, and third in those races respectively. Kerr also finished in third in the 100 metre butterfly.

Five club records were set by Ben Blackmon in the 15 and over age group with his efforts in the 50 metre, 100 metre, and 200 metre breaststroke in the boys 15 and over age group. Blackmon finished first in all three races. 

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