Inconnu members back from a successful weekend in Prince George

Inconnu Swim Team 2017/18. Photo submitted by Josalyn Fraser.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Inconnu Swim Club returned home from their second meet of the season over the weekend in Prince George.

Participants ranging in ages nine to sixteen competed in eight events each, with three of them winning aggregates. Eric Louie won the gold aggregate in the fifteen and over bracket. Griffen Ternier-Smith took home the silver aggregate in the thirteen and fourteen category. Owen Lang won the eleven to twelve category, picking up the gold aggregate. Lang finished first in all the events he swam in except for one, where he came in second place.

Head coach Steve Carson said, “We started out really well on Friday as we had 100 percent of the best times. As the weekend progressed the kids starting to show some fatigue as a lot of them had to compete in back to back races. I was very proud of the team as they continue to get stronger each week in the pool.”

There were also two club records shattered on the weekend, Alexandria Hedges finished the 200 metre Women’s Freestyle with a time of 2:08:31. The team of Griffen Ternier-Smith, Tytan Carson, Cameron Louie and Cole Cook set the new record in the 200-meter Men’s Freestyle Relay with a time of 2:09:13.

Carson added, “The setup of the event really favoured our older, experienced swimmers. In some cases, there was five to ten minutes of rest time before the kids had to get back into the pool.”

The club’s next meet is December 1st to 3rd in the Energetic City.