Angela Zeng of the Kokanees competes in the butterfly in the Aqua Jets meet.

Kokanee girls golden in Kelowna

Seven gold medals and two bronze from Meredith Levorson helped the Vernon Kokanee Swim Club girls in Kelowna

Seven gold medals and two bronze from Meredith Levorson helped the Vernon Kokanee Swim Club take first place overall among the girl’s teams at the Kelowna Aqua Jets Fall Classic meet.

Leverson won the 100-metre individual medley, 50-freestyle, 400-free, 20-back stroke, 200-IM, 100-breaststroke and 200-free in the girls 15 and over division. She finished third in the 50-breast and 100-butterfly.

The Kokanee girls finished with 2,153.5 points, nearly 100 points ahead  of Penticton’s Kisu Swim Club.

Vernon finished second in the boy’s teams standings behind Kisu.

Ellie and Liam Williamson both had six top-three results to pad the Kokanee point totals.

Ellie won two gold, a silver and three bronze in the girls 10 and under division. Liam took home three silver and three bronze in the boys 11-12 age group.

Tate Priebe added five medals, including a pair of gold, in the boys 13-14 class.

Sara Johnstone won two events in the girls 10 and under division while Kiah Lee (girls 15 and over) had four silver medals.

Other Kokanee recording medal results were Zac Benn, Karli Bracken, Kelsey Fillion, Sydney Fillion, Alexanne Lepage, Liam McKinley, Ryan Murphy, Nicholas Phillips, Alexandra Shortt, Cameron Shortt, Samantha Shortt and Matthew Winn.

Eleven Kokanee competed in the Aqua Jets’ Fall Jamboree at the H20 Centre.

Nathan Campbell, Shelby Fraser, Kristen Hardy, Aniah Johnson, Breanna Jolly, Halle Phillips and Augustine Yan all had gold-medal swims. Kate Mallow added a silver-medal performance.

Other Jamboree participants included Evelyn Gow, Anna Jackson and Max Wright.

 

 

Just Posted

Brain Injury Awareness Month brings discussion to Vernon

The Vernon Brain Health Symposium takes place June 1

Kal Tire Team on a roll to conquer cancer

Riders from Vernon, Kelowna, Hope and Vancouver already raised nearly $50,000

Vernon hockey icon heads to B.C. hall

Ken Holland, GM of the Edmonton Oilers, inducted into B.C. Sports Hall of Fame Thursday

RCMP set to patrol Okanagan lakes

Vernon-North Okanagan members will be on area waters helping keep boaters safe

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: weekend rain

Environment Canada forecasts continuing bad weather for the start of the weekend

BREAKING: Court says B.C. can’t restrict oil shipments in key case for Trans Mountain

A five-judge Appeal Court panel agreed unanimously that B.C.’s proposed legislation was not constitutional

More than half of Canadians support ban on handguns, assault rifles: study

Divide between rural and urban respondents in latest Angus Reid Institute public opinion study

Last call for contestants in Teen Band Contest

Winners will play on stage at Penticton Peach Festival in August

Hope grows for Shuswap foodbanks thanks to modest volunteers

Secret garden donated 1,100 pounds of vegetables produced last year

Salmon Arm seeks to borrow $845,000 for Shuswap Regional Airport runway

Residents have until June 24 to voice opposition to bylaw

5-foot-long snake reported lost in Rutland

Buddy the snake is reported to be harmless and was reported missing May 22

Rockslide closes one southbound lane 2 km north of Summerland

DriveBC reported the slide just after 6:30 a.m.

Spring rain needed as B.C. sees one of the lowest snowpack levels in 40 years

Snowpack levels in B.C. recorded on May 15 were similar to those in 2015 and 2016

Lake Country Council passes motion to have more regulations on vaping

With vaping on the rise and its health risks uncertain, Gambell wants provisions in place

Most Read