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.



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