Slater swims for silver

The Vernon Kokanee Swim Club’s Christina Slater pocketed a pair of medals at the B.C. AA Short Course Swim Championships in Chilliwack.

Slater achieved her AAA time standard with a silver-medal performance in the 200-metre breaststroke, and collected bronze in the 400-m IM. She also added fourth-place finishes in the 200-m IM and 100-m breaststroke, and a fifth in the 100-m backstroke.

Quaid Ondzik, 14, earned bronze in the 1,500-m freestyle, and was sixth in the 200-m breaststroke, seventh in the 200-m IM and eighth in both the 100-m backstroke and 200-m freestyle.

Kenyan Neumann, 14, finished eighth in the 200-m breaststroke, and Johanna Thayer rated eighth in the girls 200-m breaststroke.

Kaia Phillips, 13, recorded seventh place in the 200-m butterfly, while Hannah Mehain, 12, was seventh in the 200-m freestyle and had eighth-place results in the 100-m breaststroke, 400-m freestyle and 400-m IM.

In their first-ever championship meets, Jordyn Ross, Jade Freeman and Dara Wasylik swam in the Under 10 girls division of the Swim Stars competition. Ross achieved 100 per cent personal best times to finish fifth overall, earning sixth in the 100-m backstroke and eighth in both the 100-m freestyle and U11 200-m backstroke.

Freeman, who was sixth overall, took fourth in the 50-m fly and 100-m backstroke, and fifth in the 200-m IM. Wasylik rated fifth in the 100-m backstroke.

Coach Renate Terpstra was pleased with the Kokanee results.