Spartans dive in Delta

Chilliwack’s Spartan Swim Club sent 11 athletes to the Lower Mainland Regional (LMR) Championships in Delta last weekend.  The meet brought together more than  200 swimmers from the LMR region.

In the 13-year-old boys division, Carson Loeppky finished first the 100m and 200m flies and 50m freestyle, adding fourth place finishes in the 100 and 200m freestyles.

In the 11-and-under boys division, Wyatt Hine earned third in the 100m breaststroke.

The Spartans had two athletes in the 14-and-over boys division. Tommy DeGroot placed second in the 200m breaststroke and third in both the 50 and 100m freestyles. Lucas Simpson finished third in the 1500m freestyle, fourth in the 400m freestyle and fifth in the 200m freestyle and backstroke.

On the girls side, Jordyn Hryciw (11-and-under) finished fourth in the 200m breaststroke with Nadia Strelioff splashing her way to first in the 200m backstroke, sixth in the 100m backstroke and seventh in the 50m freestyle.

In the 13-year-old division, Nina Deacon splashed to third in both the 200m freestyle and backstroke adding  fourths in the 50m freestyle and 100m backstroke and a sixth in the 100m freestyle. In the same division, Sydney Torok placed first in the 200m backstroke, second in the 200m individual medley and sixth in the 200m breaststroke.

Three Spartans swam in the 14-and-over division.

Erica Sang was second in the 200m fly, third in the 400m individual medley and 800m freestyle and fourth in the 100 and 200m freestyles and 100m fly.

Kierra Enns had a strong meet, finishing second in the 100m breaststroke and fourth in the 200m breaststroke. Kila Hine produced double firsts in the 100 and 200m flies, adding a fourth in the 400m individual medley.

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