by Pam Moore
Eleven swimmers from Sylvan Lake Nauticals swim team participated in the 15th annual Silver Cup swim meet in Edmonton May 25 to 26. They ranged in age from nine to 14.
Eden Price (9) had a great meet getting five personal best times and a ‘B’ time in 200m backstroke and 200m individual medley race.
Zoe DeJonge (9) also got five personal best times and three ‘B’ times: one in 100m butterfly and the other two in 200m breaststroke and individual medley. Both these girls will be participating in provincial trials in June.
Blake Carson (9) swam in his first ever long courses meet (50m pool) in two events and did a great job.
Emily Girard (10) had a fabulous meet earning six personal best times and getting ‘B’ times in 200m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 50m butterfly. Emily will also be joining the team at provincial trials.
Justice Fancy (11) and Jordan Smith (12) had a super time at their first long course meet.
Casey Joseph (13) did well in her first long course meet of the season.
Michael Carson (12) earned himself seven personal best times and a ‘B’ time in 200m individual medley and 100m butterfly placing sixth.
Elizabeth Moore (12) swam in seven events and earned five personal best times breaking three more club records in 100m and 200m backstroke and 100m breast stroke. She also received a 12-year-old ‘A’ time in 50m freestyle and a 13-year-old ‘A’ in 200m backstroke. Elizabeth swam away with two firsts, two seconds and third.
Ann Duffy (14) had a great meet getting personal best times in all seven of her races. She did really well in backstroke races, placed fifth in 200m backstroke and seventh in 50m backstroke.
Amber Carson (14) had a good showing achieving seven personal best times — five of which broke club records. She also got two senior ‘A’ times in 100m and 200m butterfly. Amber took the butterfly events getting two firsts and a second and then finished third in 200m individual medley.