Triton Swim Club cleans up at Calgary meet

Local swimmers face down tough competition in Alberta, two qualify for provincial championships.

The Cranbrook Triton Swim Club swam remarkably last week at the Calgary Sea Lions Winter Cup Invitational as 12 local athletes competed in the water.

The top six places gained points for the club, while most of the swimmers came out with personal best times against a field of 300 competitors.

Representing the Tritons were: Madison Adams, Sarah Brown, Noah Buch, Tyler Carter, Grayson Ingram, Shelby Lehmann, Rys Marlatt, Chloe Mayes, Sydney McDonald, Matthew Meuleman, Tyler Thorn and Jayden White. Dave Chisholm and Angela Johnson coached all the athletes.

Rhys Marlatt qualified for Provincial ‘AAA’ Champs in the 50 Freestyle with a time of 30.03 seconds.

Chloe Mayes qualified for Provincial ‘AA’ Champs in the 200 Breaststroke with a time of 3:27.64.

The top six finishes were:

1. Tyler Carter:

6th—50 Breaststroke

6th—100 Individual Medley

2. Rhys Marlatt:

1st —100 Backstroke;

2nd—50 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly

3rd—200 Individual Medley

4th—50 Breaststroke, 200 Backstroke

3. Chloe Mayes:

1st—200 Breaststroke

2nd—100 Breaststroke

5th—100 Individual Medley

4. Matthew Meuleman:

4th—100 Individual Medley

4th—50 Butterfly

5. Tyler Thorn:

1st—50, 200 Breaststroke

2nd—100 Breaststroke

3rd—Butterfly

4th—100 Freestyle

6. Jayden White:

1st—50, 100 Freestyle

3rd—50 Butterfly, 100 Backstroke

4th—50 Backstroke