Rapids win races at Oak Bay event

White Rapids athletes posted fast times earlier this month at the Oak Bay Orcas Invitational meet in Victoria June 18-19.

The Nanaimo White Rapids are hosting their major meet of the summer this coming weekend (July 1-3), and their swimmers appear ready. For more on that meet, please pick up Thursday’s print issue of the News Bulletin.

White Rapids athletes posted fast times earlier this month at the Oak Bay Orcas Invitational meet in Victoria June 18-19.

Results include:

Div. 1 – Amanda Whipple, third, 100-metre individual medley, third, 50m backstroke, second, 50m breast; Tayden De Pol, second, 50m back, first, 50m breaststroke, first, 100m freestyle; Carter James, first, 25m breast.

Div. 2 – Ava Johnson, second, 100m IM, first, 50m free, third, 50m back, second, 100m free; Connor McIntyre, second, 100m IM, second, 50m back, second, 50m breast, second, 100m free; Devinn Moore, second, 25m breast; Keiann Nowicki, third, 50m breast.

Div. 4 – Breanna Kossey, first, 100m back, third, 200m IM, second, 50m free, first, 100m free; Drayden Goodman, first, 100m breast, second, 100m free.

Div. 5 – Chris Yates, first, 200m IM, third, 50m free, third, 100m fly, second, 50m fly, second, 100m back, first, 100m breast; Riley Prout-Holm, third, 200m IM, first, 50m free, second, 100m fly, third, 50m fly, third, 100m back, first, 100m free; Thomas Bourgeois, third, 100m free.

Div. 6 – Hayley Price, second, 200m IM, second, 50m free, third, 100m back, second, 100m breast; Owen Simpson, first, 200m IM, first, 50m free, first, 100m fly, first, 50m fly, first, 100m back, third, 100m breast; Catherine Carriere Der, first, 100m fly, third, 50m fly, second, 100m back, third, 100m free; Moira Brown, third, 100m fly, first, 100m back, first, 100m free.

Div. 7 – Vanessa Yates, second, 200m IM, first, 50m free, first, 100m back, first, 100m fly, first, 50m fly, first, 100m free; Karli Nieman, second, 50m fly; first, 100m breast, second, 100m free.

Div. 8 – Byron Trajan, first, 200m IM, third, 50m free, first, 100m fly, third, 50m fly, first, 100m breast, first, 100m free; Gareth Saunders, first, 50m free, second, 50m fly.

Cat. 2 – Kiah Loewen, third, 100m free.

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