The Williams Lake Blue Fins put together two 10-and-under relay teams place second and third in both the medley and free relays.

The Williams Lake Blue Fins put together two 10-and-under relay teams place second and third in both the medley and free relays.

Blue Fins start long course season

The Williams Lake Blue Fins are back in the water.

The Williams Lake Blue Fins are back in the water.

The swim club brought 22 swimmers to Prince George during the weekend for the team’s first long course meet of the year.

Isabelle Groundwater and Aubrey Silver made their debuts at their first meet and Blue Fins head coach Chad Webb said they did a great job racing.

Groundwater and Silver were part of two 10-and-under relay teams that placed second and third in both the medley and free relays.

Other members of the teams were Ashton Petruk, Makena Petruk, Morgan Langford, Rowan Smith, Gabrielle Knox and Maya Nowotny.

Cristelle Panida, meanwhile, posted strong results qualifying for the long course ‘AA’ provincials in two events in both the 50-metre freestyle and the 50-metre backstroke.

Taylor Fitzgerald was dominant in her age group collecting the top point total with seven first-place finishes and one second-place finish.

Webb said notable big improvements came from Knox, Peyton Bailey, Quentin Silver, Ashton, Langford, Abby Webb, Rowan Smith, Nowotny and Isabelle Knox.

Smith, additionally, set her second club record of the year in the 50-metre butterfly.