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Day 1 - 2019 Duncan Spring Invitational

PCS had 40 swimmers take part in the Duncan meet today. The meet started off with the 200 IM, where Ethan Woo swam to within a second off of the Age Group Provincial standard, and Sara Ponce de Leon dropped 13 seconds off her entry time closing to within 1 second of her AGP standard as well. Elliott Pierce also dropped 33 seconds in the 200 IM having swam early morning practice prior to heading up to the meet. The next event at the meet was 100 FR where Kiera Obee had a nice swim and took 10 seconds off her time, and Kevin Zhang beat his entry time by 14 seconds. PCS continued strong in the 200 BR, with Ethan dropping 22 seconds, showing excellent effort after being at morning practice and heading home for two hours of music practice prior to the meet. Next up, Noah Hicks swam his first 100 FL in 1:36.

Avery Neal (11) from Gordon Head D1 group had a strong day for her first time swimming in a meet, with a great performance in 50 BK (51.9). She is going to move on to D2 group starting next week. Mila Chernenkoff (8) also had her first meet debut showing excellent discipline and swimming a nice 50 BK in 52.1.

During the 200 BK Rubin Lee took off 11 seconds, finishing in a time of 3:28. Our first day ended with the 400 FR, in her 5th race of the day, Katie Millard took off 16 seconds to go 6:09 while still recovering from a sprained knee. Sara also dropping 18 seconds even splitting a 6:24. Simon de Rosnay took of a whopping 51 seconds (negative splitting by 2 seconds) to go 5:36 for 400 FR.

Kieran Feenstra dropped 30 seconds off his 400 FR also negative splitting by 2 seconds. Alex Camaraire dropped 33 seconds off his 400 FR with time of 6:16. Isaac Liu also even split his 400 FR and dropped 30 seconds off his entry time finishing in 6:09.

Congratulations to all the swimmers who swam in the meet, especially first time meet swimmers (Avery Neal, Mila Chernenkoff, Kevin Yin, and Eduard Pepnel).

The meet continues through Sunday.

PCS is also hosting the Final FAST School meet of the school team season at SCP Sunday 10:00am-2:00pm.