VPSC Maintains Narrow Lead Over IS at BC Champs

Two teams continue to go back and forth for the lead in overall team scoring through the second day of competition at the 2010 Team Aquatic Supplies BC Long Course Championships being held in Kamloops July 8-11.

After the first day, Vancouver Pacific Swim Club held a 36-point lead over Island Swimming, but was able to build that to almost 100 points after day 2 (1984.5 points compared to IS’s 1890.5 points). Langley Olympians are in third place with 1716 with Hyack and Pacific Sea Wolves rounding out the top five with 1390.5 and 1039.5 points, respectively.

In looking at individual performances, the top swim of the meet on the girls side is Alexandra Gabor’s (WGB) 100 free (773 FINA points) with Hayley Pipher (LLSC) second with 730 points in 400 IM; in the boys events, Duncan Gleed (LOSC) thus far has the best male swim with 678 points, also in 100 Free, with Alec Page’s (IS) 675 points in 400 IM being second best.

The leading individual point-scorer thus far is Edwin Zhao (PSW) who is five-for-five in the 13-year-old boys category over the course of the first two days, having picked up wins in 400 IM, 100 Back, 200 Fly, 200 IM, and 1500 Free.

 Competition continues through Sunday evening at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre in Kamloops; on Monday morning, 60 swimmers will contest the BC Open Water Championships at Paul Lake just outside of Kamloops.

Results are available online here.