Twenty-three members of the Merritt Otters Swim Club travelled to Salmon Arm on the July 19 weekend to compete in the Sockeye’s Invitational.The local swimmers used the meet as a final tune-up for the Regional championships, slated for Kelowna from August 2 to 3.

A number of Otters achieved new PBs (personal bests) in one or more events: Diya and Riya Chhabra, Avery Warren, Laura Lefebvre, Miranda and Ashley Cavaliere, Evin Baird and Paige Asselstine.