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Collier, Matthew pace Neptunes Silver City attack

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
June 22nd, 2011

Samuel Matthew and winter club swimmer Niallan Collier captured gold medals to lead the Nelson Neptunes at the Trail Stingrays meet Sunday in the Silver City.

Matthew won gold in division three boys while Collier, who swims for the Kootenay Winter Club squad, topped the O Cat 2 Boys category.

The medals highlighted the weekend for the rebuilding Neptunes, finishing sixth overall in the team standings.

Host Trail captured the top prize over rival Castlegar with surprising Grand Forks third.

Kimberley finished fourth with Colville, Wash., fifth.

Creston rounded out the seven-team field.

Other medal wins by Neptune swimmers were by Rebecca Afford in division seven girls. Afford edged out sister Melissa for the second place finish.

Kinadra McLaren took home the bronze in division six girls while Jakob Broger finished third in division one boys.

The Neptunes travel to Creston Saturday for the annual meet in the East Kootenay City.

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