Nelson Reflections athletes Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen will compete in a national synchro competition later this month. Photo submitted

Sisters score synchro ticket to nationals

Nelson Reflections swimmers Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen will compete later this month

The Nelson Reflections will have a pair of athletes competing on the national stage later this month.

Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen have qualified for the Canadian Espoir Championships, which run May 29 to June 3 in Surrey.

The sisters’ first-place performance in 11-to-12 year old duet at a regional event last month helped secure them a berth to the championships.

Related: Nelson Reflections romp through regional competition

The pair will also be part of the Reflections team representing the Interior region at provincials, May 11 to 13 in Victoria.

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