Swimmers in league battle
PUBLISHED: 14:47 02 June 2011
SWIMMING: At the Phoenix Pool the second round of the Suffolk Summer League took place.
The Great Yarmouth team fought hard but Lowestoft O/B A were the winners with Great Yarmouth A second followed by Leiston, Lowestoft O/B B and Great Yarmouth B.
The 10/U started well with Jenna Utting, in a fast race, a clear winner in the fly with a second in the breaststroke.
Atlanta Jarvis found the the Lowestoft swimmer very fast but in close races she finished second in freestyle and backstroke.
Aaron Hudson was in good form with a second in freestyle and breaststroke. Joshua Ford got a second in the backstroke with Miles Houghton third, but the fly saw both boys get new pbs with Miles second and Joshua third.
Lauren James had an excellent swim for her first place in the 11/U breaststroke and a third in the fly. Amelia Driver could not catch the leading swimmers and finished third in the freestyle and backstroke.
Joseph Windsor-Freeman kept with the leaders throughout his races but just fell behind at the end finishing second in the backstroke, and third in the freestyle. Callum Stannard, against much bigger swimmers, had a good third place in the breaststroke.
Twelve and under saw Bethany Burwood fight off Danielle Page to soar to first place in the breaststroke with Danielle second close behind.
Taylor Hudson contributed valuable points with her second in backstroke and third in the freestyle, as did Loretta Askew with her two third places in backstroke and fly. Jake Honey came off best for the boys with two second places in backstroke and fly and a third in the freestyle.
The 13/U girls found the competition tough and the best result came from Katherine Turton, third in the 100m I/M. Issac Kirby for the boys was the most successful, swimming superbly to win the 100m freestyle in under the minute, and the 100m backstroke and I/M.
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