Get involved! Send your photos, video, news & views by texting EJ NEWS to 80360 or e-mail us
Girl power is enough to see Pershore third
8:30am Friday 1st November 2013 in Sport
AN all-female Pershore team finished third and Evesham fifth at a Redditch gala.
The host club’s ‘A’ and ‘B’ sides were first and second respectively with 208 and 196 points respectively, while Pershore managed 177 and Evesham 153.
Holly Winkley grabbed maximum points in the 10 years 50-metre freestyle in 35.97 seconds.
Pershore team-mate Caitlin Yates was second in the nine years 25m breaststroke and Hannah Simister third in the 13 years 100m breaststroke.
The 11 and under 4x25m medley team of Ellen Cope, Isabella Woodcock, Isobel Cumming and Daisy Tolley were narrowly beaten into second place. Naomi Marsden replaced Cope in the 4x25m freestyle relay to help secure third spot.
After several fourth and fifth positions, the nine years 4x25m medley relay team of Elena Christodoulu, Jasmine Franks, Hannah Woodcock and Macey French delivered an important win in one minute 24.50 seconds.
Yates replaced Christodoulu in the 4x25m freestyle relay to make it two wins in 1.12.47. Another first place was secured by the 10 years 4x25m medley team of Cope, Alexandra Barry, Charlotte Downey and Winkley in 1.20.93.
Jasmine Taite was second in the 13 and under 100m butterfly and Tolley took silver in the 11 and under 50m backstroke.
Taite went one better in the 12 and under 50m freestyle, winning in 32.64 and then securing second and a county qualifying time in the 100m individual medley.
Isabella Woodcock easily clocked a county time in the 12 and under 50m breaststroke in 42.07 and looks to defend her title in March next year.
She also easily won the 11 and under 50m breaststroke in 42.17, while younger sister Hannah bagged maximum points in the nine years 25m butterfly in 19.97.
Cope won the 10 and under 50m backstroke in 43.82 and new recruit French claimed her first club victory in the nine years 25m freestyle in 16.93.
The evening finished with a second for Downey in the 10 and under 50m butterfly and a first for Franks in the nine years 25m backstroke in 21.81.
Tamara Moule and Charlotte Drinkwater tackled their first competitive galas, while there were good swims from Emily Burton, Katie Sharratt, Casarena Ferreira, Mia du Toit and Marie Porter.
Comments are closed on this article.