Published on: 15 February 2018
Romsey House claimed its third consecutive victory at the Senior School House Swimming Carnival on Tuesday evening.
In front of a packed stadium, Romsey finished with 786 points, retaining the Lapinski-McCoubrie Cup ahead of Wolsey (702), followed by Moyes (631), Noake (630), Queenslea (612), Craigie (599), Jupp (591), and Hill (552).
Year 9 student, Kai Wylie broke the School’s Under 15 50m Freestyle record, which has stood since 2008. Kai swam the distance in 25.69 seconds.
Year 11 student, Hugh Moran also set a new record. Hugh swam the Under 17 50m Butterfly in 26.86 seconds breaking the 2014 record by 1.09 seconds.
Jupp House managed to set another new record in the Under 21 4x50m Freestyle Relay. The team finished the relay in 1:45.34 seconds breaking the 2009 Moyes record of 1:47.33 seconds.
Romsey House smashed the Under 17 4x50m Medley Relay record by over 6 seconds, in a time of 2:04.40 seconds, breaking the previous record of 2:10.96 set in 2017.
“It was a fantastic evening of competitive spirit as each of the Houses took to the indoor pool at HBF Stadium. The Senior School House Swimming Carnival is always a great occasion to build momentum as our swim team lead up to the PSA Inters, especially after claiming the 2017 PSA swimming title from Hale,” says Christ Church Grammar School Director of Sport, Anthony Lynch.
The final House points, age group champions and cup winners from Tuesday evening can be viewed here.
This year’s PSA Inters will be held at HBF Stadium on Thursday 8 March.