Published on: 21 March 2019
Christ Church continued its swimming dominance by winning the PSA Swimming Inters for the third consecutive year, leaving a packed HBF Stadium with the Tregonning Cup held high.
Christ Church came 1st with 1097 points, followed by Hale in 2nd place on 931 points and followed then by Trinity (842 points), Aquinas (806 points), Wesley (762 points), Scotch (622 points) and Guildford (354 points).
“There were many amazing individual swims on the night, with numerous school and PSA records broken,” said Teacher in Charge of Aquatics, Mr Luke Farmer.
“The depth in our swim team was evident in the exceptional relay swims with the Under 14 200m Division 1 Freestyle Relay team of Charlie Reynolds, Ben Shipton, Hudson Fogarty and Matthew Tan setting a new PSA record with a time of 1:55.89, beating the previous record of 1:56.02.”
“And the Under 16 200m Division 1 Freestyle Relay team of Jack Reynolds, Angus Sheldrick, Sam Fretwell and Kai Wylie setting a new PSA record with a time of 1:45.62 and taking out the Van Hazel Team Trophy for the best relay team on the night.”
Mr Farmer was also extremely impressed by the new individual PSA Inters record set in the Under 16 Division 1 100m Freestyle by Kai Wylie, swimming a time of 54.01 beating the previous time of 54.25.
A very special congratulations to all of the swimmers and to everyone who worked so hard in the lead up to this event.
“Special mention goes to the coaching staff and age group managers Holly Rose, Caitlin Owen, Megan Pentony, Katie Williams, Neil Saggers, Bill Kirby, Travis Nederpelt and old boy Will Greenwood, and to the parents who have supported the CCGS Swim Team as parent helpers, timekeepers and cooks.”
“We would also like to thank Year 10 student Michael Russ for taking fantastic photographs on the night.”