What a great day for swimming at Jindalee when last Friday our team captured the first West Akuna District Swimming Championships in our history. It was an astonishing victory by our young team with every one of the 17 swimmers doing personal bests.
Final points for the day were as follows:
Top Five Schools:
1st Jindalee 188
2nd Good News Lutheran 186
3rd Jamboree Heights 164
4th Brookfield 119
5th Our Lady of the Rosary 85
Congratulations to the following students who all contributed to our outstanding results:
Ashley Barnett, Riley Bloor, Ryan Dew, Sophie Dew, Libby Elmes, Sophie Findlay, Jasmine Fleming, Ethan Frazer, Remi Gordon, Holly Humpage, Lydia Kang, Alyssa Kearney, Samuel Lord, Josiah Mu, Joseph Newell, Gemma Rigby and James Ryland.
Several of our swimmers were awarded medallions for being in the top three positions for their age group. Congratulations to:
Jasmine Fleming - 1st 10 years Girls
Sophie Dew - 2nd 10 years Girls
Joseph Newell - 2nd 9 years Boys
Josiah Mu - 1st 10 years Boys
Ashley Barnett - 2nd 11 years Boys and 3rd open Boys
Ryan Dew - 2nd 12 years Boys and 2nd open Boys
Remi Gordon - 3rd 12 years boys
Also, nine of our students will be continuing on to the Regional Championships at Chandler on Wednesday, 27 February. They are:
Ashley Barnett Ryan Dew, Sophie Dew
Libby Elmes Jasmine Fleming, Ethan Frazer
Remi Gordon Lydia Kang Josiah Mu
Thank you to the parents who accompanied the team and cheered them on to success. Thanks also to Mrs Bird who was there to organise the swimmers and encourage them to do their best. We may be biased, but it looks likely that Jindalee will be producing excellent swimming results in the years ahead.