Stingrays up their game

Honiton Stingrays competed in the Dawlish Gala, with swimmers achieving a further 30 personal bests against some stiff opposition.

Some of the young swimmers were experiencing their first encounter with opposition from other clubs and they really enjoyed it. Other teams competing were Okehampton, Dawlish and Exmouth.

Head Coach, Ralph Watson says “Some swimmers beat their PBs three times on the night. It just goes to show, they are improving all the time, which is good news.

“I was very pleased with their attitude and team spirit. I liked the way they cheered their teammates. Let’s see if we can do the same next Saturday.”

The Personal best times recorded were: Tabitha Vaughan 100 IM, 1.21.53; 100 Free, 1.10.53; Carys Lilley, 50 Brst, 40.44, 50 Bck, 44.66; 50 Fly, 48.60, 50 Free, 36.15; Jack Gregorious , 50, Free, 36.27, 50, Brst, 52.13; Erin Marshallsay, 50 Brst, 49.47; Rosie Batten-Stevens 50 Free, 40.54; Jessie Batten-Stevens, 50 Bck, 43.38; George Tomkins, 50 Bck, 1.15.88, 50 Fly, 1.24.91, 50 Free , 1.06.35; Callum Bloomfield, 50 Brst, 1.01.09; Janet Bargmann, 100 Bck, 1.31.42, 50 Free, 36.06; Oliver Vercoe, 100 IM, 1.30.26, 50 Fly, 42.35; Lucy Kingdon, 50 Brst, 47.73, 50 Free, 36.00; Aimee Vaughan, 50 Free, 37.41; Edward Vaughan, 50 Bck, 1.07.08; Joanne Davey, 50 Bck, 40.09 , 50 Fly, 35.44; Isabel Lynch, 50 Free, 35.32

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