With only 15 points between the top three clubs Hucknall and Linby Dolphins were delighted with their performance in the first round of the JC Dobb Autumn competition. One first place, nine runner up spots and an amazing twenty two third places were won at Hucknall Leisure Centre last Saturday.
First place on the night going to Lynden Johnson BOYS 14/U 50m Breaststroke.
Followed by runner up spots for Luke Hill14/U 50m Backstroke, Tyler Dennis 10/U 25m Backstroke, Alexa Sherratt 10/U 25m Freestyle, Mason Sims both Open 50m Freestyle and 50m Butterfly, Mark Turner Open 50m Backstroke.
Relay runner up spots in the mixed 8/9 4×25 Freestyle Relay for Marcus Smoczyk, Ruby Westmoreland, Joel Gospel, and Sophie Pritchard, mixed 14/U 4×25 Medley Luke H, Katie Hill, Lynden and Lauren Daft. Open 4×25 Freestyle Lynden, Mark, Gary Johnson and Mason.
Third places a plenty with individuals in the 12/U 50m Breaststroke Alexa, 10/U 25m Backstroke and Breaststroke Amy Heath, 14/U 50m Breaststroke Lauren, Open 50m Breaststroke Gary, 12/U 50m Butterfly Freya, 12/U 50m Butterfly Felix, 14/U 50m Butterfly Lynden, 12/U 50m Backstroke Josh Kemp, 10/U 25m Breaststroke Joel, 14/U 50m Freestyle Luke H , Open 50m Butterfly Hayley Goodwin, 10/U 25m Butterfly Alexa 10/U 25m Butterfly Luke C.
Relay Thirds in the 10/U 4×25 Freestyle for Joel, Marcus, Tyler, Luke c. 12/U 4×25 Freestyle Katie, Ella, Alexa, Freya. 8/9 4×25 Breaststroke Marcus, Ruby, Joel, Sophie. 10/U 4×25 Medley Luke C, Alexa, Katie, Marcus. Open 4×25 Freestyle Hayley, Katie, Megan, Lauren. 12/U 4×25 Medley, Freya, Luka, Felix, Alexa. 8/9 4×25 Medley Marcus, Sophie, Ruby, Joel. 14/U 4×25 Freestyle Lauren, Freya, Alexa, Sophie.
A spokesperson for the club said ‘The young swimmers are really improving and coming through the ranks now. We were extremely competitive tonight with some extremely close finishes giving the time keepers a good soaking at times!’
Result: Radford 199, Kimberley 190, Dolphins 184, Portland: 154, Ilkeston 0, Sutton 0