State swim­ming team beck­ons

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - SPORT -

SIX lo­cal stu­dents have been of­fered a place on the School Sport WA Swim­ming Team set to travel to Ade­laide in De­cem­ber.

Ethan Calleja and Kaitlin Wil­liams, from Ur­sula Frayne Catholic Col­lege, Lach­lan Ison and Reilly Love­grove, from Wes­ley Col­lege, and Ben Russell and Ser­gio Wi­rawan, from Aquinas Col­lege, have all se­cured a spot on the state squad off the back of their out­stand­ing lo­cal re­sults.

The stu­dents will com­pete at the 2017 School Sport Aus­tralia Pa­cific School Games from De­cem­ber 3 to 9.

About 4000 young peo­ple will com­pete in 11 dif­fer­ent sports.

The games are open to stu­dents aged be­tween 10 and 19 from at least 15 coun­tries.

Stu­dents qual­ify for the Games through their re­spec­tive school sport­ing as­so­ci­a­tion path­ways.

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