Holy Childhood swimmers take to the water
PARENTS, family and friends of learners of the Holy Childhood School were treated to a full morning of swimming at the school’s annual inter-house gala on Wednesday.
Murray McHugh bettered A Hart’s U10 boys 50 metre breaststroke record set in 1985 and Keri Byrne beat Kim Wegerle’s butterfly U12 50m record set in 1990.
The winning house was St Benedict with 279 points, with St Anthony on 196 points and St Francis (165 points) finishing second and third.
After the gala it was announced that four learners had been awarded Zululand swimming colours.
They are Ella Hanbury-King, Keri Byrne, Murray McHugh and Annabelle Balmer.
McCall Trophy for Most Improved
Grade 1 - Matthew Govender
Dicks Trophy for most Improved
Swimmer - Shannon van Tooren
Rattray Trophy for Best U10 girl - Annabelle Balmer and Ava Banks
Stewart Trophy for best U10 boy - Murray McHugh
Robinson Trophy (Victrix Ludorum) - Keri Byrne
Clemo Trophy (Victor Ludorum) - Jason dos Santos
Vanderwagen House Spirit Trophy - St Anthony
Inter-house winner - St Benedict
Philippa Balmer takes a quick breath as she competes in the free style event
Ava Banks showing the form which helped her to the Victrix Ludorum
Jason dos Santos is all concentration in the butterfly