Stretford Swimming Team stormed to a fantastic result in the first round of the National Arena Swimming League in Darwen on Saturday.
The team all swam brilliantly to win the Division 2 tie by almost 50 points.
The final result was:
Lancaster City 175
Chorley Marlins 165
Blackpool B 148
Head Coach Tom Pope was delighted with the result saying on Twitter (@TommyP_Coach): “So proud of how well everyone did! The ‘best performance in the last 13 years from SASC’ was the quote of the night!”
The league table – which makes nice reading! – can be found here
The Round 2 draw can be found here
Stretford secured the Top Club award and a host of medals at the Greater Manchester Autumn Meet after another day of excellent performances on Saturday (7 October).
As well as 65% of races seeing swimmers beat their entry times, the team bagged a grand total of 18 gold medals, 12 silvers and 13 bronzes during the three-day meet at Wigan Life Centre against clubs from around the Greater Manchester area.
Reuben Rowbotham-Keating added to the team success by taking the Top Junior Award thanks to securing eight gold medals and six silvers.
Other medallists were Jake Christon (4G, 2S, 3B), Erin Hoyland (1G, 1S, 2B), Chiara Tommasello (2G), Kaitlyn Crosby (1G 2B), Lewis Crosby (1G 2S 1B), Luca Tommasello (1G 1S), Hannah Wang (2B), Grace Rowbotham-Keating (2B) and Ciaran Conway (2B).
Well done to everyone.
Results from the Sept 30/Oct 1 weekend can be found here.
The swimming team had a great weekend at the GM Autumn Meet at the Wigan Life Centre.
Out of 127 swims, 87 resulted in swimmers beating their entry times. Several swimmers secured qualifying teams for the Lancashire County Championships and the North West Regional Championships. There were 10 gold medals, 10 silvers and 11 bronzes.
The team returns to Wigan on Saturday for the final day of the meet.
Stretford water polo teams have continued their excellent form this season.
The U12s, who play in the Bolton and District league, have played 10, won nine and lost one, putting them top of the table.
In the last week they have enjoyed victories against Tyldsley away (15-7) and Warrington at home (28-5).
The team put in a great performance in the M&D Programme A Final held a the Jason Kenny Centre in Bolton on Saturday 23 September.
The Girls’ Team finished an excellent joint second and the Boys’ Team (despite only having one 11-year-old and having to forfeit two relays) finished fourth. The overall standings saw Stretford finish fourth, only two points off third place.
- Trafford Met 175
- Glossop 161
- Horwich 155
- STRETFORD 153
- Bolton 146
- Worsley 143
- Bury & Elton 88
Full results from Trafford Borough Early Bird Gala
Stretford ASC has been in competition for the last two weekends
TRAFFORD DEVELOPMENT GALA ROUND 4
Trafford Metro 49
M&D TEAM FINAL
The Trafford Borough Network Early Bird Meet takes place at Stretford Sports Village this Sunday, 24 September.
A list of confirmed entries can be found here Trafford Borough Network Early Bird Meet – confirmed entries
The entry pack giving details of the event can be found here TBN Early Bird Level 3 Open Meet
We’ve now received our confirmed entries for the Greater Manchester Age Group meet, which will be held at the Wigan Life Centre on Saturday 30 September, Sunday 1 October and Saturday 7 October.
Due to the gala being held over three days, rather than the normal four, some of our entries have not been accepted. Please check the attached list of confirmed entries.
Any entries that have been rejected will be refunded through the club.