Winning run continues

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Wisbech SC for the third weekend in a row tasted victory.

Saturday saw them at St Ives and the Anglian League; on Sunday they were at Cambridge in the Cambs Cup, which involves all the Cambridgeshire Clubs.

In the last round of the Anglian League before the finals in September, Wisbech and St Ives competed for top spot.

The Wisbech swimmers produced ten 1st places and 16 2nd places to help secure an overall team win, 8 points in front of St Ives, with 16 personal best times. Both Robson Pack and Will Bell in the 200m Individual Medley set the biggest pb’s of the night, Robson by 10sec and Will 17sec.

On Sunday swimming against the bigger clubs from Peterborough and Cambridge, Wisbech won the Division Two shield with 152 points against Ely’s 96.

The team also finished in fourth place overall. Ben Marsters gained the only first place in the Open 100m Breaststroke. Eight personal best times were set.

l After working their way to the first division, the Fenland Flyers (Chatteris Kingfishers and March Marlins swimmers) finished joint fourth in the Cambridgeshire Cup Gala.

In the individual races Mollie Allen gloriously gained a second place in the 50m Freestyle.

3rd places: Jo Pearce, Catherine Lee, Gary Smith and Daniel Riches; 4th: Gary Smith, Daniel Riches, Liam Oliver, Mollie Allen, Matthijs Nooteboom, Jo Pearce, Adam Lifshack and Mark Thompson.

Personal bests: Mollie Allen, Daniel Riches and Matthijs Nooteboom.

Swimming in the Freestyle and Medley relays included the following: Kahra Cottam, Rebecca Clay, Gemma McGowen, Siobhan Halliday, Luke Cable, Graham Shaw, Charlie Revell, Katie McGowen, Chloe Richardson, Marc Johnson, Lucy Halls, Charlotte Riches, Emily Morris, Jess Cable, Ivo Nooteboom, Matthew Halmshaw, Kirsty Slyfield, Kathleed Loveridge, Marie Doherty, Martyn Fresher, Garry Mavin and Andrew Fresher.

Results, Division One: Peterborough 309 pts, Cambridge 304, St Ives 223, Fenland Flyers 150, Huntingdon 150. Division Two: Wisbech 152 pts, Ely 96.

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