Posted By : Cheshunt SC On 2013-10-30 00:48:00

Cheshunt Swimming Club got off to a fantastic start during the 1st round of the Arena League on Saturday. The trip to Clissold Park included swimmers Courtney Abrahams, Chris Armitage, Courtney Burke, Ellie Clarke, Millie Clarke, Taylor Coe, James Duke-Smith, Ben Fitts, Anastasios Karameros, Oliver Knipe, Daniel Lush, Emily Lush, Alara Norton, Lewis Pope, Megan Pope, Ryan Ranger, Wallace West & Tegan Wollaston who clocked up a total of no less than 36 personal best times between them. Swimming for the very first time with the club was Michael Lenahan, who only joined in September. Lenahan swam in Arena League Round 1 – 2013the boys 13U medley relay and the boys 13U Freestyle relay and did a great job for his team. Lewis Pope’s butterfly saw him achieve 2nd place in the boys 15U with a time of 1.08.21, so did Olivia Pawson in the ladies open 100 backstroke, 1.10.92. Millie Donavan put in an impressive 2nd place in the 15U’s 100 freestyle 1.04.72 and also achieved 2nd place in the girls 15U 100 breaststroke with a time of 1.24.97. Stand out swims of the night were Daniel Lush who stormed into 1st in the U13 boys 100m breaststroke with a time of 1.23.98 and 1st again in the 13U 100m freestyle with a time of 1.03.48. Olivia Pawson did not disappoint coming 1st on the girls 15U 100 backstroke with 1.11.34. Tegan Wollaston swam in the 15U butterfly coming 1st with 1.14.16. Head coach Paul Wollaston commented “The first competitive outing of the year saw some excellent swims. I was really impressed by the team spirit and the younger swimmers experiencing their first time in the Arena League”. They now look forward to an exciting next round on November 9th.