Posted By : Cheshunt SC On 2014-02-25 00:53:00

Cheshunt Swimming Club celebrated their success after winning promotion into Division 1 of the Herts Major League. Swimmers competed in all 3 rounds of the league, coming 2nd in the first round and topping the leader board in the next. The final round saw some stiff competition and Cheshunt fought hard, finally winning their well, deserved,promotion to the 1st division!
Major League Final 2014Amy Riddick kicked off the evening coming 2nd in the girls Open 100m freestyle with a time of 1.06.00. Helping the girls out was Emily Lush who, with a time of 17.87, came 2nd in the girls U12 25m backstroke. Following this was a trio of exciting 1st places. Tegan Wollaston, in the girls U16 1oom butterfly, swam 1.12.25, Lewis Pope flew into 1st in the boys U16 100m butterfly with a time of 1.05.28 and Emily South swimming 1.26.44 in the girls U14 100m breaststroke. Continuing the fantastic swims was Daniel Lush in the boys U14 100m breaststroke with a time of 1.22.44, coming in 2nd. The girls U16 100m freestyle saw Emily South in 3rd place, 1.06.16. Also stepping up to the mark was Callum Wollaston in the boys U14 50m butterfly, coming 2nd,34.09. The relays were next and the boys came 3rd in the open 4x 25m medley relay, next were the girls coming 2nd in the U16 4x 25m medley relay. Then came another 3rd from the U16 boys in their medley relay and a 1st from the girls in the U13 4x 25m freestyle relay. Another 3rd came from the U14 boys in their freestyle relay.

Major League 2014 Runners UpMore individual swims followed, Liam Nugent finished 3rd in the boys Open 100m breaststroke, 1.20.15. Tegan Wollaston was up next, swimming 100m backstroke and coming 2nd in the girls U16 age group with a time of 1.16.38. Yet another trio of 1st places followed; Emily South in the girls U14 100m freestyle, 1.04.97, Daniel Lush, for the boys, in the U14 100m freestyle, 1.01.69 and Tegan Wollaston in the girls Open 100m butterfly, 1.11.19. Not to be outdone by the older swimmers, Emily Lush and Zane Batt competed in the U12 25m freestyle. Emily came 1st, 15.47 and Zane 2nd, 16.03. Next up Holly Atkins swam the girls U16 100m breaststroke, finishing 2nd, 1.27.31. Lewis Pope continued the U16 breaststroke swims finishing in 1st place, 1.18.03. Megan Pope then came 3rd, 1.20.34, in the girls U14 100m backstroke. Rounding up the success of the league were the final relays. Coming 2nd were the girls Open 4x25m freestyle relay, the girls U16 4x25m freestyle relay, boys U16 4x25m freestyle relay and the girls U14 4x25m medley relay. One of the highlights of the evening had to be the final race, the Squadron relay, a race where all age groups come together in a freestyle relay. Zane Batt, Daniel Lush, Chris Armitage, Liam Nugent, Emily Lush, Emily South, Tegan Wollaston and Amy Riddick powered through to win 1st place! There were some amazing swims in the league including some great Major League debuts from Taylor Coe, Anastasios Karameros, Ellie Clark, Millie Clark, Michael Gavartin, and Kye Rozasty.