A large number of Union swimmers participated in the annual 𝗜𝗡𝗧𝗘𝗥𝗦𝗖𝗛𝗢𝗢𝗟𝗦 𝗦𝗪𝗜𝗠𝗠𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗚𝗔𝗟𝗔 against Volkskool, held at the Union High School, Graaff-Reinet swimming pool on Tuesday evening, 14 February.
The event saw Union’s swimmers from Grade 1 through to Grade 12 give their utmost best, filling the lanes with their green swimming caps.
Our Grade 1 to 7 swimmers put forth a stellar effort, to win their section with 561 points to Laer Volkskool’s 402. Although our seniors had to admit defeat to their Hoër Volkskool counterparts with 253 points to 345, the overall point totals of Union’s 814, compared to Volkskool’s 747, still saw the results tilt in our favour.
𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗚𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗟𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 to Union learner Ben Lemke who was acknowledged as senior 𝗩𝗶𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗟𝘂𝗱𝗼𝗿𝘂𝗺 following Tuesday’s Interschools swimming gala.
Ben achieved four 1st places overall for the Boys u/16 4x25m IM, the 50m Butterfly, the Grade 8 to 12 100m Freestyle event and the 50m Freestyle as well as second places in the 50m Backstroke and 50m Breaststroke.
The senior 𝗩𝗶𝗰𝘁𝗿𝗶𝘅 𝗟𝘂𝗱𝗼𝗿𝘂𝗺, Volkskool’s Kate-Lynn Kruger, achieved six first places overall for the Girls u/14 4x25m IM, the 50m Butterfly, 50m Backstroke, Grade 8 to 12 100m Freestyle, 50m Breaststroke and 50m Freestyle.
𝘞𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘥𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘵𝘸𝘰 𝘴𝘸𝘪𝘮𝘮𝘦𝘳𝘴!
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