Marlins at Corby Long Course and JFL A Final
17-10-2017 21:55 by Mark McGowen
March Marlins are on fire! A fabulous weekend of swimming at Corby Long Course Open Meet and the A final of the Junior Fenland League at Peterborough.
At Corby’s 50m International Pool, gold medals were taken by Jess Rayner and Daniel Riches. Silver to Luke Ruggles and bronze to Reece Simpson and Daniel Riches and Jess Rayner. Reece, aged 11, also gained his first Regional time for his 50m Freestyle.
Also swimming were Rebecca Jordan, Hannah Jordan, Thea Hanley, Tom Hanley, Weronika Mikolajewska, Joel Jordan, Kiera Simpson and Harry Rayner.
For the first time in over a decade, March Marlins made the A final for the Junior Fenland League this year, resulting in a fourth place against Wisbech, COPS A, Boston and COPS B. First places went to Luke Cumbridge, Jacob Cowin, Molly McGowen, Gracie Webb and Olivia Tunley. Second positions gained by Molly McGowen, Hayden Courten, Hattie Carter-Kitchingman and Ciara Mason. Coming third were Olivia Tunley, Rosetta Schauenburg-Kent, Luke Cumbridge, Louis Beningfield and Henry Gooch. Also swimming were Freddie Yates, Rickard Connor, Jonas Meckauskas, Ashleigh Mason, Una Ansome, Saule Majauskis and Jeremy Courten.
Final results Wisbech 158 points, Peterborough A team 138, Boston 128, March 109 and Peterborough B team 109.