Wear Valley Level 3 Meet

Results - Wear Valley November 2017

A total of 15 swimmers from Wear Valley Amateur Swimming Club (WVASC) competed in the Wear Valley November Level 3 Meet, held over the weekend of 11th and 12th November 2017 at Woodhouse Close Leisure Centre, Bishop Auckland. The Wear Valley swimmers competed against teams from Sedgefield, Derwentside, Stokesley, Hetton, Richmond Dale, AFS Hartlepool and Newcastle. WVASC achieved a total of 24 gold, 20 silver and 8 bronze medals. A fantastic total of 70 personal best swims were also gained.

Swimmers from both the junior and senior squads competed in their individual age groups. From the junior squad there were 8 competitors. Lucy Randall (11) competed in her first level 3 gala and had some fantastic swims. She achieved a bronze in the 50m free with a time of 34.56 seconds. Ella Sowerby (11) gained personal bests (PB's) in all five of her events and came 9th in the 100m Individual Medley (IM). Ellie Sowerby (10) won gold medals in 6 of her 8 races and gained a silver in her 400m IM event. This was the first time that she had competed in this event. Ellie also took 5 seconds off her 100m breaststroke with a time of 1.35.69 and achieved 7 out of a possible 8 PB's. Emily Whitton (12) was delighted with her bronze medal in the 50m back taking off 4 seconds to obtain a time of 37.87. She also obtained 6 personal bests. Mason Bartlett (12) swam PB's in each of his 7 events and won silver medals in the 50m breaststroke and 100m IM. Mason took 10 seconds off the 200m free with a time of 2.47.95. Reece Cunnachie (12) obtained 2 PB's in his 50m fly and 100m back, together with a 6th place in the 50m back. James Holliday (11) achieved 3 PB's with a 5th place in the 50m breaststroke. Sophie Liddell (10) achieved a gold medal in the 50m breaststroke. Sophie swam the 200m breaststroke for the first time and achieved a silver medal with a time of 3.46.03.

From the senior swimming squad, Charlotte Varley (13) obtained a gold in the 200m free and 3 silvers in the 200m fly, 200m IM and 200m breaststroke. Charlotte also took 28 seconds off her 400m free time to achieve a time of 5.03.08. Madison Peveller (12) achieved a medal in every event with 6 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze. Madison took 18 seconds off her 400 IM time to achieve the gold in 5.32.09. Jessica Maughan also had a very good gala winning a gold in the 200m breaststroke and a silver in the 100m breaststroke. Joseph Dobson (14) won a gold in the 50m free with a time of 29.68 and silvers in the 100m fly and 400m IM, together with 2 bronzes in the 200m free and 100m breaststroke. Jack Dobson (17) won gold medals in the 50m fly and 400m free, a silver in the 100m IM and bronzes in the 50 and 100m free. Nicholas Cooper (16) won 4 golds and 3 silvers. He managed to take 5 seconds off his 100 IM time. Annabel Cooper (12) won golds in the 100m fly and 100m free, 5 silver and a bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke where she took 5 seconds off her PB.

Wear Valley Level 3 Meet - 11th and 12th November 2017