Grantleigh swimmers dominate

Granteligh's Jordan Stevens won the open boys 50m breaststroke event in 33.15sec

GRANTLEIGH Schools left the competition in their wake, claiming the trophy at the Zululand inter-high gala hosted by Richards Bay Christian School at the Arboretum swimming pool on Thursday afternoon.

Grantleigh racked up 997 points, 118 points more than second placed Richards Bay High (879 points).

But that wasn’t the only trophy the school bagged on the day.

Grantleigh’s Sharon Crous completed the girls open 50m breaststroke race in 42.27sec

Grantleigh swimmers Jordan Stevens and Lizelle Thompson were awarded the Senior Victor and Victrix Ludorum trophies.

Richards Bay High School swimmers Ethan Bender and Melri van Schoor picked up the Junior Victor and Victrix Ludorum trophies respectively.

Richards Bay High school’s Melri van Schoor finishes strongly in the girls 50m breaststroke race, which she completed in 45.11sec

Boys and girls aged U14 to U18 competed in 32 events on the day.

The programme was comprised of a 200m individual medley, 50m butterfly, 50m backstroke, 50m breaststroke, 50m freestyle and a boys and girls 6x50m freestyle squadron race.

Final results

1 Grantleigh 997 points, 2 Richards Bay High School 879, 3 Felixton College 653, 4 Richards Bay Christian School 608, 5 Empangeni High School 582, 6 St Catherine’s School 280, 7 eShowe High School 195.

Felixton College’s Sanvir Sahadev in action

Results of the Zululand inter-prep gala (Wednesday)

1 Mtunzini Primary School 1014.50 points, 2 Heuwelland 901, 3 Holy Childhood School 746, Richards Bay Christian School 701, 5 Felixton Prep 693.50, 6 Grantleigh Prep 636, 7 Arboretum Primary 457, 8 St Catherine’s School 348.50, 9 Hluhluwe Privaatskool 263, 10 Hluhluwe Primary 146, 11 eShowe Junior School 92, 12 Veldenvlei Primary 73.50 and 13 Empangeni Preparatory 18.

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Richard Springorum
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