Swimming: Mrs B Watermeyer
Girls Swimming Report 2014
1. B-squad: Swam in 3 C-age group galas.
2. A-squad: Swam in: 4 B-age group galas
4 Relay galas
'Top 8' Invitational gala
3. Interhouse gala
1. Gr 1& 2 (u/8's) swimming - twice a week
2. B-squad- twice a week, 1 hour, coach per age group
3. A-squad- twice a week, 1 hour, coach per age group
A coaching course was presented by Debbie Locket at Pat Reen's Swim School (Kids Country Corner)
Coaches attended a Time-keeping course presented by EP Aquatics
We were privileged to received new anti-ripple lanes as well as pull buoys from lotto.
1.B-age group galas
The following swimmers qualified for the 'Top 8' gala:
Boys: Declan MacFarlane, Jayde Ross, Dylan Eales, Matthew grey, Kyle Masters
Girls: Jaime Alcock, Bianca Ansley, Lauren Gathercole, Rebecca Grey, Shanell Greyling, Clarise Greyling, Clarise Moolman, Tanielle Moolman, Ashleigh Nichols, Hanniska v Vuuren
At the gala we attained 14 medals:
Tanielle Moolman, Bianca Ansley, Rebecca Grey, Hanniska v Vuuren, Shanell Greyling, Nicole Masters, Kyle Masters, Lauren Gathercole
At the same gala Sunridge came 2nd with the most overall points.
Victrix Ludorum: Female swimmer with the most points earned at the 'Top 8' Gala.
2. Relay Galas
All age groups from u/9-u/14 boys and girls reached the finals.
Overall results-points accumulated over 4 galas:
u/11 Girls- 3rd; u/12 Girls- 2nd; u/12 Boys- 1st; u/14 Girls- 2nd
u/12 Boys First overall
(Damon Royle, Dyllan Eales, Heinrich Vorster, Ernst Schutte)
u/14 Girls Medley trophy (Bianca Ansley, Lauren Gathercole, Erin Harty, Rebecca
u/14 Girls Freestyle shield (Bianca Ansley, Lauren Gathercole, Erin Harty,
3. Level 1,2 &3
Represented their clubs: Erin Harty, Jaden Delport, Christopher Smailes and
4 SA Primary Schools
Erin Harty, Christopher Smailes, Linzi Scholtz, and Jaden Delport were chosen
torepresent Eastern Cape in Pretoria in December.
5. Interhouse gala:
Victor Ludorum: Damon Rolye
Victrix Ludorum: Erin Harty
Interhouse trophy: Donkin
Records: 7 records: Damon Royle -4; Kyle Masters -1; Jaden Delport -1; House -1
Swimming report 2015
In the 1st and 4th term our B-squad participated in four C-age group galas.
The most successful age groups at C-age group galas were the 11and 12 year old boys and girls.
The A-squad swam in three B-age group galas, four Relay Galas- one of which was the Final Relay Gala, the 'Top 8' Invitational gala, the Herbert Hurd Invitational Relay Gala against Rondebosch from Cape Town and the PEA Junior gala for ages 8,9 &10.
The 1st Relay gala of the season was cancelled due to a severe storm, but the rest were held at Herbert Hurd and St Georges respectively. They promoted great team spirit and camaraderie. The u/13 boys and u/13 girls were particularly strong and put up sterling performances.
The following swimmers qualified for the 'Top 8' gala:
Boys: Ashton Royle, Matthew Grey, Kyle Masters, Karl Dielman, Heinrich Vorster, Damon Royle, Gabriel Slabbert.
Girls: Nicole Masters, Ashleigh Nichols, Hanniska v Vuuren, Annica Botha, Monique Alloway, Tessa Nel
The following swimmers brought home 16 medals:
Damon Royle: 3x gold, 1x 2nd -silver
Ashton Royle: 3x gold
Nicole Masters: 1x gold
Heinrich Vorster: 1x sliver, 3x bronze
Ashleigh Nicholls: 2x bronze
Hanniska v Vuuren: 1x bronze
Matthew Grey: 1x bronze
Damon Royle went on to win the Victor Ludorum for the swimmer with the most points earned at the 'Top 8' Gala.
We are very proud of Karla Scheffer who was chosen for the EP Interprovincial team to partake in Bloemfontein in March and again for the East Cape Swimming team which will compete in Pretoria in the December holidays.
At our school gala, the winners of our Victor and Victrix Ludorum, were Damon Royle and Karla Scheffer. The Interhouse trophy was won by Donkin
Swimming report 2016
1. B-squad: swam in four C-age group galas: Herbert Hurd, St Dominic's Priory,
Kabega and Sunridge.
2. A-squad: swam in: 3 B-age group galas at Newton Park
1 Relay gala at St Georges & Herbert Hurd
Final Relay gala at Herbert Hurd
Rondebosch Invitational gala at Herbert Hurd
3. Bayeagle( Best Toffee Gala)
A Junior fun gala at Priory (u/6- u/13)
4. Interhouse gala: January
Mrs Watermeyer presented a course for u/10 and u/11 B-squad coaches on Breaststroke. Particular notice given to the arms and breathing.
Pat and Bradley Reen conducted a course for u /8' -u/14 A- and B -squad coaches.
1. B-age group galas
The 'Top 8' gala
11 swimmers quailfied.
Boys: Ashton Royle, Gareth McClear, CJ Vermaak
Girls: Monique Alloway, Annica Botha, Zanike Coetzer,Teagan Harty,Tessa Nel,
Clarise and Taniele Moolman, Caitlin Rademakers
The following swimmers received medals:
Ashton Royle: 2 gold -Butterfly, Breaststroke; 1 bronze-Freestyle.
Clarisse Moolman:- 1 Bronze- butterfly; 2 gold -freestyle, breaststroke; 1silver - backstroke
Tanielle Moolman:- 2 silver-Freestyle; Breaststroke;2gold- Butterfly and Backstroke.
Gareth Maclear- 1 bronze-Breaststroke
2. Interhouse gala
Trophy Winners: u/9 Lara Kruger Tyrone Delport
u/10 Zanike Coetzer & Teagan Harty Kyle Callaghan
u/11 Monique Alloway & Caitlin Rademaker Kyle Masters
u/12 Kerri-Lee Barnard Ashton Royle
u/14 Tanielle Moolman CJ Vermaak
Gardner Individual trophy: (Girls)Tanielle Moolman & Clarisse
(Boys) Ashton Royle
Victrix Ludorum: Tanielle Moolman
Victor Ludorum: Ashton Royle
Els Sang Bekker: Diaz
Winning house: 1st- Diaz, 2nd- Donkin, 3rd -Algoa
3.1 Karla Scheffer was chosen to swim for the Eastern Cape in December at the SA
Schools Games at Ellis Park Gauteng.
3.2 Relay Galas
3.2.1 At the Rondebosch Invitational gala at Herbert Hurd we came 3rd overall.
3.2.2 At the Final Relay gala at Herbert Hurd, the u/13 boys and girls came 3rd
overall whilst the u/12 girls came 4th.