Titles unearth champions

Kenafake family visiting their Stanthorpe based aunty, Amanda, all the way from Mitchell for the Stanthorpe Open Sprint meet.

Swimming carnival season is drawing to a close at a club level and ramping up at a school level across Queensland.

Local and regional school titles have been held in recent weeks as well as plenty of club carnivals.

On 28 January a large contingent of swimmers took part in the annual Stanthorpe Open Sprint meet at the Y Stanthorpe Fitness, Recreation and Aquatic Centre hosted by the Stanthorpe Swimming Club.

Swimmers attended from a large number of club’s on both sides of the border including Allora, Concordia Turbo Jets, Fairholme Aquatics, Glen Innes, Inglewood,

Mitchell, Pittsworth, Tenterfield, The Glennie, Toowoomba Grammar, Toowoomba Masters and Warwick.

Results (first to third):

Eight-year-olds girls: Ruby Kellock eight Pittsworth and District Asc Inc, Mikayla Aurisch Warwick SC Inc, Liliana Stewart eight Warwick SC Inc.

Nine-year-olds girls: Emily Gadsby Toowoomba Grammar SC, Jazmen Cooper Inglewood SC, Bridget Eisel Inglewood SC.

Nine-year-old boys: Douglas Plumb Toowoomba Grammar SC, Karsten Quast Concordia Turbo Jets SC Inc, Edward McAuley Inglewood SC.

Ten-year-olds girls: Emma Pradella Allora Asc Inc, Harper Kellock Pittsworth and District Asc Inc, Ava Harrigan Allora Asc Inc, Sarah Beer Fairholme Asc, Ruby Scarlett Concordia Turbo Jets SC Inc.

Ten-year-old boys: Jordan Pradella Allora Asc Inc, Nathaniel Aurisch Warwick SC Inc , Olly Hickey Inglewood SC.

Eleven-year Olds girls: Evie-Rose Biscaya Team Academy Swimming Inc, Savannah Sanson-Male Fairholme Asc, Nicole Plumb Toowoomba Grammar SC,

Eleven-year-old boys: Oliver McAuley Inglewood SC 24, Parun Benham Concordia Turbo Jets SC Inc, Louis Wait Tenterfield Swimming Club.

Twelve-year-olds girls: Isabella Jackson Stanthorpe AS and Life Saving, 2 Pippa Koch Tenterfield Swimming Club, 2 Sophie Day 12 Concordia Turbo Jets SC Inc.

Twelve-year-old boys: Connor Gadsby Toowoomba Grammar SC, Sam Stenzel Allora Asc Inc, Porter Arandale Glen Innes SC.

Thirteen-year-old girls: Annalise Potter Tenterfield Swimming Club, Brianna Anderson Stanthorpe AS and Life Saving Cl, Ellice Gow Stanthorpe AS and Life Saving.

Thirteen-year-old boys: Zac Dolley Team Academy Swimming Inc , Miles Plumb Toowoomba Grammar SC 18, Lincoln Perry Inglewood SC.

Fourteen-year-old girls: Mikayla Pellow Fairholme Asc, Mary Arandale Glen Innes SC, Miah Drennert Inglewood SC.

Fourteen-year-olds boys: Liam Applegarth Team Academy Swimming Inc.

Fifteen-year-old and over girls: Ellyse Kruger Concordia Turbo Jets SC Inc, Savannah Butler Allora Asc Inc, Ava Lester Stanthorpe AS and Life Saving Cl.

Fifteen and over boys: Bailey Harm Concordia Turbo Jets SC Inc, William Day Concordia Turbo Jets SC Inc, Michael Weier Concordia Turbo Jets SC Inc.