On Tuesday 13 February, a team of GCC’s best swimmers represented us at the Sunshine Coast Secondary District Swimming Carnival held at Sunshine Coast Grammar School.
Congratulations to Joshua Collins for winning the 14 Boys Age Championship. Joshua finished 1st in three races and 2nd in three races. This is a fantastic achievement. Caitlin Moore also gets a special mention for finishing 2nd in three races and 3rd in one race. All place getters are listed in the table below.
Other swimmers involved in the day’s events from GCC were Mia Andreassen, Harrison Brannigan, Kate Briggs, Jonty Brown, Alexander Chidgey, Ella Childs, Georgia Childs, Joshua Coumi, Chloe Dunford, Cassidy Ferris, Stephanie Ferris, Liam Hallink, Lara James, Chelsea Lewis, Bryce Lowry, Abby Mackie, Patrick Mackie, Molly McCaughey, Patrick McKenzie, Arno Mens, Shea O’Keeffe, Ethan Palmer, Baylee Paterson, Amity Roser, Bailey Rosborough, Madeleine Roulston, Sophie Trevan and Keeley Thomas.
Congratulations to all students who represented our school at this event. All swimmers gave their best effort and many competed in a multitude of events throughout the day. GCC finished in 8th place overall ahead of Nambour Christian College and just behind Suncoast Christian College on points.
Congratulations to Joshua Collins and Caitlin Moore on their selection to represent GCC at the regional trials. They will each be competing at this next level across six separate events. Chloe Dunford has also been able to submit a qualifying time for the 400 IM and is up for selection to represent at the State trial.
GCC District Swimming 1st, 2nd, 3rd placings
|1st 200 IM
1st 50m Backstroke
1st 50m Freestyle
2nd 100m Freestyle
2nd 50m Butterfly
2nd 50m Backstroke
|2nd 50m Backstroke
2nd 50m Freestyle
3rd 100m Freestyle
|16yrs Girls Medley Relay
Chloe Dunford, Amity Roser, Sophie Trevan, Baylee Paterson
|14yrs Mixed Relay
Cassidy Ferris, Caitlin Moore, Molly McCaughey, Liam Hallink, Joshua Collins, Patrick Mackie
|2nd 6 x 50 Freestyle
Matthew Beattie, Head of Sport and HPE