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Records smashed at swim sports

JOSH Wight set new records at Leongatha Secondary College’s House Swimming Sports on Friday.
Swimming in the U14 age group, Josh broke the 50m breaststroke record with 36.47 (old record 39.44, held by Thomas Bouquet), the 50m butterfly record with 29.66 (old record 31.67, held by Lachlan Harms), and the 50m backstroke record with 33.06 (old record 37.15, held by Jack Dunn).
Josh formerly swam with the Leongatha Sharks for four years, and has been swimming with the South Gippsland Bass Swimming Club for the past two years.
Josh was pleased with the results on the day, having swum some unofficial personal bests.
Josh will be looking to take his swimming further in the next few years, hoping to one day bring home a national title.
Mittyak took out the house shield this year with a massive 434 points.
Mundara came in second with 336, Joatoba third with 290 and Kindyerra fourth with 233.
The school also congratulated its age champions:
U12/13 boys champion Xavier Bolge, and runners up Thomas Hanily and Oliver Buckley; U12/13 girls champion Sophie Carruthers and runner up Harper McLennan; U14 boys champion Josh Wight and runner up Jesse Helms; U14 girls champion Freya Liepa and runner up Zara McKenzie; U15 boys champion Jack Allen and runner up Tom Collins; U15 girls champion Alahna Arnason and runner up Jessie Fowkes; U16 boys champion Thomas Bouquet and runner up Stuart Bright; U16 girls champions Lani Bellingham and Rahni Mann, and runner up Isla Hickey; U17 boys champion Jordan Brown and runner up Merlin Gammon; U17 girls champion Grace Allen and runner up Hayley Wight; U18/20 boys champion Rohan Baudinette and runner up Francesco Inzirillo; U18/20 girls champion Shae Kyle, and runners up Hannah Potter, Katelyn Jackson and Kayla Redpath.

Last sports: from left, Leongatha Secondary College Year 12 students Issy Pruin, Evie Dekker, Madi Oldham and Caysie Clark enjoyed their last school swimming carnival together on Friday.

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