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Horsham Sharks win swimming meet

Matt Ough, Horsham, at Wimmera Districts Swimming meet at Horsham Aquatic Centre.

Matt Ough, Horsham.

Wimmera District 12 swimmers will enjoy a break for Christmas before resuming the 2017-18 season in Ararat on February 3.
Horsham Sharks accumulated 437 points to win the Neil Ross Trophy, a club award for the highest number of points during the weekend’s meet at Warracknabeal.
The meet attracted 113 swimmers, with 19 from Ararat, one each from Ballarat and Grampians, 22 from Horsham, 20 from St Arnaud, 17 from Stawell and 33 from Warracknabeal.
Swimmers contested 68 events in age groups ranging from eight and under to open division.
Younger swimmers challenged themselves by entering open events as well as their age-group events.
The largest number of competitors was in the 11-12 years girls events. Relays were hotly contested and there were several tight finishes in individual races.
Phillips Trophy for fastest female in 11 and under 50m butterfly, Jorja Clode, Horsham Sharks; RSL Trophy, male open 100m freestyle winner, Matthew Ough, Horsham Sharks; Maroney Trophy, female open 100m freestyle winner, Annaliese Spark, Stawell Stingrays; G and K Ferguson Trophy, female swimmer over 17 years placed highest over four strokes, Hannah Jennings, St Arnaud; Neil Ross Trophy, club award for highest points at the meet, Horsham Sharks.
Team results: Horsham 437, Warracknabeal 358, St Arnaud 352, Ararat 344, Stawell 302, Grampians 39 and Ballarat 34.

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