Teri torpedoes take huge medal haul

The all-conquering Hawick squad at the recent Peebles meet
The all-conquering Hawick squad at the recent Peebles meet

A TEAM of 12 young swimmers from Hawick Swimming Club took part in the Stars of the Future Meet on Saturday in Peebles, and had a brilliant afternoon.

The nine-and-under team of Megan Landels, Mya Pearce, Jamie Diver and Marcus Brogan won seven gold medals and one silver out of their eight races, with six pbs between them in their 25m events. They also won the freestyle and medley relays in impressive style.

The 10-year-olds were Sophie Allen (swimming up), Eilidh Jaffray, Rhys Tait and Harris Brogan, and they won five golds, one silver and two bronzes with seven pbs in their 50m events, and also the golds in their two relays.

The 11-year-old team of Leah Murdie, Jenna Amos, Lyall Hodgins and Liam Caldwell won four golds, three silvers and a bronze, with three pbs, and they won silvers in their two relays.

The meet finished with a squadron relay for a boy and girl from each age and the team of Megan, Jamie, Eilidh, Rhys, Jenna and Liam won this event, too, and the team came away with the overall trophy and the relay trophy, ahead of teams from Dunoon, Peebles and Duns.