Southport Swimming Clubs Junior Team competed in the North of England Junior Final on Sunday 4th October. Swimming against some of the top teams in the North at the Stechford pool in Birmingham. This closely fought gala throughout the 48 events, with the top four teams going forward to the National Final in Corby at the end of November. The towns team easily managed to reach the National final with some determined swims by the young swimmers. As the final points were read out it was a close encounter.
Stockport Metro 215, City of Leeds 199, Gateshead & Whickham 195, Southport 193, City of Leicester 128 and Lough (Lincolnshire) 83. When the top four meet the top four southern teams in the National Final, it is hoped that our team will get some better results to nudge ahead of our Northern rivals.