They’re star swimmers

Some of the successful Garstang Swimming Club members with their  medals and certificates.
Some of the successful Garstang Swimming Club members with their medals and certificates.
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Garstang Amateur Swimming Club took a squad of 13 swimmers to compete in the annual North Lancashire Championships at the Palatine Pool, Blackpool.

The female team consisted of Beth Grierson, Isobel Jones, Jessica Critchley, Rebecca Hawtin, Amelia Jones, Abbie Hewitt, Esther Saul, Ellie Moss, Charlotte Price, Shannon Perry and Corien Saul. All put in good performances, with Abbie Hewitt, in the 13 years age group, climbing the podium in all nine events she competed in and winning three golds, two silver and two bronzes.

Corien Saul won a gold and two bronzes; Shannon Perry won a gold; Ellie Moss won a gold and silver; and Jessica Critchley won a silver.

Most of the swimmers also recorded personal best times in their events

The male team consisted of Thomas Eccles and Jack Holmes. Thomas achieved a gold and bronze, while Jack achieved creditable personal bests in three events.

Team manager Steve Eccles said: “The squad have consistently trained hard and it has paid off here in Blackpool,”