01 November 2017 Read: 448
Swimmers from Merensky High School took to the water on 20 October at the regional Top 10 gala held at the Tzaneen Municipal swimming pool.
Competing schools included Ben Vorster, Stanford Lake College, Frans du Toit, Eric Louw, Pietersburg Hoërskool, Ben Viljoen, Piet Potgieter and Warmbad.
Included in the 14 individual medals were 6 bronze and 4 silver. Congratulations to the 14-year old speedster, Tayla Vos, who took gold in both the 50m and 100m breast stroke events and former Frans du Toit aquatician, James Joubert for his magnificent 50m fly and free style gold medals. Joubert touched the wall in 28,95 seconds for the 50m Fly win and clocked in at 27,06 seconds for the Free. Joubert is one of the junior swimmers to keep an eye on for the future.
The Plasie u/14 boys relay team were rewarded with two gold certificates for their wins.