AN overall age group title to Haukopa Ehau-Taumaunu was the stand-out performance for Comet swimmers at the East Coast championships in Napier.
Haukopa won the 10 years boys’ age group while Ariana Aupouri Kaiwai broke her own 400 metres freestyle club record by six seconds in the 13 years girls’ division.
Only 30 points separated the top three clubs, with Greendale winning from Aquahawks and Comet.
Comet Swimmers to finish in the top three rankings in their age group were Jessikah Fearnley and Jade Swann (7yrs and under girls), Tamawheti Rangi (7yrs boys), Manaia Beach and Hinemana Lloyd (8yrs girls), Carew Fearnley (8yrs boys) and Kauri Waitoa (9yrs boys).
Results — Ariana Aupouri-Kaiwai, club record 400 freestyle 13yrs girls’ club record; Tyra Barrett, 4 sec PB 50 backstroke; Kyrste Barton bronze in 200 butterfly; Lydia Baty, 12sec PB 100 individual medley; Blake Brown, 11 swims 11 PBs; Manaia Beach, 2 silver medals; Hayley Durston, 2 bronze medals; Samantha Durston, 5sec PB 100 free; Te Haukopa Ehau-Taumaunu, 6 gold medals; Anna Ellingham, silver in 200 fly; Carew Fearnley, 2 bronze medals; Jessikah Fearnley, gold in 25 back; Ella Jamieson, bronze in 25 back; Grace Jamieson, 4sec PB 100 free; Dylan Karepe, 3sec PB 50 fly; Kellann Kemp, 7sec PB 200 back; Alicia Kepa, 6sec PB 100 breast; Thomas Kepa, 3sec PB 100 breaststroke; Turoa Kohatu, 13sec PB 200 free; Rylan Lewis, 8sec PB 100 back; Angalis Lima-Johnson, 3sec PB 50 fly; Miguel Lima-Johnson, 3sec PB 100 IM; Hinemana Lloyd, bronze in 25 breaststroke; Davien Layne Marino, bronze in 25 back; James McLanachan, 9sec PB 50 breaststroke; Gemini McNabb, 4sec PB 100 free; Sam Middleton, 10sec PB 100 back; Clare Milne, 12sec PB 100 breaststroke; Rio Proudfoot, 16sec PB 100 free; Sophie Mullooly, 12sec PB 100 back; Tamawheti Rangi, 2 bronze medals; Tapui Rangi, 23sec PB 100 free; Bree Rangiuaia, 2 gold medals; Maddison Reid, 15sec PB 100 breaststroke; Stevi Reid, 10sec PB 25 fly; Lily Sparks, 7 swims 7 PBs; Petra Sparks, 8 swims 8 PBs; Alyssah Swann, 2 sec PB 50 breaststroke; Jade Swann, silver in 25 fly; Julia Sykes, 2sec PB 200 back; Gabriel Wainohu, silver in 50 fly; Kauri Waitoa, 2 silver medals; first swim meet for Cassiopeia Harrison, Aria Harrison, Darrius Maxwell.