On Saturday 28 teams represented the Centre at the Western Metro Region Relays held at Victoria University, Hoppers Crossing, Werribee.
Bacchus Marsh won 12 medals – 5 Gold, 4 Silver and 3 Bronze.
The Girls Under 9 4×200 & Medley teams, Girls Under 10 4×100 and 4×200 teams and the Mixed Under 16 4×100 team won their Region finals securing a qualifying berth for the State Relay Championships to be held at Lakeside Stadium on February 4.
The following teams won silver medals – Girls U9 4×100, Mixed U9 4×100 & 4×200, Mixed Under 10 4×100. While the Girls Under 10 Medley, Boys Under 14 Medley and Mixed Under 16 4×200 events, all placed 3rd to claim bronze. State Progressions should be available later in the week but with these great results the Centre anticipates a good representation at the State Champs.
Many thanks to all coaches who have voluntarily dedicated many hours training the athletes and will continue to do so leading up to State. Thank you to Brett Edwards for being our Chief Box Judge for the full day, in especially in the heat, also to all parents/guardians who carried out their allocated duty and of course our Support Crew – Go Marsh!
Girls Under 9
Medley Relay: 3:15.91 (1st); 4x100m: 66.85 (2nd); 4x200m: 2:22.15 (1st);
Girls Under 10
Medley Relay: 3:13.49 (3rd); 4x100m: 65.24 (1st); 4x200m: 2:19.42 (1st);
Boys Under 9
Medley Relay: 3:42.24 (10th); 4x100m: 70.90 (8th); 4x200m: 2:39.94 (10th);
Boys Under 10
Medley Relay: 3:22.94 (6th); 4x100m: 70.53 (6th); 4x200m: 2:24.97 (6th);
Boys Under 11
Medley Relay: DNS; 4x100m: 64.97 (8th); 4x200m: 2:17.09 (6th);
Boys Under 14
Medley Relay: 2:52.62 (3rd); 4x100m: 60.69 (5th); 4x200m: 2:07.11 (4th);
Mixed Under 9
4x100m: 68.09 (2nd); 4x200m: 2:30.56 (2nd);
Mixed Under 10
4x100m: 65.67 (2nd); 4x200m: 2:35.41 (8th);
Mixed Under 11
4x100m: 61.84 (5th); 4x200m: 2:21.06 (9th);
Mixed Under 13
4x100m: 59.64 (4th); 4x200m: 2:03.80 (4th);
Mixed Under 16
4x100m: 54.26 (1st); 4x200m: 1:56.87 (3rd)