SWIMMING: Fine effort from First Strokes in first ‘A’ Final appearance

The First Strokes squad at the Junior Fenland League 'A' Final.

The First Strokes squad at the Junior Fenland League 'A' Final. - Credit: Archant

First Strokes Godmanchester produced a pleasing performance when competing in the ‘A’ Final of the Junior Fenland League for the first time recently.

They finished fourth out of five competing teams at Boston with two swimmers managing individual victories.

Sophie Ryan triumphed in the 10yr girls 50m freestyle and Matthew Platts was successful in the same discipline for 12yrs boys. First Strokes also finished a creditable second in the closing relay.

The event was won by hosts Boston with 166 points. City of Peterborough ‘A’ and Wisbech shared second spot on 142 with First Strokes earning 92 points. City of Peterborough ‘B’ brought up the rear on 72.

The full First Strokes squad for the ‘A’ Final was Hannah Pye, Freya Harris, Sophie Ryan, Isabel Couch, Maya New, Isobel Mather, Millie Wells, Katy Lloyd,Annie High, Ella Pauffley, Jodie Elliott, Louise Hamilton, Lily High, Edward Jennings, Oliver Pendered, Liam Conway, Euan Clark, Rory Webb, George Jennings, Max Webb, Riley Hall, Matthew Platts and Alex Jenkins.