17 Sep 2016
September 17, 2016

2016 NSW State Open SC Championships

Last weekend saw the first appearance of the Carlile Swimming Team at the NSW state open Championships. The Carlile Swimming Team (which is the combination of the three Carlile heritage clubs: Narrabeen, Cherrybrook and Ryde) dominated the point score with a total of 2260 points, with SOPAC (1097) in 2nd and Trinity (699) in 3rd place. The Carlile team also won a total of 45 medals, including: 12 gold, 20 silver and 13 bronze.

The Narrabeen Carlile contingent did a great job at the meet, with multiple personal best times, top 10 finishes and medals achieved. To medal at State Open is a great achievement, we would like to acknowledge those from Narrabeen who did so, congratulations to: Luke Bibby, Brian Debono, Nick Jennens, Leon MacAlister, Jessie Quinn, Mia Rolfe, Naomi Scott, Callum Sherington, Ollie Signorini, Evan Stratton, Cara Sutherland, Christine Washer and Emily Washer. The age group distance freestyle events (800m and 1500m) were also swum at this meet, we would also like to congratulate those who won medals, congratulations to: Dennis Hui, Nick Jennens, Tyler Krenkals, Naomi Scott and Evan Stratton.

The Carlile Swimming Team did an outstanding job in the relay events, placing in the medals for every relay event! Special mention to the women’s 4×100 medley relay team who won gold, comprising of Mia Rolfe, Sarah Kemp, Emily Washer and Chloe Yoo.

A further congratulations is on order, as two Narrabeen Carlile club records were broken at the meet. Firstly congratulations to Jessie Quinn, who broke the club record in the 50 Breaststroke with a time of 31.81. Secondly congratulations to Emily Washer, who broke her own record in the 200 Butterfly with a time of 2.09.07. Well done girls!

Once again congratulations to the whole Carlile Swimming Team on a great performance! We now look forward to short course nationals and the beginning of the long course season.