THIRTEEN members of the Bendigo Hawks Aquatic Swim Club’s most promising juniors produced a host of outstanding performances at carnivals held in Echuca, Geelong and Albury last weekend.
Ebony Nicholls led the way at the Echuca meet with gold in the 50m back and two bronze medals.
Flynn Boyd won gold in the 50m freestyle, newcomer Justyce Crossman won silver in the 50m fly, and seven-year-old Keian Curthoys-Davies won bronze in the 10-years-and-under 50m freestyle.
Olivia Richards produced four personal best performances.
Meanwhile, the Hawks’ contingent of Grace, Emily and Sophie Lyne, and William and Jayda Freeman produced 15 personal best performances from the 17 events they contested at the Geelong meet.
Emily Lyne picked up silver in the 50m fly; Sophie Lyne won bronze in the 50m back; Jayda Freeman won bronze in the 50m back; and William Freeman achieved silver in the 50m free.
Grace Lyne produced a stunning eight second personal best in the 50m fly.
At the Albury meet, Harriden siblings, Somaiya and Mackai, also produced medal-winning swims.
Somaiya took out bronze in the 50m free, while Mackai won bronze in the 100m back.
The meets were part of the preparation for the Victorian Country 7-to-10 years Championship in November.