March Marlins smash 15 personal bests on way to third place trophy

NINE first places and 15 personal bests helped March Marlins’ swimming stars claim third place in the Junior Fenland League Final.

Nine-year-old Jack Tremain led the way for March, bagging four personal bests as well as three victories in the 50m backstroke, 50m freestyle and 25m butterfly.

Marc Johnson, competing in his final JFL event, bowed out in style with one first place and two second place finishes.

Katie McGowen won both the 12-year-old and 13-year-old 50m freestyle races as well as taking second place in 50m butterfly and first place in 100m individual medley.

Chloe Richardson and Jake Hoy were in fine form to claim victories in their age categories, while Gemma McGowen secured three second places.

Luke Cable, Kahra Cottam and Jacob Halls took second places with Amelia Wallis recording two personal bests.

Amber Freshwater, Siobhan Halliday, Nat Cook, Graham Shaw and Alfie McIntyre also put in strong swims to leave March third in the standings with a toal of 122 points.