National swimmers Nkosi Dunwoody and Danielle Titus produced top performances as Harrison College crowned themselves Secondary Inter-School Swimming Champions.
Both swimmers tallied 54 points to dominate the 12-and-under category, and propel the Crumpton Street-based institution to overall victory with 626 points overall.
In the girls’ category, Harrison College scored 318 to finish ahead of Queen’s College 122, with The St Michael School third with 105 points.
Meanwhile in the boys’ category, HC finished tops with 308 points to beat The St Michael School into second with 271 and QC into third with 163 points.Read more
Titus set a new record in the 50 metres butterfly when she clocked 31.24 to erase the 31.29 previously set by Zabrina Holder back in 2009.
The young national swimmer started the day off with a win in the 100m freestyle clocking 1:02.22 and followed up by also capturing gold in the 100m individual medley race in 1:10.66. She returned to take the 50m backstroke in 32.10.
Dunwoody, meanwhile, won the 100m freestyle in one minute, 1.56 seconds, captured the 100m individual medley in 1:08.69, the 50m butterfly in 31.49 and the 50m backstroke in 32.13.
Rebecca Lashley of Harrison College scored 37 points to finish second while third place went to Michelle Willoughby of Deighton Griffith with 34.
Damon St Prix of Combermere School, another national swimmer, led the 13-14 boys’ with a tally of 49 points. He smashed the old 50m backstroke record of 29.48 record set back in 2011 by Christian Selby in producing a new time of 28.71 in the 50m backstroke.
St Prix won the 100m freestyle in 54.55 and the 50m butterfly in 27.93 but had to settle for second in the 100m individual medley in 1:07.04 after Luis Sebastian Weekes
of Harrison College slammed the field to win that event in 1:06.22.
Weekes placed second in the age category with 43 points and Nicholas Hall of Queen’s College third with 27.