Young Otters star at North West Regionals

Carnforth Otters who took part in the North West Age Group Championships.
Carnforth Otters who took part in the North West Age Group Championships.

Eleven Carnforth Otters took part in this year’s North West Regional Age Group (11-14) Championships in Manchester.

Alex Livingstone, Hannah Edwards, Ella Mounsey, Ffion Ashton, Aimee Banks, Amie Turner, Emily Reay, Holly Salisbury, Jess Shatford, Charlotte Dent and Chris Stainton produced some excellent swims over two weekends.

Holly reached the finals of both the 100m and 400m freestyle, finishing off in style in the 100m final with her first National Qualifying time.

For the first time, Carnforth were able to enter two relay teams in the girls’ events, and in the 4 x 100m freestyle relay, the A team of Aimee Banks, Jess Shatford, Emily Reay and Holly Salisbury finished a commendable 10th with the B team of Alex Livingstone, Ella Mounsey, Hannah Edwards and Amie Turner 23rd.

In the 4 x 100m medley relay, the A team finished 12th while the B team were disqualified.