Swimming gala success

Hutchesons’ swimmers put in strong performances in the pool at this year’s swimming gala held earlier this month.

Twenty-two senior swimmers took part, 16 senior races were completed and one school record broken at Whitehill pool.  Well done, to all who were involved.

This year’s Junior Girls’ championship was won by Elise Fitzgerald S2, she won all her races apart from the 50m Breaststroke where she was beaten by the overall 2nd place girl Zoe Flower, S1. Anna Young, S1, finished third in the championships.

In the Boys’ Junior Champion Alex MacKinnon, S1, again dominated by winning every race, second was James Torrance, S2, and in third place was Misha Hildebrandt S2.

Junior Championship


                   Girls                                                                                   Boys

        Name                      Year                                               Name                        Year   


1st    Elise Fitzgerald         S2                                    1st         Alex MacKinnon           S1


2nd   Zoe Flower                S1                                   2nd         James Torrance            S2


3rd   Anna Young               S1                                  3rd         Misha Hildebrandt         S2


Senior Championship


                       Girls                                                                  Boys


Name                   Year                                Name                      Year   


1st   Molly Young  *          S4                    1st        David Brown             S6


2nd  Louise Redpath         S6                    2nd       George Williams       S6


3rd    Helen Brown            S4                    3rd       Ryan Torrance           S5 


* One school record Senior 50m Butterfly 34.00s


Primary House Championship


1st Stuart           175

2nd Lochiel        146

3rd Montrose      141

4th Argyll           121


Primary Lifesaving


1st Katie Flett & Jessica Molloy


1st   Ewan McCarthy & Andrew Watt             



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