HALTON Swimming Club battled hard at Woolston for a good third place, which consolidates their position in Merseyside & District League Division One with one gala left to swim in May.
The girls 13/u team of Lucy Wall-bank, Ashley Holmes, Ellie Newby and Rebecca Stevens were outstanding, winning both their relay races.
Ashley took the individual breaststroke while Ellie won the freestyle and butterfly events.
In the 15/u age group, the girls again showed their strength in depth as Katie Scutt, Sophie Cannon, Rebecca Reese and Sarah Steele snatched first place in the freestyle relay. Jessica Wainwright added to their success with a win in the individual butterfly.
Halton's open-age team rounded off a great night for the girls as they touched out Warrington Warriors in the freestyle relay.
Emma Flaherty, Katie Holmes, Jess Wainwright and Laura Page hung on in a tight relay event with Warriors, Everton and Liverpool all chasing hard.
Sarah-Louise Banner joined the quartet to take individual wins for 100m backstroke and freestyle, while Katie Holmes won the breaststroke.
Halton's open-age men's team of Andy Matthews, Will Warburton, Jack Steele and John Navis claimed the men's medley relay.
Warburton, meanwhile, carried on his recent run of form, winning the backstroke and breaststroke events.
Andy Matthews did likewise in the freestyle - triumphing comfortably in 56 seconds.
Youngsters Adam Edgar, Daniel McCormick and Ian Larson all swam strongly despite having to swim up in the 13/u age group.
In all, a great team performance from Halton will keep them in the runners-up position overall.
Final positions - 1 Everton, 2 Liverpool Penguins, 3 Halton, 4 Connah's Quay, 5 Birkenhead 6 Warrington Warriors.