SWIMMING: A YOUNG City of Chester team finished sixth in a strong Speedo League final at the Manchester Aquatics Centre.
Competing against powerful clubs like Salford and Liverpool, the Chester team, which was weakened through illness, produced some fine performances.
Lucy Worrall (13) won the 50m butterfly and went on to finish second in the 50m crawl, while Matt Humphreys, also 13, was second in the 50m breaststroke.
Sarah Eaglesham (13), was second in the 50m backstroke and Lauri Simkiss was second in the open 100m breaststroke.
Gemma Clethro was third in the under 15s 100m butterfly and in the same age group Oliva Moxon was third in the 100m breaststroke.
Jon Armstrong swam to third place in the under 11s 50m butterfly and second in the 50m breaststroke and 13-year-old Tom Allen was third in the 50m butterfly, as was Sion Roberts (15) in the 100m front crawl.
In the relays the open female team finished third, thanks to Lauri Simkiss, Gemma Clethro, Lucy Worrall and Sion Roberts.
Also collecting valuable points were Alice Howarth, Sophie Goodchild, Hannah Croft, Hanna Phillips, Lauren Colville, Matt Burgham, Chris Williams, Tom Frost, Michael Ford, Leo McCormack, Jack Quinn, James Welch, Jamie Penny, Dan Siddle, Sam Schroeder, Jason Boylan, Olly Stanley, Liam Allen and Mike Ford.