Students swim well in SAPSASA competition

Swimmers from throughout the Mid North District South Australia Primary Schools Amateur Sports Association descended upon Clare's pool Monday night. 

The annual competition saw girls and boys hit the pool in perfect swimming temperatures with success throughout. 

St Joseph's School Clare took the championship pennant, while Manoora Primary School won the handicap pennant trophy. 

Schools taking part included Watervale Primary, Manoora Primary, Clare Primary, St Joseph's School Clare, Horizon Christian School, Burra Community School, Auburn Primary School and more. 

Winner: Cooper Quick swims for Manoora Primary School on Monday night. Photo: Brendan Simpkins.

Winner: Cooper Quick swims for Manoora Primary School on Monday night. Photo: Brendan Simpkins.

Mid North District SAPSASA team destined for the Adelaide competition.

Mid North District SAPSASA team destined for the Adelaide competition.

Competition: Junior boys dive for the next race. Photo: Brendan Simpkins.

Competition: Junior boys dive for the next race. Photo: Brendan Simpkins.

Several swimmers broke records on the night including: James Stockman (5), Cody Harrold (3), Tommy Lucas and Imogen Hawker (1).

A Mid North District Team was chosen and they will now go on to compete in Adelaide - to defend the winning title - with Clare Primary School teacher Jane Haren leading the group. 

Manoora Primary School won the handicap pennant with Jed Voigt and Cooper Quick picking up the award, St Joseph's School Clare won the championship pennant with William Hawker and Madison Coles along with convenor Katie Liebelt.

Manoora Primary School won the handicap pennant with Jed Voigt and Cooper Quick picking up the award, St Joseph's School Clare won the championship pennant with William Hawker and Madison Coles along with convenor Katie Liebelt.

The team of 31 is made up of students in years levels throughout primary school age. 

Parents, volunteers and teachers helped make Monday night possible with many taking the time to steward, time keep and assist where needed.