Round 2 National Arena League Success at Droitwich Nov 18

It was a fun filled night in Droitwich for the PBSSS swimmers who made the short trip down the M5 to Droitwich, to compete in Round 2 of this year’s National Arena League, West Midlands Division.

After another successful evening’s work, Perry Beeches gained first place on the night, and are now going into the top Final in Division 3. PBSSS are currently sitting in 5th place out of 24 teams.

Winners on the night were as follows:

Jamie Keyte in the 200 IM, Open Back and the Open Free; Girls 15/under Freestyle relay (Sophia Deans, Catrise Hart, Trearna Hart and Becky Gulliver); Mens Open Medley Relay (Jamie Keyte, Stuart Fuller, Steve Say and Charlie Wheadon); Trearna Hart 13/under Breaststroke; Carys Higgins 11/under Butterfly; Kianna Hughes in both the 11/under Breaststroke and the 11/under Freestyle; Becky Gulliver 13/under Butterfly; Harvey Higgins in both the 13/under Butterfly and the 13/under Freestyle; Katie  Gulliver Open Freestyle; Girls 13/under teams in both the Free AND Medley relays –  Catrise Hart, Trearna Hart, Becky Gulliver and Carys Higgins; Boys 13/under Free Harvey Higgins, Lewis Carless, Jacob Dunn and Vinaye Gaddu; Mens Open Freestyle Relay (Harvey Higgins, Steve Say, Steve Dunn, Stuart Fuller, Charlie Wheadon and Jamie Keyte).

Other top 3 finishers on the night were:

Girls 11/under Freestyle AND Medley relay ( Carys Higgins, Ella Gabbitas, Kianna Hughes and Lois Markham ); Boys 11/under in both the Freestyle AND Medley relay (Harry McGovern, Metin Ulukus, Joel Harris, Billy Martin and Mason Carless); Boys 13/under Medley Relay (Vinaye Gaddu, Harvey Higgins, Lewis Carless and Jacob Dunn); Ladies Open medley relay (Jenny Powell, Vicky Harris, Katie Gulliver and Becky Gulliver); Carys Higgins 11/under Back; Lewis Carless 13/under Breast; Becky Gulliver in both the 15/under Back and 13/under Free; Katie Gulliver Open Fly; Steve Dunn Open Fly; Catrise Hart 13/under Back; Vinaye Gaddu 13/under Back; Harvey Higgins 15/under Butterfly; Sophia Deans 15/under Free; Trearna Hart Open Breaststroke; Stuart Fuller Open Breast; Girls 15/under Medley Relay (Catrise, Trearna, Becky and Sophia); Boys 15/under Medley Relay (Vinaye Gaddu, Harvey Higgins, Lewis Carless and Musaab Khan); Ladies Open Freestyle Relay – Katie Gulliver, Trearna Hart, Jenny Powell, Vicky Harris, Sophia Deans and Becky Gulliver.

Many thanks to every single person who swam and supported the club. The National Arena League is the Biggest Team event in the swimming calendar. Head Coach Helen Pordage is proud of the whole team and looking forwards to round 3 – the Final!

For more information on Perry Beeches SSS swimming club please call 07793 560698, or see the website