Southern Region Junior Champs - 16th Feb 2018

Southern Region Junior Champs

An 27 strong squad of St Clair junior athletes take on the South Island best young life saving athletes at the annual Southern Region Junior Champs which are being held this weekend in Christchurch

Fresh off dominating their Otago rivals at the recent local championships, the group will be looking to retain the overall Southern Region title they won in impressive style last year in Dunedin.

Competition across the age groups is expected to be fierce with a number of our young members expected to perform well.

Look out for some very close racing in the Under 14 Women's Age group where Erika Fairweather, Grace Creighton, Emma Andrew and Mereana Martin form a formidable grouping. Their younger team mates Jade Fairweather, Emma Christophers, Sophie Matehaere and Francesca MacReady are also expected to feature among the medals in their age groups. 

In the Under 14 Men's division Aidan McRae, Piere Tapsell, Kale Twist and Marshall MacReady all different strenghts and will push hard for overall honours in the age group.

A whole host of athletes take part in the Under 12 Men's with Sam Steadman and Bailey Pearce will push each other along in the water events.

All our junior athletes racing this weekend are:

  • Emma Andrew
  • Emma Christophers
  • Ella Colquhoun
  • Grace Creighton
  • Samuel Dorne-Cumming
  • Erika Fairweather
  • Jade Fairweather
  • Lily Falcous
  • Rosie Falcou
  • Freda Kawharu-Tapsell
  • Aidan Macrae
  • Shannya Macrae
  • Francesca Macready
  • Marshall Macready
  • Mereana Martin
  • Sophie Matehaere
  • Bailey Pearce
  • Albert Reed
  • Frederick Reed
  • Isaac Robertson
  • Samuel Stedman
  • Harrison Stout
  • Mia Stout
  • Piere Tapsell
  • Isaac Thompson
  • Marley Thompson
  • Kale Twist

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