State title for Grove

Ocean Grove competitor Abbey Walsh competes at the Victorian Lifesaving Championships at Warrnambool on the weekend. (Brad Walker Photography)

After three days of exciting competition, the 2020 Victorian Junior Lifesaving Championships wrapped up with Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club finishing victorious overall with 411 points.

More than 1400 junior athletes from 30 different clubs around the state were in Warrnambool this long weekend for the three-day carnival, which culminated with finals heating up between competing clubs.

Mentone Life Saving Club placed second overall with 267 points and Mornington LSC placed third with 196 points.

There were many outstanding performances by Ocean Grove teams and individuals.

The following all came first in their respective events:

Under 9 Boys Surf Teams: Grayson Hyde, Cooper Levis, James Clancy, Paddy Moulton.

Under 9 Boys Wade Race: Grayson Hyde.

Under 9 Boys Wade Relay: Hugh Rolfs, Cooper Levis, Grayson Hyde, Paddy Moulton.

Under 9 Girls Board Race: Grace Bird.

Under 9 Girls Board Relay: Indigo McIntyre, Arabella Johnson, Grace Bird.

Under 9 Girls Surf Teams: Grace Bird, Allegra Aquilina, Eilidh Sheridan, Inigo McIntyre.

Under 10 Boys Board Relay: Noah Watson, Ryan Tolley, Owain Knapp.

Under 10 Boys Surf Teams: Archie Deverall, Ryan Tolley, Zac Dodson, Owain Knapp.

Under 10 Boys Wade Relay: Ryan Tolley, Archie Deverall, Patrick Lonergan, Owain Knapp.

Under 10 Girls Wade Race: Molly Slavinskis.

Under 11 Boys Aqua Cameron: William Goldstraw, Tobias Hallam, Kye Porter, Liam O’Brien.

Under 11 Boys Board Relay: Liam O’Brien, Tobias Hallam, William Goldstraw.

Under 11 Boys Wade Relay: Lucian Joyce, William Goldstraw, Tobias Hallam, Lennox Crabtree.

Under 11 Girls Board Race: Georgie McIntyre.

Under 11 Boys Board Race: Jerry Kelly.

Under 12 Boys Board Relay: Hugo Walsh, Jerry Kelly, Charlie Eales.

Under 12 Boys Board Rescue: Ezekiel Lamborne, Jerry Kelly.

Under 13 Boys Board Relay: Luke Bird, Hudson Pearce, Charlie Confoy.

Under 13 Boys Board Rescue: Luke Bird, William Deverall.

Under 13 Boys Surf Race: Luke Bird.


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