Central Aquatic Swimming and Lifesaving Club trio sets sights on Pacific School Games success with WA


Joel Croxford (10), Emily Barwick (11) and Harrison Farmer (12).
Joel Croxford (10), Emily Barwick (11) and Harrison Farmer (12).

A TRIO of rising swimmers from Central Aquatic Swimming and Lifesaving Club in Bayswater have set their sights on helping WA to a top five finish at the upcoming Pacific School Games (PSG).

Dianella resident Emily Barwick (11), Joel Croxford (10) of Coolbinia and Harrison Farmer of Noranda (12) will head to the games in Adelaide from December 3-9.

The games is an international school sporting championships with 11 different sports.

Emily, who will be competing in two relays, 50m freestyle, 50m and 100m breaststroke, said she aimed to get into a final.

Joel said he was nervous and wanted to compete well in the relays, 50m and 100m breaststroke.

Emily Barwick (11), Harrison Farmer (12) and Joel Croxford (10).

Harrison, who has entered in eight events including the 50m and 100m butterfly and 200m individual medley, said he aimed to finish in the top five.

Central Aquatic co-coach Wayne De Lacy said all three swimmers were breaststrokers and believed they would do really well at the games.

“WA will finish up there but the kids that they are going up against are good,” he said.

“We want to keep them in the sport until they hit 17 or 18.”

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