PENRHOS College was named Champion of the Female team and Wesley College the Champion of the Male team at an interschool swim meet held at Wesley this month.
Thirteen primary schools sent 296 swimmers from years 3 to 6 to the 22nd Southside Penrhos Wesley Schools Swim Challenge 2018 at Wesley College on November 17.
Southside Penrhos Wesley president Grant Shillington said three more local schools joined the challenge this year, which showed the depth of swimming in the local area.
Five records were broken, including the Year 5 girls 50m freestyle and Year 4 girls 50m breaststroke broken by Penrhos College swimmers, Year 4 boys 50m freestyle broken by Wesley College and Year 4 boys 50m breaststroke broken by Ursula Frayne.
Schools involved were Wesley College, Penrhos College, South Perth Primary, Kensington Primary, Como Primary, Applecross Primary, Millen Primary, Collier Primary, Ardross Primary, Mt Pleasant Primary, St Columba’s Catholic Primary, St Pius X Catholic Primary and Ursula Frayne Catholic College.