Umina comes 10th in surf life saving championships
Umina Surf Club has come 10th in Surf Life Saving NSW's Open State Championships held at Swansea's Blacksmiths Beach on March 8.
Club members took medals in a number of events.
Lachlan Braddish won a silver in the Under-19 Male Champion Lifesaver and a silver in the Under-19 Male Surf Belt Race.
Matthew Kearney took the gold and Zach Halliday the bronze in the Under-17 Male Champion Lifesaver.
Braddish and Halliday teamed up with Blake Hessel and Brock Ray to take the gold in the Under-19 Male Rescue Tube Rescue.
Jemma Smith won the gold medal in the Open Female Champion Lifesaver.
She won a second gold in the Female Single Ski and a bronze in the Open Female Ironwoman.
The Champion Lifesaver would prove to be the club's most successful event with Kirsten Miller (Under-19s), Bethwyn Caller (Under-17s) and Ebony Rayner (Under-15's) all taking the gold in their divisions.
Jemma and Kirsten with Poppi Lever, Jazymn Rodwell and Bronte Smith won bronze in the Open Female Rescue Tube Rescue, and the team of Jemma, Kirsten and Poppi took the bronze in the Open Female Taplin Relay.
In First Aid events, Hannah Murphy and Bronte Smith won bronze medals in the Open Mixed First Aid and the Under-19 Mixed First Aid.
Maia Darwin and Erin Scahill took silver in the Under-17 Mixed First Aid, with Bethwyn Caller and Jack Sloane taking the bronze.
Bethwyn teamed up with Liam Drake to take the silver in the Under-17 Mixed Patrol Competition.
Ocean Beach Surf Club came equal 34th in the championship, with Nicole Majsak the club's sole medalist, taking gold in the Under-17 Female Beach Flags.
Nicole came close to the podium again with a fifth in the Open Female Beach Flags, as did Adam Wills, who placed fifth in the Under-17 Male Beach Flags.
Killcare Surf Club ranked equal 39th will no competitors winning a medal.
Oscar McCoombe-Lopez came the closest to the podium with a fourth in the Under-15 Male Beach Flags.
Website, 11 Mar 2020
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