Mount Maunganui wins Eastern Region pool champs title

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Sunday, July 26, 2015

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service took out the 2015 Eastern Region Pool Championships title at Te Rapa Waterworld in Hamilton over the weekend.

The Bay of Plenty club finished with 318 points ahead of Papamoa Surf Life Saving Club with 242 points followed by Mairangi Bay in third with 123 points. Piha (68) and Whakatane (48) rounded out the top five.

Papamoa Surf Life Saving Club took out the 2015 Eastern Region Pool Championships Masters title.

Eastern Region Sport Manger Mark Inglis says it was a fantastic weekend full of fast and competitive racing.

"There were some stand out performances across the two days of racing and it was a fantastic way to kick off the 2015/16 season, he says.

"A special thanks to all the officials, timekeepers, water safety helpers, team managers, coaches and volunteers who helped make it a successful event."

Final Points:

Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service 318
Papamoa Surf Life Saving Club 242
Mairangi Bay 123
Piha 68
Whakatane 48
Whangamata 41
Omanu Beach SLSC 37
Midway Surf Life Saving Club 27
Orewa 25
Waihi 19
St Clair 13
Muriwai 9
Pauanui 7
Red Beach 5
Wainui 3
Kariotahi 1

Session results:

Session 1 (Saturday 8:15am to 1:00pm)
Session 2 (Saturday 1:30pm to 5pm)
Session 3 (Sunday 8.15am to 1:00pm)
Session 4 (Sunday 1:30pm to 4:30pm)


For more information, please contact:

Lisa Honeybone, Media & Communications Specialist, SLSNZ
Phone 09 303 9335 or 0276 488 823

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