Palace Team Wins 2013 White Rose Trophy

Oct 14, 2013 | News

Palace Team Wins 2013 White Rose Trophy

Palace Team Wins 2013 White Rose Trophy

Crystal Palace win 2013 White Rose Trophy

31 of our top novices and new competitive divers travelled north to Leeds at the weekend for the 17th White Rose Club invitational. There were 18 clubs from England and Scotland with an entry of 215 divers across four age groups. A staggering 2,724 dives were completed in two days of full diving. We had some remarkable performances culminating in 18 x near perfect scores of 9 with Betty Burke and Millie Riley also scoring five 9.5 between them.

Girls 12/13 yrs Top Three

Girls 12/13 yrs Top Three

In total we had 11 divers final and came away with 3 golds, 3 silvers and 3 bronze medals.

In the girls 12 / 13 years we took the top there spots. Betty Burke won gold with 107 pts. Annabel Triggs and Jada Umo took silver and bronze respectively. This was the second largest event with 42 divers. The rest of the divers came 16, 18, 19,33, 35 & 38 We also won the Girls 10 / 11 years competition with a massive entry of 54. Lucy Sefton took gold, Georgia Howeld bronze and Alexandra Fisker Van-Veen 4th place. There were credible performance from the rest of the girls with finishes of 10, 15, 19, 35, 38 & 43rd place.

 

Top Coach Award - Chelsea

Top Coach Award – Chelsea Skeggs

It was in the boys 12 / 13 event where Samuel Allen-Harvey won Palace’s third gold winning by the smallest of margins of .90. This was a terrific result as it was the biggest competition he has dived in. Success continued in the 8 / 9 girls competition. Evie Smith came first in the prelim with Mabel Smith squeaking into the final in 6th. In the final Evie and Mabel finished second and Third. This was another large entry with 30. The rest of our divers finished 7, 9, 11, 12, & 19th. In the girls 14 plus age group Beatrice Kennedy took silver and in the boys 10 / 11 years Noah Payne finish with a credible 4th place and in the younger boys Callum King just missed the finals finishing 7th in the prelims.

The final standings was Crystal Palace Champions on 230 points, Star were 2nd with 156 points and Sheffield 3rd on 129 points.

The final award went to coach Chelsea Skeggs as the top coach prize because her divers had the best results