THE Mako Aquatic Club captured the second annual Oak Tree Medical Invitational held on Saturday at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.
Mako, coached by Travano McPhee, collected a total of 1,450 points to easily beat out the Barracudas Swim Club, who got second with 723. The Blue Waves Swim Club came in third with 649.
Rounding out the rest of the field in order were the Mantas Swim & Water Polo Club with 408.50 for fourth, Alpha Aquatics with 334 for fifth, Black Marlins Swim Club with 221 for sixth, Lyford Swim Club with 208 for seventh, Lightning Aquatics with 152 for eighth and the Sea Waves Aquatic Team with 52 for ninth.
The individual high point winners in the various aged groups are as follows:
Girls 8-and-under - Isabella Munroe of Mako Aquatics Club with 61, followed by Cailyn Dean of the Blue Waves Swim Club with 43 for second and Kirsten Rolle, also of the Blue Waves Swim Club with 37 for third.
Boys 8-and-under – Asher Bastian of the Mantas Swim & Water Polo Club-won with 52, while Fraser Menzies, of Alpha Aquatics got second with 50 and Lyall Menzies of Alpha Aquatics was third with 43.
Girls 9-10 – Tiah Seymour of the Mantas Swim & Water Polo Club-emerged the winner with 62.
Taylen Nicolls of Mako Aquatics Club came in second with 41 and Paityn Burrows of Mantas Swim & Water Polo Club was third with 32 50.
Boys 9-10 – Christon Joseph of the Blue Waves Swim Club won with 63; Keiron Lloyd of Mako Aquatics Club was second with 47 and Zander Lightbourne, also of Mako Aquatics Club, got third with 40.
Girls 11-12 – Trinity George of the Blue Waves Swim Club won with 39; Saleste Gibson of the Barracuda Swim Club came in second with 36 and Alexia Zatarain of the Lyford Swim Club was third with 31.
Boys 11-12 – Dijon Simmons of the Blue Waves Swim Club captured the title with 54; Maxwell Daniels of Mako Aquatics Club was second with 49 and Trace Russell of Mako Aquatics Club came in third with 44.
Girls 13-14 – Elle Theberge of Mako Aquatics Club clinched the title with 55; Tia- Isabella Adderley, her team, got second with 45 and Giada Bertoldo completed a Mako Aquatics Club sweep in third with 37.
Boys 13-14 - Zion Gibson was crowned the champion for Mako Aquatics Club with 58, while his Mako Aquatics Club team-mate, Mikhail Bartlett, was second with 33. Malcolm Menzies, Malcolm of the Black Marlins Swim Club was third with 30.
Girls 15-and-over – Devin Cuffy-Bethel of the Mako Aquatics Club picked up the title with 48, followed by Jamilah Hepburn, also from Mako Aquatics Club with 38 for second. There was a two-way tie for third between Delaney Mizell of the Lyford Swim Club and Rachel Lundy of Mako Aquatics Club with 36 apiece.
Boys 15-and-over – It was a clean sweep for Mako Aquatics Club as Erald Thompson III won with 48; Tristin Ferguson was second with 45 and both Cherkadin Wells and Andre Walcott were tied for third with 26 each.
A number of swimmers competing in the meet qualified for the Bahamas Aquatics’ National Swimming Championships, scheduled for July 7-10 at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.