Coast contingents dominate titles



? YEPPOON and Emu Park surf lifesavers have hauled in first placings at the Wide Bay Capricorn Junior Branch Championships at Moore Park last weekend.

Todd Russell of Yeppoon struck gold, winning his under12 ironman, surfboard and surf race events while joining mixed beach relay and cameron relay winning teams.

Fellow Yeppoon club member Miranda Bell also won three gold medals in her under-14 surfboard, surf race and ironwoman events.

Yeppoon's Brittanny Brymer impressed winning her under- 12 beach flags and sprint events and joined the beach relay and board relay gold medal teams.

Patrick Hudson, also of Yeppoon, won the under-13 beach flags and sprint and Mitchell Hunter won the under-10 male board and surf race.

Emu Park also had no shortage of champions in both individual and team events.

Sam Bell won his under-12 ironman, surf race and surf board, Jamie-Lee Langdon won her under-12 surf race, Marley Beaven was too quick in the under-13 female beach flags and a clean sweep in the under-12 male/mixed relays.

Emu Park's Madison Black was another multi-medallist winning the under-8 girls sprint, wade race and flags while Alex Bielanowski won his under-10 male wade and Sheridan Spark the under-10 flags.

On the relay front Emu Park's wins included the under14 female cameron, board rescue and board relay, the under13 male/mixed board relay and under-13 male board rescue, under-12 female surf team, board rescue and cameron relay.

Bundaberg's 100-strong team dominated the trophy honours winning all five trophies on offer.

Final Overall Points ? 1. Bundaberg 794, 2. Tannum Sands 418, 3. Emu Park 383, 4. Moore Park 298, 5. Yeppoon 238, 6. Hervey Bay 140, 7. Elliott Heads 60, 8. Agnes Water 28.



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