Bundy starts strong: surf series

THE Wide Bay Capricorn Premiership Series kicked off at Agnes Water on the weekend with more than 120 athletes competing in the opening round.

Bundaberg Surf Life Saving Club emerged the most successful in the opening round with Riley McGregor, Jeremy Rethamel and David Townson each scoring four wins.

McGregor dominated the under-19 division, winning the ironman, surf, board and rescue tube races, while Rethamel won the nder-15 ironman, rescue tube, surf and board races.

Adding to Bundaberg's tally were Darren Newton and Wendy Johnston (three wins each), and Adina McDonald, Tenielle Dunkley and Maria Dunkley (two wins each).

Moore Park sprint star Georgia Devlin won the beach sprint and the beach flags in the under-17 competition, while clubmate Jesse Hawkes won the same beach event double in the under-19 category.

Wide Bay veteran Craig Holden led the way for Elliott Heads, winning five events in the 30-39 age categories.

Fellow Elliott Heads Surf Life Saving Club members Kelli Bennett and Jenna Edwards also notched up several wins in the seniors competition.

Bennett won the senior board and surf races while Edwards took out the beach sprint, flags and rescue tube race.

The next round of competition will take place on December 5 at Agnes Water.



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