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Synchro team all set for nationals.

Byline: MEL BOOTH Sports Editor mel.booth@examiner.co.uk

THE Borough of Kirklees Synchronised Swimming Club are heading to the National Championships.

The John Smith's Stadium-based club are sending a team to compete in the 19 Years and Under section at the nationwide event in Gloucester.

After a season of medal winning, the BoK team will be Scarlett Kaye, Megan JacKson, Olivia Roberts, Ellen Greenwood, Kitty Byrne, Rachel Harris, Anggita Gunawan and Lucy Metcalf.

BoK are just bacK from picKing up medals at the Senior YorKshire Championships, with Scarlett Kaye leading the way.

She TOOK gold in the Junior Recreational Solo, silver in the Junior Recreational Figures and was also part of the Combination team which TOOK silver along with Lauren WyKe, Megan JacKson, Ellen Greenwood, Olivia Roberts, Anggita Gunawan and Rachel Harris.

At the previous event at Ponds Forge in Sheffield, Tilly Budd hit gold for BoK in the 9-10 Figures, while the 19 and Under team of Scarlett Kaye, WyKe, JacKson, Greenwood, Roberts, Gunawan, Harris, Budd, Kitty Bryne and Lucy Metcalf carried off the silver.

There were bronze medals for Lauren WyKe in the 13-14 Figures and 13-14 Solo.

BoK also picKed up two golds at the event staged by Leeds Kingfishers - Scarlett Kaye and Kitty Byrne winning the Grade 3 Duet and the 19 and Under team previously mentioned beating all comers.

Silver medals went to Rose Vatani in the Novice Solo and Megan JacKson competing in the Grade 3 Solo.

There were more medals at the CrooKed Spire Competition, with Kaye and Byrne TAKING gold in the SKILL 2 Duet section and WyKe and JacKson winning the SKILL 3 Duet title. Vatani and Rojan Ghaderi were second in the Grade 1 Duet while bronze medals went to the 12 and Under team of Sapphire Kaye, Georgia Hair, Keira WARWICK, Rose Vatani and Catherine Porter.

The Open Age team of Scarlett Kaye, WyKe, JacKson, Greenwood, Roberts, Gunawan, Harris, Budd, Byrne and Metcalf also won bronze.

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| OFF TO THE NATIONALS: The successful Borough of Kirklees Synchronettes (from left) Kitty Byrne (15), Scarlett Kaye (14), Olivia Roberts (16), Lauren Wyke (13), Anggita Gunawan (14), Lucy Metcalf (13), Ellen Greenwood (15) and Sapphire Kaye (10) (PW011113Cbok-01)
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Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Nov 9, 2013
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