Swimmers from the North of the state stepped out of the water well satisfied with their medal haul from the Tasmanian relay and sprint state championships.
South Esk Swimming Club (67 swimmers) topped the tally on Sunday, picking up a sizeable 24 gold, 18 silver and 19 bronze.
Launceston Aquatic Club (45 swimmers) had a very strong meet with 23 gold, 14 silver and eight bronze.
Riverside Aquatic’s seven swimmers punched well above their weight to finish with a superb six gold, two silver and three bronze.
The Hobart Aquatic Club (33 swimmers) was the best of the visitors, earning 17 gold, 19 silver and 13 bronze.
Launceston Aquatic Club won 12 of the 23 relay gold medals on offer, with South Esk grabbing a further five.
South Esk’s Sophie Hills was among the stars in her club’s home pool.
Hills collected four gold that equalled the number of top finishes with Hobart Aquatic Club’s Jet Jankiewiez and also Burnie Aquatic’s Sophie Henderson.
William Hinds proved to be another top performer for South Esk after winning three gold medals.
For Launceston Aquatic, Emily Mitchell and Bella Muldoon topped their club’s best with three gold.
Riverside Aquatic talent William Bonney also earned half of his club’s gold medal count with three.