PERSHORE Swimming Club won the PGL Shield at the finals for the second year running.

They impressed across all age groups against seven other clubs to win with 301 points ahead of Oldbury on 269 and neighbours Evesham on 267.

Pershore swimmers had 11 speeding tickets for swimming too fast alongside a string of first places.

Head coach Tom Naughton said: "This result confirms that Pershore has some excellent swimmers and coaches that will continue to take the club forward.

"Winning the trophy for the second consecutive year is an incredible achievement.

"This result confirms that the hard work and dedication from the swimmers, parents and coaches has gained the rewards.”

Archie Day, Oscar Lane, Kyle Bass, George Collett, Emily Gleaves, Bella Williams and Lottie Fairchild impressed in the nine and under individual and mixed relays including winning the 100-metre medley.

In the 10 and under group, George Collett, Kyle Bass, Tom Porter and Toby Marchant finished individual races in first and second.

Ava Fletcher, Katie Saunders, Aleksandra Kelly and Emma Taylor earned a speeding ticket in the 10 and under 100m medley relay.

They were also awarded in the 11 and under group to Marchant, Zoe Barnes and Josie Lane alongside solid swims from Tom Porter, Charlie Deary, Esteban Michaud, Lottie Styler, Josh Heeks and Millie Thomas.

The 12 and under stars were Toby Stanley, Jack Porter, Tally Brown, Philippa Taylor, Sophie Smith, Josh Heeks, Deary and Chloe Barnard.

Jack Porter, Ethan Stanley, James Heeks, Josh Heeks, Kian Baker, Catherine Rendall Baker, Martha Cross, Annie Garrett and Ellie Williams all got top-four spots in the 13 and 14 age group.