Barnstaple Swimming Club competed in the Paignton Mini Waterpolo Tournament on Sunday, missing out on a place in the final on goal difference after finishing the pool stage undefeated with three wins and two draws.

They then met Okehampton in the play-offs, narrowly losing a hard fought game. The final was contested by the host club Paignton, who lost a close encounter to Penzance 3-2.

The Barnstaple team was captained by Devon player Florence Moore, Alice Dobbs kept goal , fellow Devon player Milly Wordley was the team’s top scorer and the squad was completed by Amber Smith, Imogen Roberts, Harry Tapscott, and George Clark.