Downham Marquettes with their awards at Lowestoft. Back, from left: Yazmyn Evans, Freya Hewitt, Talia Jordan, Jasmine Garrod, Lucy Towler, Alice Cook, Elissa Knott Front: Amelia Harrison, Grace Meadows-Flint, Anne-Marie Mussard, Scarlette Burton, Kayleigh Porter, Charlotte Davies, Megan Davies.

BATON TWIRLING: Downham Marquettes baton twirlers enjoyed a successful time at a regional competition in Lowestoft.

The West Norfolk team span their magic to pick up 19 top 10 finishes, including three first places, four seconds and a third at the British Baton Twirling Sports Association Region 15 (Norfolk and Suffolk) Open.

In the teams twirl challenge, Downham won the senior diamonds, junior team and senior team and also came second senior team pearls, juvenile team and pom pom group with Grace Meadows-Flint second in the juvenile 2 fancy p&p category.

Podium placings were completed by the juvenile team, who finished third.

Other positions: Senior pairs, 6th Alice Cook, Lucy Towler; Juvenile freestyle solos, 5 Kayleigh Porter; 10 Scarlette Burton; Pre junior freestyle solos 6 Grace Meadows-Flint, 9 Charlotte Davies; Juvenile 1 fancy p&p 7 Scarlette Burton 9 Anne-Marie Mussard, 10 Kayleigh Porter; Junior fancy p&p 6 Amelia Harrison , 7 Talia Jordan, 10 Charlotte Davies.