Although the precise details of the BagCats (British Age Group Categories) scoring system have flummoxed the most brilliant minds, its purpose is simply to measure the performances of swimmers in the same age group (up to 14 years old), and to reward versatility across strokes and distances. For an explanation, see here.
Alec White with his BagCat award
At this year's Devon Age Group Championships, Exeter swimmers achieved a number of top 6 rankings. Sam Criddle came 3rd, and Alec White 6th, in the men's 12-year-old category, while Olivia Passmore and Milly Kendall finished 2nd and 3rd respectively in the women's 11-year-old category. Amongst the 12-year-olds, Emily Eveling was ranked 2nd, and Aliyah-Mai Webb finished 6th for the 13-year-olds.