Oxford League Match 3

Team Kennet ended the Track and Field Season with another League win taking 5 of the 9 age groups on the day in the Oxford League in ideal conditions at Horspath in Oxford.

Team Kennet                     3286
Oxford City                         3182
Banbury                               3158
Bicester                                3146
Radley                                  2972
Witney                                 1967
Abingdon                            746

The Age Group wins came from under 9 girls, u11 boys, u13 girls, u13 boys and u15 boys. The Under 13 girls secured their third successive team win in a row, led by Kira Angell who won the first track event of the day 70m hurdles in 13.1 p.b., later in the day cleared 1.35 in the High jump and then threw a massive 26.54 p.b. in the Javelin for two more wins. Also in the Javelin Millie Quaintance made it a B string win with 22.14 and in the 70m hurdles B string Sophie Stancombe made it another win and Anouk Mauree made it another double in the High jump with 1.30 p.b. Mai Brown joined the wins as she took full control of her 800m to win in 2.30.4 with Phoebe Hoaen 3rd in the B string. Brown surprised herself by winning the Shot with a 6.11 p.b. throw, Anna Pettit made it another win in the longer 1500m with 5.19.22 p.b. and Lucy Wells secured the B string 5.50.63 p.b.

Quaintance was the best of the sprinters finishing 2nd in the A string 100m 15.1. The Relay Quartet of Angell, Mauree, Quaintance and Stancombe just missed out on winning with 61.6 with only 2.5 seconds separating 6 teams.

The under 15 boys remained unbeaten in this league and only lost one match all season. In the High Jump Max Gibbs helped the Yellow Vests to a Double win by clearing 1.65 with Josh Livingstone 1.50 p.b. More doubles came in the Discus with Oliver Hewitt 38.91 p.b. and Tom Hills 24.10 and the 800m where Dominic De Monte stayed unbeaten in his 800m races 2.23.4 with Alex Colston taking the B string. The Shot saw Oliver Hewitt throw 10.63 for 2nd place and Rafael Ribeiro winning the B string 9.45 and later Ribeiro came 3rd in the Javelin 31.10 and James Hills 23.97 for 2nd B string. Max Carnell came 3rd in both his sprint races with Hills taking the B string in the 200m and the Relay quartet of Hills, Carnell, Gibbs and De monte  came home in 1st 52.5.

The under 13 boys saw Staurt Bladon and Ryan Canons secure double wins as they teamed up together in the 800m and High Jump while, in the long jump Bladon came 2nd. In the throws Zachariah Montgomery came 2nd in the shot 8.37 p.b. with a win in the B string by Cameron Smith, Smith became the A string in the Discus for 3rd place  with Montgomery winning the B string and

Jack Cannons made it another win in the Javelin with 25.64 p.b. while in the 1500m Joshua Sells made it a B string win 5.35.9 and Toby Seals 4th in the A string 5.34.9. Elsewhere both Cameron Langley and Tom Hills gained good points for the club.

Only a handful of under 17s turned out. Thomas Murphy equalled his p.b. in the High Jump with 1.80 for a win and double wins came from Matt Hunter 24.40 and Christian Randall 22.75 in the Discus and Randall 42.13 and Hunter 36.60 in the Javelin while Randall came 2nd in the Shot 8.98. George Biggs came home in 2nd place in the 400m 55.39 and the relay quartet of Randall, Hunter, Thomas and Rory McNeil came home in 2nd place.

For the under 15 girls a great double win came in the  800m with Susie Drake taking the A string just ahead of Amelia McKay. Kiah-Jay Stevens had a good day winning the Discus 20.60 coming 2nd in the Javelin 19.00. Holly Donohoe came 2nd in the 1500m with 5.27.47, while in the sprints Georgia Featherstone came 2nd in the 200m 28.5 and 3rd in the 100m 13.8 of the A strings.

Good points were also earned form Charlotte Booker in the three throws.

In the younger age groups, the under 9 boys came 2nd on the day and in the league with Kian Hockaday and Harry Davis coming 6th and 8th in the overall quadkids totals. In the individual events the best results were an overall 2nd for Harry in the 600m with 2.10.3 and a 2nd for Kiany in the Vortex throw with 26.04m. The under 9 girls came equal 1st on the day clinching a league win. Aimee Dickson was overall 2nd with India Farrant 8th with Aimee winning the 600m in 2.18.2 and Bronwyn Llewellyn 3rd in the Vortex.

The under 11 boys won on the day to seal the league title with individual 3rd and 4th places going to Harry Booker and Toby Stancombe with Thomas Joyce in 8th. Toby and Harry took 1st and 2nd in the Vortex (41.36 and 39.82) while Thomas was 2nd in the long jump (3.83). The girls finished league runners up after a disappointing 4th place with Francesca Young best individually in 8th. Francesca was 3rd in 75m in 11.77 and 2nd in the long jump (3.62) while Verity Szala was 3rd in 600m in 2.06.2 and Sophie Wheadon 4th in the Vortex with 25.62m.