Wessex League Match 4

Team Kennet climbed back to the top 3 after a convincing win in the Fourth Fixture of the Wessex Junior Track and Field League on Sunday at Andover. With 42 individual wins on the day

Team Kennet 522
Salisbury 381
Woking 353
Slough 342
Andover 314
Poole 121

The under 13 girls carried on from the last match and during the week with another team win. Mai Brown was fired up as she smashed the clubs 800m record with a huge win in 2.26.3 helping the team to runners up in their age group league. Great points came for the field events with a lot of double wins, Kira Angell teamed up with Tabitha Hyslop for a double in the High Jump 1.40 and 1.35. In the Javelin County Champion Millie Quaintance took a another huge throw to win in 26.02 with another huge throw from Kira Angell 25.00 to win the B string. Mia Eldridge won the Discus by over 10m to throw 24.83 with Maddi Barnes winning the B string 14.70 and Eldridge also went on to win the Shot with 9.66 with Barnes taking 2nd B string 6.59. Back on the track Anna Pettit came 2nd in the 1200 in 4.11.1 with Lucy Wells taking the B string in 4.33.7. In the sprint Tabitha Hyslop showed her strength in the latter stages to win the 200m in 28.4 and Eldridge a close 2nd in the B string 29.9 while in the faster sprint the 100m Hyslop had to settle for third in a photo finish 13.9 with Pettit 4th B string 15.1. In the sprint hurdles Sophie Stancombe came 3rd in 14.4 but a great race in the B string saw Lucy West 2nd in 13.7. In the long jump Pettit came 3rd and Angell 2nd in the B string and finally the 4 x 100m relay team were 4th.

The under 15 boys had another win and finished the league in runners up place as well. The best of the points came from the throwers, returning back from English Schools as Champion in the Hammer, Oliver Hewitt tackled the 3 throws as A string, Javelin he threw 37.67 for a win, he matched the placing in the Discus with 35.09 and in the Shot had to settle for 2nd place with 10.61. As he had been all season Rafael Ribiero had been a great support in the B string where he took full control and won all his B string events the Javelin 34.30, Discus 24.68 and Shot 9.67. To show how strong the club are at throws non scorer James Hills threw the Discus 23.43 and the Javelin 30.86. The High Jump is also another strong point in the club and Max Gibbs cleared 1.65 for 2nd place with Josh Livingstone 1st B string 1.45 while in the Long Jump Dylan Suppo came 2nd 5.17 with Ben Armstrong 3rd B String. On the track Sam Hart improved his best time in the 1500m clocking 4.32 for 1st place with Livingstone 3rd B string. In the sprints Suppo came a close 2nd in the 100m 11.9 with Max Carnell winning the B string 12.4 and in the 200m Suppo came 3rd in 24.3 with Carnell 2nd in the B string 25.5. Dominic De Monte found it tough today as he came 2nd in the 800m 2.19.6 and 4th in the 300m A string with Hart 2nd in the B string.

The under 17 Women got back to winning ways again to finish 3rd in the league overall. Millie Calkin again dominating her events as she came clear to win the 300m 41.8, the 200m 26.00 and long jump 5.19. Jordan Donavon took part in the B strings with Calkin, securing more wins in the Long Jump 4.54 and 200m 27.1 and had to settle for 2nd in the 300m 45.2. Harriet Allan won her 80m hurdles then came 2nd in the high jump 1.35 and third in the 100m sprint
The middle distance races saw Georgina Bradford win the 800m in 2.23.7 with Chloe Scaplehorn winning the B string 2.42.3. Scaplehorn was just beaten in the 1500m to 2nd place 5.27.2. In the throws Bradford won her Discus 21.31 and in the Javelin Bradford cane 2nd with Scaplehorn taking the B string and the 4x100m relay team came 1st

The under 13 boys came a close 2nd on the day finishing just outside the top 3. Stuart Bladon was the best of the under 13s as he lowered his 800m club record to 2.18.7 in the 800m for a great win by 75m. He earlier won his High Jump with 1.48. Ryan Cannons came 2nd in his B string High Jump 1.35 but made it one better in the B string 800m with a win right on the line 2.32.5. Good points came from 75m hurdles as Both Daniel Hockaday and Calvin Suppo won their strings, Cameron Langley came 2nd in the B string 200m 30.6 as Hockaday could only manage 4th in 29.0 in the A string, in the 100m Suppo and Tom Hill could only get 5th places. The 1500m Toby Thomas 4th and Joshua Sells 2nd B string. James McLaughlin came 2nd in the Discus 22.31 breaking his own club record from last week with Zachariah Montgomery winning the B string 17.15, a great double came in the shot with Montgomery wining in 7.69 and Connor Sitton winning the B string 7.21 and in the Javelin Jack Cannons came 3rd 24.35 with Sam Davis 3rd 20.85 in the B string.

The under 15 Girls came yet again 2nd place as all season to finish 6th overall in the league. The best result on the track was the 800m where Holly Donohoe smashed her best to win in 2.29.7 with Susie Drake winning the B string 2.37.6. In the sprints Zoe Forte came 3rd in the 100m 13.5 with Georgia Featherstone in a photo finish but had to settle for 2nd 13.4, earlier in the day Featherstone came 2nd in the A string 200m 27.6 with Donohoe 4th B string 28.5. In the High Jump Forte was just beaten to take 2nd place 1.45 with Susie Drake 2nd as well in the B string 1.25, in the throws best came from Discus with Kiah-jay Stevens 2nd 23.81 and Charlotte Booker 1st B string 17.0

Finally the four u17men were against tough opposition and came 4th, New Comer Ben Josie fared well with 4th place in the 100m 11.7 and one place better in the 200m 23.9. George Biggs came 4th in the 100m B string 12.3 and 3rd in the 200m B string 25.2. Joe Osler came 2nd in the long jump 5.42 and winning the B string Shot 8.92 as Christian Randall came 4th in the A string 9.38, Randall’s best event the Javelin secured anther club win with 38.98 and in the Discus had to settle for 2nd place 24.68.

In the Under 11s Quadkids event, the boys won on the day ensuring they kept runners up spot in the league. Individually Ben East was overall winner with Toby Stancombe in 3rd, Harry Booker 5th and Oliver Brashaw 7th and dominating the Vortex Throw taking 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th places. The girls team could only manage 5th with Sophie Wheadon the highest scorer in 6th place individually but winning the Vortex throw. On combined boys and girls scores, the under 11s finished in 3rd place in the league.