Team Kennet were in action over the bank holiday weekend in the Wessex Junior Track & Field League on Sunday.
A tough match and with the weather playing havoc later in the day causing the meeting to stop halfway through the 100m races ensured a great team victory for the Yellow Vests of West Berkshire
Final match score
Team Kennet 383
City of Portsmouth 355
Oxford City 331
City Of Salisbury 287
There was a convincing win in the under 13 boys now unbeaten in 5 league matches Harry Booker kick started some of the wins in the Shot with 7.09 with Ben East taking the other string 6.98, East made sure he had a hatrick of wins throwing a massive 30.37 in the Javelin then went on to win the High jump with 1.31. Jack Cannons won the B string Javelin with 23.38. In the Discus Booker threw 18.73 for 2nd place and Toby Stancombe 14.09 for 3rd B string. On the track the 800m dropped just 1pt Toby Thomas 2.39 for 2nd place and Oliver Brashaw 2.48.6 winning the B string. In the longer 1500m Maxim Brown came home in 5th 5.46 and another B string win came from Cameron Dunbar 5.49. Calvin Suppo had a busy day in the sprints, the 75m hurdles he was just edged out and had to settle for 2nd place 15.4. He then won both the second string 100m/200m 15.4/32.7. Jack Cannons came 2nd in the 100m A string 14.5 and Cameron Langley tackled the 200m A string for 3rd place 32.3
The under 15 boys also won their age group. Sam Hart took full control in the 1500m to storm away with 4.29.9 and in the shorter 800m race Alex Colston timed his sprint to perfection to win in 2.24.5 with Ryan Cannons taking 3rd in the B string 2.33.2. Daniel Hockaday won his sprint hurdles in 15.1 in a very close finish, Kieran Peppiatt came 3rd in both the A string 100m/200m 13.2/26.8 and Hockaday took 2nd in the B string 200m 28.0 and 3rd B in the 100m 13.7. The Field events picked up a massive haul of points with a double win in the Long Jump – James Hills 5.01 and Peppiatt 4.63, Stuart Bladon won the High Jump 1.50 and Ryan Cannons 1.40 made it another double while in the Throws it was second places all round in the Discus (Hills 26.60 and Zachariah Montgomery 17.58) and in the Javelin (Hills 29.04 and Montgomery 17.39).
The under 17 men were beaten by 1 pt, Oliver Hewitt won both his events setting a new club record in the Discus 37.94 and Javelin 32.30, the long jump a Double win came from Dylon Suppo 5.86 and Max Carnell 4.79. The 1500m saw Tom Murrell took full control of his race to win with 4.45.20 and in the 200m Dylon Suppo came 3rd 24.9 and Carnell 4th B string 26.1.
The girls matches were tough, the under 13 girls had a squad of 20, A double win came again in the Discus Maddie Barnes 19.92 and Kora-May Stevens 18.11, Stevens also won the B string Shot 6.84 with Barnes 3rd in the A string 6.97. Good points came in the High jump with Anna Pettit coming 2nd 1.30 and Ellen Hill winning the B string 1.20 in horrid conditions. On the track Pettit came 2nd in the 1200m 4.09.8 and Lucy Wells taking the only track win for the girls 4.21.1. Lucy West came 2nd in the 70m hurdles 14.8 while in the 800m Phoebe Hoaen was 3rd and Rebecca Thomson 4th. The sprints were strong on the day, and good points came from Freya Owen and Lucy West in the 100m and Ellie Armstrong and Lucy West in the 200m.
The under 15 girls also came 3rd overall. The 75m hurdles gave the girls a big boost to start the day as Darcy Fleming clocked 11.7 for a great win and Kira Angell made it another win 13.9, Holly Donohoe made it another win in the 800m 2.29.6 and Izzy Hole 2nd B string 2.37.2. In the sprints Fleming had to settle for 3rd place 28.1 and a good run from Emily Gould took 2nd place in the B string 30.8. Gould had to take the A string in the 100m coming 5th with Mia Eldridge 4th B string. Eldridge threw 9.54 in the Shot for 2nd place and Kiah-Jay Stevens taking 3rd in the B string. The Discus two second places came from Stevens 24.95 and Charlotte Booker 18.47 while in the Javelin Kira Angell came 3rd 22.65 with Stevens 2nd place in the B string 19.08. In the 1500m Rosa Lawrence came 4th 5.50.8
The under 17 women came 4th Susie Drake winning both her middle distance races 800m 2.33 and 1500m 5.15. Drake came 2nd in her high jump 1.35 and Harriet Allan winning the B string 1.30, Allan came 2nd in the 80m hurdles. Georgia Featherstone came 3rd in her 200m 29.2.
In the Under 11 Quadkids competition, the boys came 2nd overall with individual 3rd and 5th places for Kian Hockaday and Harry Davis. The girls came 4th with Annabel Gibson best placed individually in 12th with Lucy Colstan 14th and Brokke Asser 15th. In the indivual events the best yellow vests were Matthew Jones in 75m sprint with 12.5, Josh Donohoe in the long jump with 3.20m with Kian best in the 600m 2.07 and Vortex 30.29. For the girls, Brooke took the 75m in 12.3, Lucy the long jump in 3.36 and Annalise Gale the 600m in 2.15.8.