Wessex League Match 4

Team Kennet Achieved one of their best ever team results by winning the last match of the Wessex Junior Track and Field League at Andover on Sunday.

Lying in second place they had to beat league leaders Basingstoke, they did this in a close match the Yellow vests of West Berkshire lead from the start which saw 90 Athletes turn out for the Club.

Team Kennet                     608
Basingstoke                       561
Winchester                        377
Andover                            264
MADJA                              243
Haslemere                         DNA

Lots of personnel best times were achieved on the day and three new clubs records set in the age groups.

The under 17 men won on the day and took Runners Up spot in their age group League.

Dylon Suppo was fired up as he won both his sprint races 100m 11.5 and 200m 23.8, in the B string 100m Max Carnell came 2nd 12.8 and a win from Dominic Demonte 25.9 in the 200m

Tom Murrell won his 1500m and made sure he won his B string 800m with Evan Hartley taking the A string. Hartley made it another win in the 100m hurdles.

Another Double win came in the Javelin Rafael Ribiero throwing 40.26 and Murrell 27.03, Joe Osler came 3rd in the High Jump with 1.70 and in the 400m both Evan and Murrell clocked 59.2 for two second places.

Ribiero came 3rd in the Shot 9.20 and Demonte 2nd B with 8.38

The under 15 boys also won their match on the day, double wins came from Stuart Bladon 1.60 and Ryan Cannons 1.40 in the High Jump, in the Shot with Zachariah Montgomery 8.69 and Sam Hart 7.76, in the Discus James Hills 33.42 and Montgomery 21.46 while on the track this was matched in the 1500m James McLaughlin 4.47.4 and Alex Colston 4.50.4.

The 800m Sam Hart cruised to a victory in 2.14.8 with B string Cannons 2.28.4 in 2nd place. Bladon won the B string 300m 44.0 with Hart 3rd in the A 43.7, Both Daniel Hockaday and Kieran Peppiatt came 3rd in both sprints. Hill lept 5.11 in the long jump for 2nd place with Bladon 3rd B string.

The u13 boys had to settle for 2nd place, they dropped only 1 point in the throws as they have done all season, Ben East and Harry Booker getting a double win in the shot, Booker 21.65 and Cameron Smith 17.02 made it anther Double win and in the Javelin East had to settle for 2nd place with a throw of 30.55 but Jack Cannons won the B in 29.41.

Ben East had to settle for 2nd place in the high jump with 1.43 with Thomas Joyce 3rd B string. Cameron Langley made it anther win in the Long jump with 3.83

The only track win came from the B string 800m with Toby Thomas winning this in 2.40.0. Cameron Dunbar came a creditable 4th in the 100m 14.5 with Cannons 2nd in the B string 14.0, Tom Hills came 2nd in the B string 200m 30.3

The under 13 girls just missed out on winning their age group, Anna Pettit and Lucy Draper made sure of a good start by winning a double in the 1200m 4.10.8  and 4.24.3. Ellen Hill came close to winning her 70m hurdles with 12.8 and Lucy West winning her Hurdles fell with two to go and had to settle for 5th place. Both the 800m girls came 2nd Lucy Wells 2.41.1 and Phoebe Hoaen 2.47.7, in the sprints Freya Owen clocked third places in her 100/200 races A string 14.6/30.8, this was matched in the B strings by Lucy West 100m 14.9 and Maddi Barnes 200m 30.8

Again it was the field events that scored well, same as the boys they dropped only 1 point in the throws, Double win came from Millie Quaintance 31.26 and Hoaen 26.41 in the Javelin, Maddi Barnes and Kora-May Stevens 24.35 and 16.41 in the Discus, it was Barnes who came 2nd in the A string Shot 7.59 and Stevens 6.52 winning the B string. Quaintance came 3rd in her High Jump 1.35 and Long Jump 4.00 and Izzy Brown 3.66 for 2nd place in the B string.

The under 15 girls also came 2nd place overall in their match Darcey Fleming got the track under way winning the 75m hurdles 11.4 just missed the league record by .1 second but broke her own club record in the mean time. Kira Angell came 2nd in the B string 13.3, on the Field events again solid good points came in the throws dropping only 2 points, double win and anther club record came in the Discus with Kiah-Jay Stevens 28.83 with Mia Eldridge 21.64. The Shot Eldridge took the A win 10.34 with Stevens 8.39 for the B win and Javelin Angell made it anther win 26.85 with Charlotte Booker 12.45. Fleming and Holly Donohoe won both their Long Jump strings with 4.75 and 4.17 and Angell cleared 1.45 in the High Jump for 3rd place. On the track the best placing came in the 300m with Donohoe and Emily Gould both taking 2nd places. Fleming made it a hatrick of wins in 100m clocking 12.8 equalling the club record with Caoimhe Ruddock 3rd B string, Gould came 3rd in the 200m A string with Ruddock 2nd B string 28.5

The under 17 women won their age group, Jordan Donovan winning the 100m 13.3 and taking 2nd in the 200m 27.6  Georgia Featherstone was 2nd B string in the 100m 13.3 and won the 200m B string 27.8  both teamed up in the long jump with Donovan 2nd A string and Featherstone winning the B string.

Both Carys Cox and Susie Drake were 2nd in their 300m strings 42.7 and 46.9 respectively. Drake won her 800m in 2.34.2, and Cox won her 1500m race, Both Cox and Drake were winners in the High jump.

The Shot Zoe Forte and Harriet Allan both came 2nd,  Forte matched this in the Javelin 27.65 and finally earlier on the day Forte and Harriet Allan came 2nd in their strings of the 80m hurdles.

The club had nearly 40 athletes doing non scoring which shows the depth of talent the club has u15 boys Discus James Mclaughlin 22.94, u17w Harriet Allan 1.30, u13b Shot Cameron Smith 5.96, 1200m u13g Rebecca Thomson 4.35.5, Georgina Thomson 4.36.8, u15b 1500m Rupert Uttley 5.18.2, u15b Long Jump Kieran Peppiatt 4.87, u13b 200m Jack Cannons 29.6, u13g 200m Lucy West 32.3. Izzy Stevens 33.3, Lily Darcy-Masters 34.8, u17m 200m  Max Carnell 25.9, u15g Shot Charlotte Booker 6.56, u15boys 300m Rupert Uttley 46.9, Alex Colston 47.5, Ryan Cannons 47.2