Oxford League Match 3

Team Kennet finished off their season in the Track and Field by winning the last match at Banbury in the Oxford Junior Track & Field League. This was enough to win their Second League of the season to cap an incredible season.
The under 15 boys retained their title for the age group and helped to win the overall Boys Shield as they won 9 events on the day, James Hills secured a great win in the Shot and taking a new club record with a 10.70 throw, team mate Zachariah Montgomery took the B string with 9.06. Another Double win came in the High Jump Stuart Bladon clearing 1.65 and Ryan Cannons 1.45. Another Double came again in the Long Jump the versatile Hills took overall win in the jump by leaping 5.10 and Kieran Peppiatt taking the B string 4.45. The 800m saw another double Bladon sitting back and out sprinting his rivals in the home straight winning in 2.19.5 and Cannons taking the B string 2.29.2. Daniel Hockaday won his sprint hurdles 15.8. In the longer distance race 1500m Alex Colston had to settle for second place with 4.53 while in the relay a good second came from Peppiatt,Montgomery, Hockaday and Bladon in 52.2
The under 13 boys were surprised as they just edged in front to win their age group, only 6 individual wins but a solid team performance, it was the Javelin that was the highlight of the boys with Ben East throwing 30.95 and Jack Cannons 30.32 both winning their strings, The Shot also saw another Double win Harry Booker gaining in confidence and throwing 7.34 with East 6.68 were miles ahead of their nearest rivals. In the Discus Booker had to settle for 2nd place with 16.80 but a stand in last minute Jack Cannons took the B string with 14.01. The High Jump East had to settle for 2nd place with 1.36 and Thomas Joyce 4th B string. On the track there was only one win, this came in the  800m, in the A  string Toby Thomas  was out kicked in the home straight clocking 2.37.6 for 4th place while Thomas Joyce took full advantage of a cat and mouse race by winning in 2.45.5. Cameron Dunbar was the only clubs 1500m runner coming 4th 5.48.7, while in the sprints Cannons and Tom Hills came 3rd in their strings 15.3/15/6 in the 200m Hills came 4th 32.8. The 4x100m relay the team of Hills, Cannons, East and Booker came home in 2nd place 59.3
The under 17 men came 3rd on the day, Joe Osler won his long jump 5.71 and his High Jump 1.70, Rafael Ribeiro won his Javelin with a massive throw of 50.71 to win this is the clubs second athlete to throw over 50m, he later came 2nd in the Shot with 9.71, with team mate Dominic De Monte winning the B string shot 8.42. De Monte took part in both the 100/200 coming 3rd and 5th with Osler coming 4th in the 200m B string.
The under 15 girls were there in strength for their match as they dominated this section with 9 individual wins and matching that in 2nd places to take a age group win. The day started well with a double win in the 75m hurdles Darcey Fleming 12.0 and Kira Angell 14.1, Fleming made it another win in the 100m clocking 12.9, she made sure of a hat trick of wins in the long jump leaping to 4.83 with Holly Donohoe winning the B string with 4.09. A Double win came in the Discus as Kiah-Jay Stevens  extended her unbeaten run in this event throwing 25.92 and Charlotte Booker 18.52, Both Stevens and Booker came 2nd in their shot 7.47 and 6.47 respectively. The High Jump Kira Angell cleared 1.45 for 2nd place and Olivia Buchanan won the B string with 1.40, back on the track in the 800m Donohoe came 2nd 2.41.2 and a well timed sprint in the B string secured a win for Izzy Hole 2.51.1, both teamed up in the 300m with both girls coming 2nd places in their strings. Rosa Lawrence came 4th in the 1500m just dipping under the 6min barrier while in the 200m race Buchanan came 3rd in 30.6
The 4 x 100m relay team of Buchanan, Angell, Donohoe and Hole came home in 2nd place
The under 13 girls came 2nd on the day, they could only manage 6 individual wins with most the of them coming from yet again the field events, the best result of the day was the Javelin where a Double win came from Millie Quaintance throwing 28.46 being well backed up by Phoebe Hoaen 25.04, another came from the Discus as Maddie Barnes won by nearly 10m in the A string 23.05 and Hoaen again taking the B string win with 16.04. Barnes teamed up with Freya Owen in the Shot Barnes coming 2nd 6.92 just being beaten with Owen winning the B string 6.21. More points came in the High Jump with Anouk Mauree clearing 1.30 to come in 2nd place but an impressive first go at the high jump from Lucy Wells secured a B string win with a height of 1.25. Lucy Wells was the only track winner with a superb run in the 1500m timing her finish to perfection as she came home in 5.11.6 just missing the clubs 1500m record, Rebecca Thomson ran a good race to come home in 2nd place 5.53.2 both girls setting new best times. In the 800m Hoaen ran in the B string coming 3rd 2.48 and Pippa Thomas not used to running as a scorer came 4th in the B string. The 100m was the best of the sprints for the yellow vests Owen 15.4 and Barnes 15.3 both came 2nd in their strings. The relay quartet of Mauree, Owen, Barnes and Hoaen came 4th.
The under 17 women only fielded two from the club Georgia Featherstone came 3rd in her 100m 13.7 and matched the placing this in the 200m 28.6. Susie Drake came 2nd in her 1500m, 4th in her 300m and 3rd in the high jump.
The under 9 girls came 2nd on the day in there Quadkids, but held on to win their league Catherine Jones the clubs best scorer on the day, Imogen Jones, Harriet Gibson, Rosie Lawrie, Ellis Attkins and Isla Facey all adding points to the tally.
The under 9 boys came 2nd on the day as well with Connor Joyce coming 3rd overall his impressive 600m of 2.09 was his best individual event. With both the u9 boys and girls coming second in their matches this was good enough for both age group to win their overall leagues. Other taking part were Isaac Mitcham and Sebastian Simpson
The under 11 section found the opposition tough, the boys finishing 4th on the day in a very close match with only 50 pts separating 2nd to 4th, Kian Hockaday was the clubs best overall individual coming 7th, with a consistent four events, Matthew Jones was one of the fastest 75m sprinters 11.8, while Digby Riggall was the best of the TK athletes in the 600m. The girls could only manage 5th place Aimee Dickson was the clubs highest finisher in 10th place, her best event was the 600m clocking 2.09, Annabel Gibson was the best of the clubs athletes in the long jump 3.23. In the leagues the boys finished 4th and the girls 5th. Other u11s taking part were Brooke Asser, Lucy Colston, Tabitha Grime, India Farrant, Abigail Horton, Oscar McClure, Matthew Jones, Toby Clarke, Oliver Humphrey, Colin Sinclair.