SAL Match 2

Team Kennet struggled in their second match of the Southern Athletics League with injuries and exams for younger team members but those who turned up made up with some superb performances down on a very sunny Ashdown Track in Poole, which fell on a Sunday for this match.

1 Team Dorset 223
2 City of Salisbury 189
3 Havant AC 168
4 Team Kennet 117

Host Club Team Dorset took full control to win the match, a welcome return from the States Alex Hanson made sure he had a hatrick of wins, Firstly in the 800m he took a convincing win in 1.58.8 by over 50m, next up was the 3000m, playing with the field he adventually broke cleat on last lap to take his second win of the day in 9.11.6 and some 45minutes later went on to make it thre out of three in the 1500m clocking 4.09.8. Team mate Ben Schiffer-Harte teamed up in all three events with Hanson coming 3rd in the 800m/1500m and second in the 3000m.

Another welcome return was Peter Saunders, he won a two A strings first the long jump with 6.01 and later the Triple Jump 12.51, he was well backed up by Joe Osler in the B string leaping to 5.71 for a win and again another B string win came from Stuart Bladon 11.89,

Luke Angell won his Javelin with a 50m throw, while in the High Jump Joe Osler cleared 1.80 for 2nd place which was matched by Bladon in the B string 1.75.

Saunders secured another second in the A Shot with 8.48 and B Javelin 33.29, Luke Angell securing a third in the Discus 27.54, back on the Track in the shorter distanced, the 400m both Bladon 55.3 and Daniel Hockaday 58.8 could only get 4th places, same in the 200m with Zach Montgomery 26.1 and Hockaday 25.3 and again in the 100m Tait Weekes 12.1 and Montgomery 12.4

The Mens 4 x 400m team ran well clocking 3.43.5 for a superb second place.

The womens team ended up with two injuries right at the start weaking the team, but still some good performances, Izzy Hole made her debut in the 1500m Steeplechase event coming second with 6.01, Emily Faulkner came 2nd in the 5000m clocking 20.21.2 breaking the clubs under 20 record.

Kira Angell came 2nd in the 100m hurdles 6.01.3 and she matched that in the High Jump 1.45.

The Discus saw good points as Both Deborah Montgomery 19.47 and Cheryl Angell 16.46 both came 2nd in their strings, Montgomery made it another B string 2nd in the Javelin 20.92, in the Hammer Montgomery came 3rd 20.74 and Angell 2nd B string 18.34, Hole came 3rd in the triple Jump 8.55, back on the track the 1500m  Rosa Lawrence 5.36 had to settle for third place and Faulkner 5.37 for 2nd B string.

The 4 x 400m team came 4th after leading halve way round, with Kira Angell clocking the fastest time 69 seconds.