SAL Match 3

Team Kennet were in action in the Division 3 SW Southern Athletics League on a scorching day at Swindon.

The Yellow vests came a close third place on the day just behind hosts Swindon with league leaders Bournemouth taking the win and Poole Runners fourth.

There were some great double wins on the day, the Mens Triple Jump Joe Osler 12.55 and Stuart Bladon 11.83 remain unbeaten in the league this season in their string, while on the track a great double from James McLaughlin 2.06 and Ryan Cannons 2.26.2 in the 800m.

The Womens High Jump saw Kira Angell 1.50 and Chloe Spencer 1.45 taking a double win and Kira Angell made it another double as she won the Javelin 27.84 and Deborah Montgomery 23.28 taking the B.

More success came from Alisha Bradford making a welcome return in the B shot 8.29 with Deborah Montgomery taking 2nd A string 8.49, on the track Holly Donohoe was the clubs only female track winner in a superb race she won the 400m in 64.3 with Rosa Lawrence taking 2nd B string. Both Donohoe 29.4 and Spencer 30.4 took 2nd places in the 200m, while in the longer distances Emily Faulkner had to settle for 2nd place leading until the last 100m in the 3000m clocking 11.39.4. Faulkner again took the lead only to lose it in last 100m in the 1500m coming 2nd again 5.30.9, and Georgina Bradford making a welcome return helped the points tick over coming 2nd in both 800 and 1500m B strings. Spencer made it another 2nd place in the 400m hurdles 82.3, while Angell won the shorter Hurdles 19.3.

Charlotte Booker took third place in the Hammer 28.17 which was matched by Cheryl Angell. In the Discus both A. Bradford 28.71 and C. Angell 16.01 took 2nd places.

Both the relay teams came home in third places in the women’s.

The mens track Josh Willock made a welcome return coming 2nd in the 100m 11.6 with Tait Weekes taking 3rd B in the 200m Daniel Hockaday 24.6 and Zach Montgomery 25.6 came 3rd

The 400m saw both under 17s earning personnel bests Stuart Bladon 53.4 coming 3rd and Daniel Hockaday 55.8 2nd B string.

Dean Maker made a welcome return to the track to help B strings in 5000m and 1500m coming 2nd in both while Ben Schiffer-Harte tackled the longer races coming 3rd in the 5000m and winning the B string 2000m Steeplechase 8.46 with Bradley Thomas taking 2nd 8.15.1, back on the field the Javelin picked up the best of the throws with Luke Angell throwing 49.21 2nd place and Steve McLean 28.64 for 3rd B string. Mclean threw 28.85 for 3rd A string in the Discus with Angell 2nd B string 24.90. The Mens Relays teams saw a close affair in the 4x100m with TK coming 3rd 47.7 with less than a second separated all teams while in the under Mens 4x400m it was a under 17 Ryan Cannons, Stuart Bladon, Daniel Hockaday and James McLaughlin coming 2nd 3.57.4 breaking the clubs u17 record.