SAL Match 1

Team kennet were in action on Saturday in the first match of the southern athletics league division 3sw at Basingstoke.

Fifteen wins on the day saw a very close match between the four teams.

Winchester 190

Andover/Overton 176

Team Kennet 167

Swindon 157

Hepthathlete Hayley Steward had a successful day firstly winning her shot with a big throw of 10.94 and then going into the 400m storming to victory down the home straight in 62.9.

Sophie Wheadon moving up to u17s took to the challenge in the b string shot to win this in 8.82 and had to settle for 2nd in the Discus with a big 31.37 throw. Alisha Bradford won the b string discus with 25.63 and earlier she finished 2nd in the hammer 29.72. The b string hammer saw Charlotte Brookes win with a throw of 28.29 as team kennet dropped just a few points finally Pheobe Hoaen won the javelin with a big throw of 40.60 and Alisha Bradford taking 2nd b string.

Steward came 2nd in the triple jump 9.50 in the long jump Caitlin Howell came 2nd in the b string.

The high jump picked up two 2nd places Anna Montagne in the A string 1.55 and Ellie Armstrong 1.35

On the track a double win came in the 2km Steeplechase that saw 4 TK girls run Bethan Philip winning in 8.35 and Izzy Hole 8.58. Both Georgina And Rebbecca Thomson 8.38.0 and 8.45.6 were in contention.

Both Thomson girls ran well for 3rd places in the 400mhurdles coming 3rd.

In the Mens section a double win came in the javelin Luke Angell 52.80 and Graham Chambers 21.44. Chambers winning the B string Discus later in the day.

Another double win came in the triple jump Joe Osler 11.93  and Ollie Basin 11.10. The high jump secured another double win Osler 1.80 and Harry Booker 1.55.

Daniel Hockaday just missed out on a win in the 400m hurdles also ran a good 200m b string for 2nd.

Ethan Haines moved up to the seniors to gain good experience in the 400m clocking sun 55 later ran 24.4 in the 200m for 3rd A string.

Daniel Collis, Simon Hockaday and Mitch Plus the tackled all the middle to longer distance races Picking up good points.

All round it was A good start to the season with a lot more athletes to come in will see match wins.