Wessex League Match 2

Team Kennet took part in the Wessex Young Athletes League at Southampton on Sunday in a tough match against lead leaders Winchester. The Yellow Vests saw over 70 athletes turn out and came away with a well deserved second place which saw  another League Record from Pheobe Hoaen in the under 17 Womens Javelin throwing 45.41 to take her to UK number 3

Final Match Score

Winchester City 602
Team Kennet 501.5
Southampton City 433.5
Isle of Wigh 260.5
Bournemouth 245.5
Poole Runners 60

The Under 17 Women came so close to winning their age group league, only 2 pts separated them from Winchester, Sophie Wheadon had a busy day in the throws, she won her B string Javelin with a 22m throw, while in her favorite event the Discus she won the A string with 31.14 and Ellie Armstrong won her B string, both teamed up again to win the Shot strings Wheadon 11.65 and Armstrong 9.48, in the High Jump, Georgina Thomson 1.35 and Rebecca Thomson 1.20 both came 2nd in their strings.

The Track events were tough for the girls, New Comer Faye Saunderson finished 3rd in her 100m 14.2 and 4th in the 200m 28.4 A strings, while in the B strings Izzy Kerslake came 2nd 14.2 and Amy Russell came 2nd in the 200m B 29.6, the slightly longer 300m Saunderson came 4th 48.3 and a B string win came from Lily Darcy-Masters 49.5. The 800m Georgina Thomson came 3rd and Pippa Thomas winning the B string and in the longer 1500m Rebecca Thomson came 3rd in the A string. The Relay quartet  of Ellie and Izzy Kerslake, Russell and Saunders came home in 2nd place 55.1

The under 17 men came 3rd in their age group, Ben East again won his Javelin with a throw of 65.26 and New Comer Ben Lawrence came 2nd in the B string 37.55, Harry Booker had to settle for 2nd in the Discus 37.06 and Oliver Gregory won the B string 31.40, the same positions came in the Shot again with Booker 11.52 and Gregory 10.61, the high jump saw a double win East winning this with 1.72 and Booker winning the B string 1.60, East made it a hatrick of wins in the 100m clocking 12.2 and Gregory came 4th in the 200m 25.4

The under 13 girls came up with very tough opposition with nearly every single event covered by all clubs, it was the field events that picked up the best of the points as the girls came 2nd in their match, Eve Brown and Alanna Smith teamed up in the Javelin to clinch a double win Brown throwing 23.77 and Smith 21.69, in the non scoring Claire McGonnell threw 21.73, in the Discus new comer Kiera Cawley came 2nd with 13.26 and Caitlyn Davies taking 3rd B string while in the Shot Zoe Allen won with a big 8.17 and Eve Brown taking 2nd in the B string 5.52, The High jump saw both TK girls jump 1.30 McGonnell taking 3rd A and Neve Wright winning the B string, in the Long Jump Wright came 3rd A string 3.92 and Lyla Goodwin winning the B string 3.86.

The Track was a different game McGonnell taking 2nd A in the 70m hurdles 13.7 with Amelie Ross 4th B string. Eve Brown took the only one of the two u13 track wins in the  1200m clocking 4.16.3 and Emma Davies taking 2nd B string 4.27.1. Zoe Allen won her 200m with a great effort 29.8, and Goodwin taking 3rd in the B string, in the shorter 100m Allen came 2nd in 14.6 and Goodwin 3rd B 15.7, Alanna Smith came 4th in the 800m A and Harriet Gibson taking 5th B and the last race of the day in the 4 x100m Allen, McGonnell, Goodwin, Davies came equal 3rd 59.3.

The under 13 boys came 2nd in their match, again it was the Field that took the best of the points, in the throws a Double win came in the Javelin James Fenner throwing 27.32 and Joseph Hoaen 20.92, The Discus saw another Double win again Simpson 20.67 and Sam Dennis 17.17, Simpson made it a hattrick of wins in the Shot with  7.58 and Dennis just missed out on winning the B with 6.27, Both Boys came 2nd in the high jump Jacob Avery 1.30 and Ivan Chekmazov 1.15 in the long jump Chekmazov came 3rd 4.04 and a B string win came from Fenner 3.65

On the track in the sprints Avery came 3rd in the 100m 15.7 and Jacob Woods taking nd B 15.9, in the longer 200m Avery came 3rd 30.7 and Fenner 2nd B 32.2, the middle distance races Checkmazov came 3rd in the 800m 2.40.6 and Hoaen 3rd B string 2.57.8 and in the longer 1500m Woods came 5th 5.21 and Kian Darcy-Masters 4th B 5.32.7 the relay quartet of Chekmazov, Fenner, Woods and Avery came 3rd 60.3

Both the under 15 age groups came 3rd in their age group matches, the highlight in the Girls was Annabel Todd who timed her 800m run to perfection to win in a very fast 2.22.6, team mate Annelise Gale taking 3rd in the B string 2.42,

Emily Tucker came 2nd in the Shot with 9.05 and Aimee Dickson 3rd B 5.99, in the Discus Todd came 4th 18.97 and Dickson 2nd B string 15.39, the High Jump Gemma Moon came 2nd 1.40 and Lottie Absolom came 2nd in the B string 1.35, in the Long Jump Absolom came 3rd 4.14 and same position in the B string by Annabel Gibson 3.66, on the Track Absolom came 4th in the 75m hurdles 13.7 and Gibson taking 2nd in the B string 14.2, best other result on the track came in the 300m with Todd taking 2nd place 45.1 the Relay quartet of Moon, Todd, Absolom and Ella Ward took 4th place 57.5

The Boys best results on the track came from Noah Kemp in the 1500m clocking 4.49 for 2nd place and Oliver Humphrey in the 80m hurdles, with the relay quartet of Harry Davis, Jonah Briggs, Matthew Jones and Humphrey taking 5th place 58.1

The field events faired better for the boys, in the long jump George Mackie jumped 4.56 for 3rd place and Matthew Jones taking 2nd in the B string 4.34, the High Jump was a superb competition, Jones coming 4th wit h1.45 and Euan Avery also jumping 1.45 in the B string won on count back, A Double win came in the Javelin Liam Cawley throwing 48.47 and Kian Hockaday 31.04, Cawley had a busy day taking 2nd in the Shot 10.85 with Hockaday 3rd B string, Cawley taking 3rd in the Discus 27.98 and Tom Wells taking 2nd in the B string 21.35