Wessex League Match report

Team Kennet were co hosting in the last Wessex League match of the season held at Abingdon that saw 8 clubs in first time take part in a league match , The club saw a good 60 athletes turn out for the match to finish in third place, the result meant that Team Kennet were 7th out of the 24 clubs in the final league tables, with all the deductions of non officials Team Kennet came out on top supplying most officials all year and this moved them up to 5th overall only 3pts behind League winners New forest Juniors.

Final match score was

Bournemouth                    516

Waverley                            455.5

Team Kennet                     369

Slough                                 308.5

Aldershot                            152

Poole Runners                   71

Guests Abingdon and Havant/SETAFA were non scoring

The under 15 girls team came 2nd on the day and finished 3rd overall in their age group league, Clare McGonnell had a superb day with a hattrick of wins firstly winning the 75m hurdles in 12.66, throwing a new personnel best in the Javelin 33.47 moving her to UK ranked 20 and finally winning the 300m in 44.11. There was a brilliant double win in the high Jump from Twin Sisters Neve Wright 1.50 and Mia 1.48, Bethany Maclean backed up McGonnell to win the B string Javelin 21.41, also in the Throws the Discus two second places came from Evie Lewis 20.43 and Suki Humphreys 17.23, Both Teamed up in the Shot matched the placings Lewis 6.92 and Humphreys 6.36, the Long Jump Sophie Moores came 3rd with 4.18 and Maclean 4.10 for 2nd placed B string.

Back on the Track there was also two 2nd places in the 800m Maclean 2.43 and Leilah Gaye 2.55, Gaye came 3rd in her 300m B string, on the shorter sprints the competition was fierce, the 100m Moores came 4th A string 14.3 and Amy Chivers also 4th B string 14.25, the 200m faired better Moores 29.68 and Chivers 29.7 both taking 3rd places.

The 4x100m Relay TK had 2 girls teams the main squad of McGonnell, Chivers, Maclean and Moores were just edged out for 2nd place 56.19 and the Non Scoring Team did really well coming in just behind the A team of TK in 57 seconds.

The under 17 girls also came 2nd in their match, to finish in the top 6 overall Charlotte Absolom won her Long Jump and B string Shot 9.15, Annabel Maclean won the A string Shot 9.26 and her discus 24.8 and Alanna Smith won the Javelin with 29.03 and was 3rd in her 800m 2.48.8.

The under 13 girls put in all round great team effort to finish 3rd that saw only 8 pts separate  four teams scoring highly. Emerald Hill-Sawyer had another great day as her confidence in the sport is excelling she sat back in her 800m to sprint finish and win in 2.36.7, She had to settle for 3rd place in the A string long jump 3.41 and 15.2 in the 100m was only good enough for 5th in a strong field.

Zoe Dickson won the Discus with 19.38, a double win came in the Javelin Eliska Simpson threw 22.06 and Anna Hall 21.02 both girls getting in the top 40 UK rankings. Ella Cronk cleared 1.20 for 5th A string and New comer Hannah Taylor came 2nd B string 1.15. I the long distance race 1200m Charlotte  Bailey came 3rd A string and Hall 4th B string, Cronk was 3rd B string her 800m. Maja Cotton picked up B string points in the 100m 5th place and 200m 4th place.

The under 15 Boys came 3rd on the day Ben Cooper had another good day he came 2nd in his 100m A string 12.05 and James Simmons came 3rd B string, Simmons was 4th in his 200m 27.6, Ivan Checkmozov was in good form as he won his 800m in 2.17 and came 2nd later in the 300m 41.5, Oliver Carroll ran 2.28 for 2nd B string in the 800m Carroll came 3rd in the Long Jump 4.38 and Simmons took a B win with 4.18. James Fenner won his Javelin 39.55 an came 3rd in his 300m, the 4x100m relay team were pipped right on the line and had to take 2nd place in 51.77 (Cooper, Simmons, Fenner and Carroll).

The Under 13 Boys also were 3rd in their match capping a good season, double win came in the javelin Will McDonald  throwing 32.79 and Noah Lauder-Clarke 25.43, Turkay Altuntas won the Discus 27.31 to go in to UK number 9 and McDonald taking 2nd place 16.16, in the Shot Altuntas made it another win with 9.90 and Lauder-Clark 3rd B. The long Jump Aiden Fleming came 2nd A string with 4.30 and Harry Fenner won his B string 4.07. Fleming took full control of his 800m race to come home in first place 2.37.1 and Ben Daley coming 4th B string. In the sprints Fenner and Lauder-Clarke and Josh Ladds picked up good points. The Relay team came 3rd consisting of Mcdonald, Lauder-Clarke, Fenner and Ladds

The under 17 men came 4th in their match Double wins came in the Shot Seb Simpson10.76 and Brandon Carter 7.48, Simpson won his discus 35.24 and another double win came in the Javelin Brandon Carter 41.16 and Simpson 20.35.

George down came 2nd in his long Jump 5.86.