Wessex League Match 1

Team Kennet Junior Athletes were back in  League  action after 20 months, in a thrilling Wessex Young Athletes League match that saw Team Kennet in their NEW club vests lead all through the match till the Relays. The final match score was

SWINDON                          496
TEAM KENNET                  494
SOUTHAMPTON               189
POOLE AC                          163
ANDOVER                           138
DORCHESTER                   DNA

Under 17 age group won on the day that saw Oliver Ford break the club Shot putt record throwing 13.17m, Ford went on to win the Discus with 41.29m just missing the club record, in a very tough Javelin Competition Ford had to settle for 4th place with 40.01m, Brandon Carter won the B string Javelin 39.55, Tom Wells winning the B string Discus 27.38 and Jonah Briggs winning the B shot. The High Jump saw another Double win from Euan Avery 1.73 and Matt Jones 1.70, in the Long Jump Matt Jones 5.42 and Oliver Humphrey 4.82 both finished second in their strings, on the Track Humphreys won the 100m hurdles in 14.99. In the longer race of the day 1500m Toby Clark was 3rd 4.36.6 and Noah Kemp won the B string 5.04.2, The Sprints Avery clocked 12.5 in the 100m for 4th A and Briggs 13.1 for same position in the B, both teamed up in the 200m for 2nd  and 3rd places.

The  4 x 100m team also came in 2nd place just clocking over 51 seconds

The under 15 girls also won their age group dominating the field events, Twins Mia Wright and Neve Wright secured a double win in the high jump both clearing 1.40m, in the Shot another Double win came from Zoe Allen 9.60m and Claire McGonnell 6.92, The Discus another Double win Annabel MaClean 20.12 and Kirsten Fraser 14.74, and Also in the Javelin Alanna Smith 25.72 and McGonnell 25.04 , Octavia Thomas came 2nd in the Long Jump 4.27 and another B win for Neve Wright 4.15.

On The Track best performance came from Emma Davies in the 800m winning with a fast 2.25.3 and Smith taking 2nd B 2.44

Kirsten Fraser won the longer distance 1500m in 4.58.8, Fraser later went on to win the A string 300m 45.7 and Davies the B string 48.2, in the 200m Allen 28.9 and MaClean 29.9 both finished 2nd place, but  in the shorter sprint a fantastic win in the 100m  from Octavia Thomas 13.8 and B win from Allen 14.1

The  4 x 100m relay quarter came back from no where to almost win just missing out to take 2nd place in 55.8

All the other age group took second places in their age groups, with best performance on the track on the day came from under 13 boys 1500m race where Rory Barclay-Watt stole the show with 4.46.1 to go top 8 UK ranking with a superb victory and team mate Elliott Murphy clocking 5.03.93 second home but B string win, Ethan Kuijten clocked 2.36 in the 800m for 3rd place matched by Aaron Carter in the b string, Kuijten taking 2nd b in the long jump,   Kuijten 2nd A string in the Shot and Charlie Todd winning the B string, best of the throws.

The under 15 boys Ivan Chekmazov came 2nd in the 1500m 5.18.2, on the Field best result came in the High Jump Jacob Avery winning with 1.47 and Jacob Bangs winning the B string 1.45, Seb Simpson had a good day on the throws winning the Shot 34.28 and 2nd in the Shot 9.76, Josepth Hoaen teamed up with Simpson in the Shot for 2nd B and Winning the Discus B 21.38 and in the Javelin James Fenner won this with 29.33 and Hoaen taking his 2nd B string win of the day 21.20

The under 13 girls just missed out winning their age group, in the throws a great double win came from Eliska Simpson 16.20 and Suki Humphreys 13.68 in the Discus, In The Shot the two teamed up Simpson 2nd A string 6.71 and Humpreys winning the B string 6.46. the high jump secured another double win Bethany MaClean winning A string 1.25 and Amber Stiles 1.25 winning the B string.

On the track a great race developed in the 1200m which came down to the last 100m Amber Stiles was just out sprinted in to 2nd place with 4.16.2, in same race Lilia Gale was 3rd B string, MaClean came 2nd in her 800m 2.49

The under 17 women Aimee Dickson came 2nd in the A string 80m hurdles and B string win from Charlotte Absolom 13.9, Shot saw a double win from Absolom 9m and Dickson B string 8.14, Annabel Todd won her Discus 18.60, on the track best result came in the 300m Todd 2nd A and Dickson 2nd B