Wessex Match 2

Team Kennet Juniors came 3rd in the Second round of the Wessex Young Athletes League on Sunday held at a baking Aldershot Athletics Stadium.

There were some great performances as both under 13 and under 15 girls came third in their matches.

1             Waverley                            640.5

2             Camberley                          602.5

3             Team Kennet                     363

4             Southampton City            258

5             Fleet                                    225

6             Isle of Wight                      213

The under 13 girls started the day well in the 1500m Harriet Saunders taking 2nd place in the 1500m 5.50.4 and Jess McCurtin winning the B string 6.18.9, later in the shorter 800m Emerald Hill Sawyer also took 2nd in the A string 2.39.5 and Ella Cronk stormed down home straight to win B string in 2.49.79.

Hill Sawyer tackled the sprints in the 100m coming 3rd 14.4 and the 200m one better 2nd in a fast 29.3. Saunders tackled the B string sprints coming 5th in the 100m and 3rd in the 200m.

The Relay team clocked 61.6 to finish 3rd place.

On the Field Daisy Downer made her debut in the throws winning her A string Shot 5.65 with B string Anna Hall taking 2nd 5.24, Hall came 3rd in her Discus, but in the Javelin a Double win came from Hall 21,39 and Downer 15.4, The High Jump Cronk had to settle for 3rd place 1.28 with McCurtin making her Debut in the High Jump coming 2nd on count back with 1.20. Cronk and Downer both teamed up in the long Jump coming 4th and 3rd.

The under 15 Girls also started the day off well, Charlotte Bailey coming home in 2nd place in the 1500m 5.31.6, in the Sprints Sophie Moores came 5th in her 100m 14.1 and Emelia Lunn clocking 14.3 I the B string for 2nd place, Hannah Taylor came 5th in the 200m 30.3, while in the 300m later in the day Lunn came 3rd 47.0 and Bailey 2nd B string 49.9

The Relay Team also managed a 3rd place in 58.2

The points were much better in the Field event a Double win came in the Discus with Eliska Simpson 26.00 and Evie Lewis 22.27.

Zoe Dickson came 2nd in her Javelin 16.15, in the Shot Lewis came 3rd A string 7.98 and another win from Simpson in the B string 7.51, in the Jumps, The High, Bailey came 3rd  1.35 and a Win came in the B string Hannah Taylor 1.30., Two second places came in the Long jump, with Lunn 4.28 and Ellie Ross 3.89.

Clare McGonnell was the clubs only u17 competitor she stormed to a victory in the 300m 44.01 and also won her Javelin 28.46 and came a fine 3rd place in the 200m 28.10.

The under 13 boys had a tough competition in their age group, they had to settle for 4th place in a very close match, the day started well in the 1500m as Harry Smith rode with confidence to win the 1500m in 5.16.5 and a Frank Edwards made sure he won the B string in 5.46.09 both athletes getting personnel bests, the shorter 800m Oskar Larkin came 3rd in 2.35.4 and Noah Lauder-Clarke taking 2nd B 2.46.4, in the sprints the TK athletes found competition very fast, in the 100m Harvey Butler ran 15.3 for 6th place, Josh Brian took 2nd B string 15.3, two 4th places came in the 200m Butler 32.5 and Smith 32.1, points were hard to get in the Field best coming from Lauder-Clark in the Javelin for 2nd place 29.05.

The under 15 boys were again up against tough opposition in the sprints James Simmons came 6th in the 100m 12.8 and 5th in the 200m 26.0, Aiden Hunter made his debut for the club in the 800m 6th 2.46 and High Jump 1.30 for 4th placed.

Turkay Altuntas made sure he got wins as he was the clubs best athlete on the day winning two of his events, The Shot 9.97, the Discus 32.02 and taking 2nd B string in Javelin 20.48, Will McDonald taking 4th in the A String Javelin 26.96 which he took in the Discus 15.46.

The under 17 men saw the return of Ben Cooper in the 100m 12.1 coming 4th and 24.8 in the 200m taking 2nd place, Jacob Avery also taking 2nd place in the B string 24.9, Oliver Carroll came 4th in his 800m 2.26, in the Field events Avery took 4th A in the long jump 5.17 and Cooper winning the B string 5.04, Avery cleared 1.60 in the High Jump for 2nd place.