Eastern Young Athletes’ League, Peterborough Sunday 4th August 2013

 

Total

BU13

BU15

MU17

GU13

GU15

WU17

Havering Mayesbrook

745

88

136

123

129

117

152

Nene Valley

727

132

105

165

76

113

136

Bedford & County

702

107

140

142

84

120

109

Luton

323

30

59

37

108

30

59

Peterborough

298

37

4

24

100

105

28

Ryston/West Norfolk

238

41

46

36

6

101

8

Biggleswade

122

21

59

12

0

0

30

HMAC Results (PDF)  

A brilliant win in the final fixture at Peterborough on Sunday from the Eastern Young Athletes squad has earned them third in the league table and a place in the end of season Top 6 final.

A much better turn-out from the Under 17 women secured a fine win Georgie Taylor as expected won the shot & discus and also the B honours in the 300m. Chenice Constable won both the long & the high jumps, the latter in a new PB, and was second in the 200m. Mercy Gutteridge won the pole vault and was second in the B shot. Lucy Bailey won the B hurdles & improved her best to win the B high jump, and was second in the long jump. Louise Lear won the B triple jump, improved her 100m PB in third and jogged round in the 800m for points, as did Tomi Akingbade who was also third in the triple jump. Michelle Hughes’ had a hat-trick of second places in the 200m, 300m & hurdles. Lily Swift had no problems stepping up from her U15 age group and winning the B discus & placing second in both the hammer & B javelin. There was also a win for the sprint relay quartet of Tomi, Chenice, Georgie & Michelle.

The Under 13 girls maintained their winning streak run, thanks to 11 individual wins. Mayi Hughes won the discus & improved her best to win the B hurdles and was also third in the high jump.  Philippa Gill won the A shot in a new PB and was runner up in the javelin, as was B string Kerys Middleton, and Sophie Taylor added B string wins in discus & shot. Katie & Jessica Mitchell won A & B 800m and Sophie Rand took the 1500m B honours, with Kate O'Neill second in the A event. Isabella Purdie won the A hurdles and Elizabeth Adams had a B string win double in the 100m & high jump.  Hollie King's long jump third place completed the line up. 

The Under 15 Girls were second to Bedford in a close three-way competition. Modupe Shokunbi produced the only track victories in both sprints and Freya Gutteridge's won the discus, was second in the shot & third in the hammer. Tolu Akingbade had a trio of second placings in both B sprints and the shot, while Rebecca Brown again moved up an age group with ease to place second in the 1500m, and Emily Marshall was also second in the B 800m.

The improved Under 15 Boys squad were edged out by four points and notched up nine wins. Olla Obaye won both high & long jumps and was third in the 300m, while Matt Owers won the B high jump and was second in both the hurdles & B 300m. Billy Lecomber-Fletcher won the shot and was second in the discus & hammer while Sonny Nash comfortably won the javelin. More throws success came from John Nelson who had a hat-trick of B string wins in javelin, shot & discus.  Kieran Riddell won the B hurdles and Morgan Seaman was second in the 200m.

The Under 17 Men were third. Tom Pitkin won the hurdles, with Sam Omo-Olofin winning the B, and Tom smashed his 400m best in second. Ed Thompson won the pole vault and James George had a second place treble in B string 100m, long jump & triple jumps and Michael Duncan was second in the discus.

The Under 13 Boys also finished third. Jairzinho Morris was the only A string winner taking the long jump in a new PB and adding second places in both sprints. The only other win came from Zak Mackay with a PB in the B hurdles while Sam Mezoori was second in both the 200m B & long jump with third places from Aaron Freshwater (hurdles & B discus), James Adams (B shot) & Oliver Swift (B javelin).

The squad now face league winners Stevenage and runners up Bedford - both of whom they have beaten already - plus Basildon, Nene Valley &Ipswich in the Top 6 final at Stevenage on 8th September.

Provisional Top of Table (after 5 of 5 matches):

1. Stevenage & NH  34 (3680); 2  Bedford 32 (3598); 3  Havering M 32 (3564.5) . 4 Basildon 31   (3321); 5  Nene Valley H  31  (3313); 6  Ipswich 29  (3307.5