Eastern Young Athletes’ League, Peterborough Sunday 10th May 2015

 

Total

BU13

BU15

MU17

GU13

GU15

WU17

Stevenage & NH

710.5

74

131.5

110

92

139

144

Nene Valley

666

77

99

136

91

98

145

Havering

653

94

88

96

113

137

110

Cambridge & Coleridge

614

122

142

32

103

77

118

Team Norfolk

376

64

50

74

53

93

27

Peterborough

315.5

35

59.5

0

78

63

60

Biggleswade

171

52

33

30

28

4

9

 Link to Havering AC Results (PDF)

A stretched Eastern Young Athletes squad had to settle for third at Peterborough on Sunday.

The Under 13 girls stole the show as they racked up ten victories to win their section. Six wins came in the field events as Robyn Moody took both the shot & discus, both in new bests, and added B 200m victory for good measure. The javelin pairing of Adelaide Thatcher-Gray & Ruby Mace were also both victorious, as was Alice Brown in the B discus (PB). Alice also improved her best to win the 800m, and Jessica James’ PB won her the B 800m. Jessie Gower won the B long jump and set a new hurdles best in third, as Adelaide won the B hurdles in her fastest time. Ruby’s high jump PB earned second place, with Isabella Smith second in the B, with Poppy Ellis was another second place finisher in the 1500m B.

The Under 15 girls were edged out by meeting winners Stevenage.  Mayi Hughes equalled her bests in winning both hurdles & high jump, and her partners Grace Newson (hurdles) & Elizabeth Adams (high jump) both ensured winning doubles in these events. Jade Kavanagh’s 200m PB won the B event, Philippa Gill & Katherine Buckley both set new bests to win A & B shot, and Philippa added runners up placings in both javelin (PB) & hammer, with Rochelle Constable second in the B javelin. Rosie Brown & Sophie Taylor scored full points in the discus and Rosie was also second in the B 800m and third in the 300m, Charlotte Fransham was runner up in the B long jump, Caitlin Saggers third in the 300m B as were Jessica Mitchell & Grace Dukelow who both set PBs for third in the 1500m strings.

The Under 13 boys were also second through a good all round team display. Alfie Kelly contributed the only A string win in the high jump, with Billy Riley taking B honours and Alfie also added third places in the hurdles & shot.  Hal Hutton had a hat-trick of runners up spots in discus, javelin & shot, Todd Riddell (discus) & Luke Chester (javelin) added B string second places while Victor Hughes (800m) & Alex Ford (1500) were third in their events.

The Under 17 Men lacked numbers but were third thanks to seven victories. Shandell Taylor starred with a trio of wins in the high jump, 100m B & javelin B, and Kieran Riddell added a pair of wins in the A javelin & hurdles B. Matt Owers & Lewis Debenham won both strings on the 400m, Jack Noons was second in the pole vault, and third places went to Elliott Addison (200m) & Kieran O’Hara’s big 800m PB.

The Under 17 women similarly lacked numbers despite three U15s stepping up an age group. Modupe Shokunbi won both sprints, with a season’s best in the 200m, and also anchored the relay team to victory. Katie Dawson & Abigail Shipton were both high jump runners up and Katie added a 300m third place, and Abigail 100m B second. Elysha Thatcher-Gray’s shot PB and Freya Gutteridge’s discus effort won those events. Under 15s Yinka Shokunbi & Kerys Middleton were both third in the shot & discus, while the third U15 stepping up, Sophie Rand was fourth in the 1500m.  Shannon Dooley (hurdles), Holly Nash (200m) & Josie Waddams (javelin) added third places.

The young Under 15 boys’ team worked hard to cover for absence team-mates but struggled to make an impact. Jack Rice smashed his 800m PB for victory & also was fourth in the 300m in a new PB. Nathan Leach won the B high jump and was second in the B hurdles and Sam Atkins’ 1500m PB placed him third.

The squad now have it all to do in the remaining three fixtures if they are to keep up their run of Top 6 league placings.

 Link to Havering AC Results (PDF)