Essex Championships, Day 4 , Southend,
Saturday 20 September 2008
The U15 Girls
as the curtain came down on the track and field season in
Day 4 of Essex Championships at Southend on Saturday.
In-form Rebecca O'Neill led off for the U15s and legs by Rachel Sadler and Eleanor Bounds ensured 3x800m gold in 7m 17.9s, defending the title that the squad, which had included Rebecca & Eleanor, won at Colchester last year. The young B team of Amanda Blaxland, Shannon Sullivan; Becky Stanley were eighth.
Two other teams gained podium places.
The Under 17 Men's squad of Terry Hughes, Charlie Moss, Jack Edgar-Hill. Jordan Brown took bronze in the 4x100m relay in 45.3s.
The second bronze was added by the U13 boys 3x800m relay squad of Freddy Keefe, Nick Duffey and Finbar Smyth who stopped the clock at 7m 34.5s.
Nick Duffey was drafted in at short notice to join Jordan Fox, Alex Law and George Perkins in the U13B sprint relay team which were edged out of the medals by a tenth of a second in fourth.
Elsewhere there were slim pickings as other squads ended up sixth, seventh or eighth.
3000m 2nd - Hayley Pegg - 11:08.1
Under 15 Girls
4x100m: 7th - Rylie Trott, Deborah Knight, Holly Thomas, Nicola Peachey - 54.8s
3x800m relay: 1st - Rebecca O'Neill (2:23.7), Rachel Sadler (3:32.9), Eleanor Bounds (2:21.3): 7m 17.9s
B Team: 8th - Amanda Blaxland (2:43.6), Shannon Sullivan (2:43.7); Becky Stanley (2:37.0): - 8m 04.3s
Under 13 Girls
4x100m: 7th - (Jessica Fazakerley, Grace Duffey, Zhaania Stephenson, Sacha Martin) - 60.8s
3x800m: 6th - Hannah Bloy (2:54.5), Jessica Fazakerley (2:50.3), Avril Loynes (2:38.4): - 8:23.2
Under 17 Men
3000m 4th - Callum Sutton- 9:17.3 PB; 8th - Daniel Shanney 9:40.1 PB; 9th - Thomas Shanney 9:46.3 PB; 11th - Jamie Buckley-Stanton 9:51.9; 13th - Chris Lowe 9:55.9 PB; 14th - Joseph Waked 9:59.6 PB;
4x100m: 3rd - Terry Hughes, Charlie Moss, Jack Edgar-Hill. Jordan Brown 45.3s
Under 15 Boys
4x100m B Team: 7th - Fred Mokoso, Tom Salmon, Glen Wileman, James Perkins: - 52.1s
A Team - Rhys Stevenson, Jake Nelson, Michael Lewis, Adam Samuel DQ
3x800m A Team: 7th - Tyler Bennett (2:29.1), Cameron Fazakerley (2:27.2), Tom Davies (2:29.5): - 7:25.8s
B Team - 8th - Ross Earney (2:39.5), Adam Wileman (2:40.0), Josh Connors (2:33.1): - 7:52.6
Under 13 Boys
4x100m: 4th - Nick Duffey, Jordan Fox, Alex Law, George Perkins - 54.3s
3x800m: 3rd - Freddy Keefe (2:36.9), Nick Duffey (2:32.8), Finbar Smyth (2:24.9):- 7m 34.5s
Link to full results (when available)