Southern Athletics League, Div 1, Round 4, Braintree

Saturday 13th July 2013

FINAL MATCH SCORE

1st

Colchester Harriers  204 points
2nd Havering Mayesbrook 188 points
3rd Stevenage  181 points
4th Milton Keynes  148 points

A second place finish behind the hosts Colchester Harriers helped ease relegation fears for the Southern League squad in a closely contested Division where 14 of the 16 clubs were covered by just four league points before the fixture.

Lydia Hallam comfortably won the 800m and returned to the track soon after to win the 400m. Her B string partners both won, with Sarah Wilson taking the B 800m honours and Michelle Hughes the 400m. Michelle was also second in the 200m and added triple jump points. Another Under 17 Rachel Forder won the discus and Laura Drew was second in the B string.

The seniors in the squad were not to be outdone with five wins including a B hurdles double for Claire Brennan and  B high jump win for Chloe van Wulven who was also second in the sprint hurdles & third in the 400m hurdles. Emma Christmas & Zoe Young won A and B javelin and Emma improved her hammer best. Vicky Smith earned second place points in the 1500m & steeplechase and Gemma Phillips also bagged two runners up spots in the 3000m & B 1500m.  Ellie Watson was second in the B long jump & another second place came from Bethan Siddons in the high jump & Bethan also improved her triple jump best, for third.  More points were added by Lucy Bailey (100m), Katie O'Sullivan (3000m), Mercy Gutteridge (pole vault) & Nina Brennan (pole vault & shot). 

Rob Warner produced the only A string win for the men taking the 'chase in a new season's best with Paul Berrett winning the B and there were six other B string wins. There was a B throws double in the discus & javelin for Mark Bishop, who also added long jump runners up points,  Arron Bonning took full points in the B triple jump and also placed second in the A javelin, B vault & shot. Another B success came from Lewis Middleton in the long jump and Jeremy Watson won the B sprint hurdles and was second in the triple jump while Jack Edgar-Hill was runner up in the A hurdles. Matt Bland  won the 1500m B event & Ian Anthony added 3000m points

Robbie Clarricoats set sprint PBs in both 100m - where he was second & 200m, and Daniel Margiotta was second in the B 100m.Danny Wilson was second in the discus & added shot & 400m points.  Nick Duffey (800m PB), Wolex Coker (200m), Ed Thompson (400m & vault), Jamie Buckley-Stanton (1500m),  Jake Nelson (400m hurdles & high jump) &  Martin Chester (3000m) completed the points tally

The final fixture on 10th August sees the squad travel to face league leaders Southampton.

EVENT

A STRINGS

Pos.

Time/Dist

B STRINGS

Pos.

Time/Dist

100

Emma Christmas 4 13.3 PB Lucy Bailey 4 13.5

200

Michelle Hughes (U17) 2 26.2 Ellie Watson 4 32.2

400

Lydia Hallam (U17) 1 60.4 Michelle Hughes (U17) 1 62.8

800

Lydia Hallam (U17) 1 2:15.8 Sarah Wilson (U17) 1 2:23.1

1500

Vicky Smith 2 5:02.5 Gemma Phillips 2 5:15.3

3000

Gemma Phillips 2 11:21.4 Katie O'Sullivan 4 14:25.5 PB

100H

Chloe van Wulven 2 15.0 Claire Brennan 1 16.3

400H

Chloe van Wulven 3 67.9 Claire Brennan 1 70.4
2000SC Vicky Smith 2 7:53.5 ==    

L.J.

Zoe Young 4 4.46m Ellie Watson 2 4.26m

H.J.

Bethan Siddons 2 1.70m Chloe van Wulven 1 1.60m

T.J.

Bethan Siddons 3 10.72m PB Michelle Hughes (U17) 4 8.02m

P.V.

Mercy Gutteridge 3 2.70m Nina Brennan 2 1.60m

S.P.

Zoe Young 4 8.65m Nina Brennan 4 7.18m

D.T.

Rachel Forder (U17) 1 40.53m Laura Drew (U20) 2 24.61m

J.T.

Emma Christmas 1 37.60m Zoe Young 1 26.35m

H.T.

Emma Christmas 4 23.34m PB Laura Drew 4 18.44m

4x100

Chloe, Claire, Emma & Lucy 4 53.5

4x400

Michelle (63.5), Ellie (71.5), Katie (67.6) & Chloe (61.5) 3 4:24.1

Non Scoring: LJ; Lucy Bailey U17 4.36

EVENT

A STRINGS

Pos.

Time/Dist

B STRINGS

Pos.

Time/Dist

100

Robbie Clarricoats U20 2 11.2 PB Daniel Margiotta 2 11.7

200

Robbie Clarricoats U20 3 22.8 PB Wolex Coker 3 24.0

400

Jack Edgar-Hill 4 57.6 Ed Thompson U17 3 59.3

800

Rob Warner 3 2:06.3 Nick Duffey U20 3 2:08.9 PB

1500

Jamie Buckley-Stanton 3 4:21.1 Matt Bland (M45) 1 4:22.0 PB

3000

Ian Anthony 4 10:07.0 Martin Chester M40 4 10:35.6

110H

Jack Edgar-Hill 2 16.1 Jeremy Watson 1 17.2

400H

Jeremy Watson 3 62.7 Jake Nelson U20 4 76.9

3kSC

Rob Warner 1 9:40.3 Paul Berrett M50 1 11:25.6

L.J.

Mark Bishop (M45) 2 5.86m Lewis Middleton (U17) 1 5.05m

H.J.

Lewis Middleton (U17) 4 1.62m Jake Nelson U20 3 1.45

T.J.

Jeremy Watson 2 11.82m Arron Bonning 1 11.22m

P.V.

Ed Thompson U17 3 3.50m Arron Bonning 2 2.80m

S.P.

Danny Wilson U20 3 9.69m PB Arron Bonning 2 9.51m

D.T.

Danny Wilson U20 2 32.78m Mark Bishop (M45) 1 31.37m

J.T.

Arron Bonning 2 38.91m Mark Bishop (M45) 1 35.09m

H.T.

Arron Bonning 4 20.09m Alex Law U17 3 1.63m

4x100

Wolex, Robbie, Jack & Jeremy 3 46.6s

4x400

Nick (56.4), Jamie (55.9), Ed (61.1) and Mark (60.8) 4 3:38.8

Non Scoring:

100m: Tom Neill 11.1; Wolex Coker 11.5; Matthew Sturges 12.5; 200m: Tom Neill 23.1; PV Matthew Sturges 2.40 PB

DT Alex Law U17 24.01 PB; JT Alex Law U17 33.76 PB