Eastern Young Athletes League, Hertford & Ware 29 April 2001
combined boys’ and girls’ under 17 squads had their first outing this season
on Sunday travelling to Ware for the Eastern Young Athletes League.
the under13 girls Helen McDonnell was in great form, equalling the club high
jump record of 1.43m that had stood since 1985. She went on to win the 200m A
and also took part in the relay team that won comfortably.
under 15s had a clutch of winners with Lynsey Clark improving her discus PB to over the
Grade 1 and English Schools Qualifying distance of 30m. She also won the B shot.
Christina Kalejaiye powered to wins in the 100m and 200m, before anchoring the
relay team that stormed to victory. Emma
Bonny was consistent with all her long jump effort around the 5 metres mark, and
also winning the 200m B.
the u17s Mel Harrison won both discus and javelin A strings, while Nina Brennan
was also a double winner with successes in the Javelin and 80m hurdles B.
Newton tasted success in her first match in charge of the boys’ team.
Senior won both long Jump A and High Jump B for the under 13s, while in the u15s
Terry O’Leary also took two firsts, with 80m hurdles and shot a string
victories, as well as helping the winning relay team. In the same age group
James Gregory and Andrew Bartlett won both 100m strings and contributed to a
relay victory. Star performance for
the u17s came from Steven Prady who won both long Jump and High Jump
in all, an excellent start in not very good weather conditions, with rain and a
very strong head wind against all the runners.
800m A & B: Jay Ryan & Adam Asenjo; 1500m A & B: Ashley Reece &
Matthew Watkins; Shot A: Anthony Williams; Long Jump A: Nat Senior; High Jump A
& B: Michael Jenkins & Nat Senior.
Hurdles A: Terry O’Leary; 1000m A & B: Andrew Bartlettt & James
Gregory; 4x100m relay: Bartlett, Gregory; O’Leary & Danny Skelt; Discus A
& B: Samuel Thorne & Christian Newton; Shot A: Terry O’Leary; High
Jump B: James Jenkins.
B: Luke Lawrence; 1500m A & B: Andrew Hunter & James Deane; Javelin A:
Matthew Kelsey; Long Jump A: Steven Prady; High Jump A & B: Steven Prady
& Mark Connelly; Triple Jump B: Andrew Bright.
70m Hurdles A & B: Lucy Sargent & Lisa Schofield; Discus A & B: Lisa
Schofield & Lauren Clark; 100m B: Sam Day; 200m A & High Jump A: Helen
McDonnell; Shot B: Natalie Ashwell; 4x100m relay: Sargent, McDonnell; Day and
75m Hurdles A & B: Danielle Ross & Katie O’Sullivan; 100m A & B:
Christina Kalejaiye & Cherelle Westlake; 200m A & B: Christina Kalejaiye
& Emma Bonny; 800m A & B: Megan Foley & Caroline Smith; 1500m A
& B: Sara Luck & Natalie Adams; High Jump A & B: Katie O’Sullivan
& Sara Luck; Long Jump A: Emma Bonny; Discus A & Shot B: Lynsey Clark;
4x100m relay: Kalejaiye, Clark, Ross & Bonny.
Under 17: Discus A & Javelin A: Mel Harrison; Javelin B & 80m Hurdles B: Nina Brennan; 100m B: Michelle Haley.