Athletics: Season ends positively for Harlow’s young athletes

Athletics / Tue 9th Aug 2016 pm31 03:30pm

HARLOW’S young athletes’ season concluded with a creditable fifth place finish, in the seven team match at Chelmsford. The result meant that the team finished in nineteenth place overall in the twenty-nine team league; significant progress for one of the league’s smaller teams.

The day’s events began with hurdles and Ami Ashby, in the Under 15 Girl’s, recorded her fastest time of the season in 12.6 seconds. Her positive start galvanised the team and was followed by strong performances across the disciplines particularly for the Under 15 and Under 17 age groups:
Teiye Richards recorded a season’s best 12.7 in the U15 Boy’s 100m; Louise Owen lowered her PB in the same event to 13.4 seconds; Anna Clatworthy jumped a new PB (1.50m) in the High Jump; Savanna Sirkett ran an impressive 47.2 seconds in the 300m and Jamie Putt ran the 800m in a new best time of 2.15.8 and Sam Collins picked up first place in the B event.

For the Under 17s Bethany Harryman recorded two new PBs to cap a fine season. She ran the 80m hurdles in 13.2 seconds and increased her Shot Putt PB to over ten metres. Leo Chaschin also set two new PBs in the Triple Jump, 11.89, and Long Jump, 5.63 and Tino Gavazah posted new bests in the Shot, 9.19, and Javelin, 34.33m.
There were also two relay results of note: a hastily put together U17 Men’s team ran the 4 x 100 in 48.8 seconds and the U15 Girl’s recorded their best time of the season in 53.7 seconds.

After the match Steve Lott, club chairman said; “I’ve been involved for ten years now and have only known bottom three finishes for the youth team section. So to record over 2000 points and finish at least sixteen places higher represents a fantastic effort on behalf of the athletes, coaches and volunteers. I am very proud of what they’re doing and look forward to greater success in the coming seasons.”

Harlow Results:
Under 13 Girl’s 100m A Grace Iyinbor 15.5 5th, B Annalyse Hassanally 15.3 4th; 200m Grace Iyinbor 31.5 6th, B Annalyse Hassanally 33.2 7th; 800m A Sophie Magson 2.40.3 3rd, B Katie Brennan 2.56.5 4th; 70mH A Millie Upton 13.5 4th, B Annalyse Hassanally 16.0 4th; HJ A Millie Upton 1.15m 4th; LJ A Millie Upton 3.72 4th; DT A Katie Brennan 15.03m 4th; JT Grace Iyinbor 22.40m 3rd; 4 x 100 5th 61.9

Under 13 Boy’s 100m A Marley Sarling 14.4 6th, B Harry Wood 17.0 7th; 200m A Marley Sarling 30.7 5th, B Ross Cargill 35.4 6th; LJ James Petty 3.68m 6th; SP Harry Wood 4.22m 6th; DT Harry Wood 10.40m 4th; JT Marley Sarling 26.74 2nd;

Under 15 Girl’s 100m A Louise Owen 13.4 2nd, B Faith Ogedengbe 13.6 2nd; 200m A Louise Owen 28.5 5th, B Ami Ashby 29.0 4th; 300m A Breanna Philip 48.4 6th, B Savanna Sirkett 47.2 4th; 800m A Charlotte Pratt 2.30.2 4th, B Savanna Sirkett 2.36.0 3rd; 1500m A Zoe Rutter 5.31.5 3rd; 75mH A Anna Clatworthy 13.0 5th, B Ami Ashby 12.6 2nd; HJ A Anna Clatworthy 1.50 2nd, B Gabrielle Watts-Bridie 1.25 4th; LJ Breanna Philip 4.57 5th, B Louise Owen 4.16 5th; SP A Zoe Rutter 5.89 7th, B Mairi Malcolm 5.08 5th; DT A Faith Ogedengbe 14.47 7th, B Mairi Malcolm 9.96 6th; JT A Melody Langson 12.00 5th, Grace Malcolm 10.26 4th; 4 x 100 53.7 3rd

Under 15 Boy’s 100m A Benison George 12.9 5th, B Teiye Richards 12.7 2nd; 200m A Benison George 27.0 3rd; 300m A Jamie Putt 41.6 4th, B Benison George 43.6 2nd; 800m A Jamie Putt 2.15.8 2nd, B Sam Collins 2.21.7 1st; 1500m Joe Morgan 4.52.4 6th; 80mH Sam Collins 17.0 6th; LJ Joe Morgan 2.74 7th; SP A Jamie Putt 7.38 6th, B Joe Morgan 5.52 4th

Under 17 Women 200m Eilidh Malcolm 29.6 6th; 300m Eilidh Malcolm 46.0 4th; 1500m Lottie Rowedder 5.12.8 2nd; 80mH Bethany Harryman 13.2 4th; LJ Bethany Harryman 4.97 2nd; SP Bethany Harryman 10.13 4th; DT A Eilidh Malcolm 15.03 5th, B Lottie Rowedder 9.02 3rd

Under 17 Men 100m A Charles Asante-Amoabeng 12.4 2nd, B Jordan Sheridan 12.5 3rd; 200m Charles Asante-Amoabeng 25.5 3rd; 400m Lewis Harknett 57.6 3rd; 800m Lewis Harknett 2.07.2 5th; 1500m Owen Harknett 4.57.3 5th; HJ Leo Chaschin 1.70 2nd; LJ A Jordan Sheridan 5.72 2nd, B Leo Chaschin 5.63 1st; TJ A Jordan Sheridan 11.96 2nd, B Leo Chaschin 11.82 2nd; SP Tino Gavazah 9.19 4th; DT Tino Gavazah 23.06 4th; JT A Tino Gavazah 34.33 3rd, B Owen Harknett 13.24 4th; 4 x 100 48.8 3rd

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