Lancashire Sportshall Meeting, Blackpool 15th Feb 2009

Horwich RMI Harriers & AC turned out 24 athletes at the final meeting. Our Athletes performed magnificently and overall, the Horwich RMI Harriers Team finished in 3rd place in this tough and competitive League, behind Athletics “Premiership” teams, Preston & Blackpool.

Well done to Sophie Williams for breaking the Lancashire Sportshall Under 11 Girls record for Soft Javelin with a breath-taking throw of 20.25m. Congratulations to Martha Gill, who won the under 11 girls athlete of the whole tournament.

There were also many brave performances from the under 11’s including Eleanor Aindow, Jodie McLaughlin, Jenny Maher, Luke Anderton, Mackenzie Dacre and Kai Brown.

Under 13’s were supported by Noah Saunders, Gabrielle Whittle, Katie Bridge and Natassia Dacre. Under 15’s were Hannah Storey and Tiffany Dacre.

The individual age group final positions are as follows:-

Under 11 Girls – 2nd place Under 11 Boys – 3rd place
Under 13 Girls – 4th place Under 13 Boys – 4th place
Under 15 Girls – 4th place Under 15 Boys – 4th place

CONGRATULATIONS to 4 members of our Under 13 & 15 teams for being chosen to represent Lancashire in the forthcoming North West Regional Finals:-

Matthew Gibson
Jack Shaw
Sam German
Beth Miller

Lancashire Sportshall Meeting, Blackpool 15th Feb 2009

Mark Dacre
Horwich RMI Harriers & AC