Mid Lancs. Meeting – Litherland – 8th August 2009

The final league meeting at Litherland saw 22 Horwich athletes turn out to protect the 1st places already held by both the men’s and the women’s sections.

This meeting would decide the final league positions and see who would gain promotion.

The Horwich contingent, as always, stepped up to the mark and produced some fantastic results.

Notable results were seen by Natassia Dacre achieving 1st places in the shot, javelin and discus for the U13G, Noah Saunders achieving 1st places in the 100m and 200m for the U13B and a 2nd place in the javelin, Sophie Williams achieving 1st places in the 100m and the long jump for the U13G and another 2nd in the javelin.

Jack Shaw produced a 1st place performance in the U15B javelin and new comer Alex Todd came 2nd in both the U15B 100m and 200m.

Zac Howe was the sole U17M in the team this week and produced a 1st place performance in the 1500m.

The U17W secured a 1st place in the javelin for Laura Tunstall and a 3rd place for Rebekah Atkinson in the 3000m.

The senior section consisted of 8 athletes with Mike Houghton securing 1st place in the triple jump, 2nd in the long jump, with a new club record of 4.91m and equalled the existing Senior men’s club record of 12.6s in the 100m.

Andrew Storey came 2nd in the triple jump and 4th in the long jump to secure further vital points for the team.

Trevor Williams, the oldest member of the team, came 3rd in both the shot and discus and 2nd in the javelin.

A special mention to Mark Dacre who produced a heroic run in the 400m to secure yet more points for the final tally.

The senior women were represented by Alison Storey and Helena Lawton who produced yet more outstanding performances with a 1st place in the discus for Alison together with two 3rd places in the shot and the long jump and Helena gained a 2nd place in the senior women’s javelin and a 3rd place in the 100m.


Suzanne Saunders
Team Manager
Mid Lancs. League