Mid Lancs 15th June Lancaster

Mid Lancs 15th June Lancaster

This was the third Mid Lancs meeting of the season a total of 21 athletes turning out for Horwich, 8 male competitors and 13 female, yet again another poor show by our athletes and the same people yet again. There were 2 senior men Mike Houghton and Trevor Williams gaining 25 points between them, Mike jumped 5.42 in the Long Jump and 11.13 in winning the Triple Jump and running a good 12.2 in the 100 metres, while Trevor gained maximum points in the Hammer with 16.98 and 17.70 in the Discus. We had 2 U17’s boys James Lovell and Noah Saunders, James won the 100 metres again this time in 11.7 and the 400 metres in 54.2, while Noah started the day by winning the Hammer with a good throw of 19.36 and running 12.3 and 25.3 in the 100 and 200 metres.

We had 3 U15’s boys, Jonathan Birchall who ran the 1500 metres in 5.17.3 and also got himself 2 PB’s in the following events he jumped 4.26 in the Long Jump and threw 18.70 metres in the Discus. Jonah threw 13.15 in the Hammer, a PB of 17.85 in the Discus and 28.95 in the Javelin, while Ben Cooper ran both the 100 and 200 metres in 13.9 and 29.3 respectively and jumping 3.59 in the Long Jump. We had only 1 U13’s boy Cameron Austin, he jumped 3.19 metres in the Long Jump, managed 1.15 in the High Jump and a decent 32.7 in the 200 metres.

Meanwhile the girls had a good day as well both the senior women Beth Miller and Kelly Laughton gained an excellent 32 points, Beth winning the 100 metres in13.1 and the 200 metres in 27.8, Kelly won both the High Jump with a 1.40 jump and the Triple Jump with 9.91 an extra 4 points in the Long Jump with 4.53. We had 2 U17’s girls Sophie Williams and Grace Shelmerdine both girls gave good performances in the gaining the team 18 valuable points. Sophie doing the 200 metres in 28.6 and the Long Jump, while Grace did all 3 jumps, the Long, Triple and High with 4.40, 9.10 and 1.40 respectively.

The U15’s had 4 girls, Katy Marsh, Rebecca Mullaney and Emma Partington and Hannah Stephenson, Katy ran the 100m in13.9 and a PB in the 200 metres with 29.00, Rebecca also ran both sprints in 13.6 and 27.9. Hannah ran the 200 and 300 metres running good times in both 27.3 in the 200 and 44.3 in the 300 metres. Emma jumped 4.02 in the Long Jump, threw 6.69 in the Shot and a respectable 14.7 in the 100 metres. The girls got together to run the 4 x 100 relay and won the race in a good time of 56.1.

In the U13’s we had 5 girl competitors Katie Shingler, Evie Barclay, Ella Harper, Helena Norris and Anna Walton. Ella and Helena both ran the 100 and 200 metres and did the Long Jump, Ella in 14.7, 30.3 and a PB of 3.56 in the Long Jump while Helena ran a PB of 14.7 in the 100 metres, 31.6 in the 200 metres and 3.84 in the Long Jump. Anna ran 32.0 in the 200 metres and 2.51 in the 800 metres, while Katie got maximum points in Long and High Jump with jumps of 4.06 and 1.30 respectively and ran 13.7 in the 100 metres. Evie gained 16 points altogether, she had a 1.15 High Jump, a 2.41, 800 metre run and won the Javelin and broke the Club Record, held for 2 years by Sophie Williams with a fantastic throw of 27.07. The girls then ran and won the 4 x 100 relay with a time of 58.2.

Both teams finished 3rd on the day and now after 3 meetings the girls are in 4th position in Division 1 with 310.5 points and the men are also in 3rd position in Division 2 with 242.5 points.