Wednesday, May 23, 2012
NATIONAL YOUNG ATHLETES LEAGUE
Young Shrewsbury athletes combined with athletes from Oswestry Olympians to compete as a composite team in the second meeting of the National Young Athletes League held at Telford Athletics Stadium.
An excellent turn out of athletes and some outstanding performances meant that the Oswestry/Shrewsbury team acquitted themselves very well against tough opposition from Telford, Wrexham, Cannock and Stafford, Tipton and Tamworth to finish in third place overall with a total of 544.5 points.
Top Shrewsbury performance came from Under 13 Francesca Scott who achieved two Grade One performances in the 70m Hurdles – 12.1 secs and 75m – 10.4 secs.
Leading Shrewsbury results were as follows:
Under 13 Girls: Francesca Scott – 1st 70m Hurdles (A) 12.1 secs (Grade 1), 2nd 75m (A) 10.4secs (Grade 1), 1st Shot (B) 5m 06. Eleanor Fox – 1st 70m Hurdles (B) 12.9secs (Grade 4), 1st Shot (A) 7m 06 (Grade 4), 3rd 150m (B) 22.6 secs. Jessica Clarkson – 1st Long Jump (A) 4m 18 (Grade 4). Katie Dixon – 3rd 75m (B) 11.4secs.
Under 13 Boys: James Yewbrey – 1st 100m (A) 13.4 secs (Grade 3), 1st Long Jump (A) 4m 57 (Grade 3). Harry Bower – 2nd 200m (A) 29.8. Fergus Stevens – 1st 1500m (B) 5m.07.3 (Grade 4). Henry Williams – 3rd Shot (A) 6m 74.
Under 15 Girls: Hollie Williamson – 1st 75m Hurdles (A) 12.0 (Grade 1), 1st Long Jump (A) 4m 89 (Grade 2), 1st High Jump (A) 1m 50 (Grade 2). Izzy Lewington – 2nd Discus (B) 13m 67, 3rd 100m (B) 14.2, 3rd Shot (B)5m 39. Daisy Barnes – 3rd Discus (A) 15m 17, 4th Shot (A) 5m 57. Jordan Hall – 4th 200m (A) 28.8. Sally Joyce – 4th 800m (A) 2m 46.1.
Under 15 Boys: Hamish McCartney – 1st 80m Hurdles (B)16.1, 2nd Discus (B) 11m 64. Tom Turner – 3rd High Jump (A) 1m 30, 4th 100m (B) 15.0. Ross Kirby – 4th 1500m (A) 4m 45.4 (Grade 4).
Under 17 Men: George Speakman – 1st Triple Jump (A) 12m 82 (Grade 2). Jason Glennester -2nd 400m (B) 60.0, 4th 800m (A) 2m 15.3. Jack Bower – 2nd Long Jump (B) 4m 88, 4th 100m (A) 12.2, 4th 200m (A) 24.7.
4x100 Relays: The Under 13 Girls team – Jessica Clarkson, Katie Dixon, Eleanor Fox, Francesca Scott and the Under 15 Girls team, including Jordan Hall, Izzy Lewington and Hollie Williamson – both came first overall.
The final league fixture is at Wrexham on 17th June.