Lower Youth Development Track & Field League Reports 2018

Lower Youth Development Track & Field League Reports 2018

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Lower Youth Development League West 3S (U13 and U15)

Saturday 21st April – Trafford

Well done to all ECH young athletes who took part in the first fixture of the track & field season. All athletes competed well with many personal best performances very early in the season and showing great enthusiasm which was rewarded with a strong 2nd place finish with a fantastic 574 points overall. Special mentions to Tyler Johnson (1st U15 Shot Put B- 7.28), Ryan O’Neill (1st U15 Javelin A – 29.05), Ehi Itua (1st U15 Javelin B – 11.93), Maddison Vernon (1st U15 100m A – 13.1 & 1st Shot Putt A – 8.73), Holly Nelson (1st U15 100m B – 13.8 & 1st 200m B – 29.4), Macy Singleton (1st U15 800m B – 2.56.9), Aleisha Smith (1st U15 1500m B – 5.52), Jack Bowler Greenwood (1st U13 800m A – 2.33.9), James Harney (1st U13 1500m B – 5.09 & 1st 75m hurdles A – 15.8 & 1st U13 High Jump A – 1.30), Zach Conboy (1st U13 High Jump B – 1.15), Edward Rankin (1st U13 Shot Put A – 6.22), May Mannion (1st U13 1200m B – 4.25.2) for winning maximum points in their events.

Thanks to all our parents for your support and to the small team of field officials without whom we couldn’t compete in this league.

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Saturday 19th May – Deeside

Another strong turnout for ECH gave us another 2nd place finish with 513 points behind a strong Deeside team. There were some excellent individual and relay performances on the day with a total of 33 personal bests from the events contested. Well done to Kane McWatt (1st U15 300m A – 39.8), Tyler Johnson (1st U15 80m Hurdles A – 14.2), Samuel Vink (1st U15 80m Hurdles B – 16.6), Kane Grant (1st U15 Discus B – 13.07), Maddison Vernon (1st U15 100m A – 12.9 & 200m – 26.8), James McGraw (1st U13 100m B – 13.8 & 800m A – 2.25.6), Jack Bowler Greenwood (1st U13 800m B – 2.35.6 & High Jump A – 1.30), James Harney (1st U13 1500m A – 5.10.6 & 75m Hurdles A – 14.6), Cole Wright (1st U13 1500m B – 5.34.7 & High Jump B – 1.15), Edward Rankin (1st U13 Shot A – 5.23), Joel Bowers (1st U13 Shot B – 4.59), Leigha Manser (1st U13 Javelin A – 13.39) for winning their events. Also a big well done to the U15 Girls relay teams for success in the 4 X 100m – 54.9 (Katherine Waters, Kate Matley, Rose Barlow Maddison Vernon) and 4 X 300m – 3.17.1 (Jessica Willock, Kate Matley, Aleisha Smith, Rose Barlow).

Thanks to all the volunteers without whom the events couldn’t go ahead and to the parents for your support.

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