Sunday 18th June 2017 marked Father’s Day and despite this, 24 athletes still turned out for St Helens Sutton AC. The third YDL lower meeting was held at Connah’s Quay; the conditions for the competitors were extremely hot but ideal for those who were spectating.
There were 17 personal bests achieved on the day and 2 athletes who competed in their first track meeting. Well done to Cara Hughes and Adam Loughran!
Under 15 Girls
Lizzie Greenall achieved a Grade 3 in the 75m hurdles with 12.3, smashing her existing pb of 12.7! Lizzie also went on to jump 1.25m in the high jump and 4.22m in the long jump. Lauren Taylor ran in the 100m, 200m and long jump. Rachel Bribane competed in the high jump, and shot put. She jumped 1.25m and threw 4.46m (pb). Rachel also ran in the 100m to achieve a pb. Emma Eccles ran 13.0 for the 75m hurdles, 13.4 for the 100m and threw the javelin over 7m (which was a pb!) Celine Virton threw the discus 16.31m, the javelin 17.68m and the shot 6.59m. Shana Rigby ran 3.02 for the 800m which was a pb and ran in the 300m. Alicia Spilling competed in the 800m. Jessica Durrance got pb’s right across the board; she got 29.4 for the 200m, 47.7 for the 300m and threw the discus 9.90m.
The 4x100m relay saw: Lauren, Rachel, Celine and Emma (4th).
The 4x300m relay saw: Lizzie, Alicia, Shana and Jessica (4th).
Under 15 Boys
Adam Loughran ran 28.5 for the 200m, 13.4 for the 100m which were both pb’s. Rhys Gormley jumped 4.56m in the long jump which was a pb. Joe Byrne competed in the 1500m. Charlie Roberts ran 2.09.5 for the 800m (pb), 40.2 for the 300m and 1.56m in the high jump. Michael Brussels competed in the 1500m and threw the discus and javelin. James Moran ran 12.5 for the 100m, 26.7 for the 200m and threw the javelin 12.69 (pb). Luca Noonan ran 12.3 for the 100m and threw the shot 8.16m. Liam Houghton competed in the 800m to finish in 3.01.
The 4x100m saw: Adam, James, Rhys and Luca (2nd).
The 4x300m saw: Liam, Charlie, Joseph and Michael (2nd).
Under 13 Girls
Niamh Abbott ran in the 75m and threw the shot and javelin. She achieved a pb in the javelin. Cara Hughes ran 2.52 for the 800m to achieve a pb. She also threw the javelin 9m which was another pb. Jasmine Scott ran in the 75m and the 150m. She completed the 150m in 22.7 (pb). As well as this, she competed in the long jump. Rebecca Durrance got pb’s in the long jump and 150m, jumping 3.33m and running 24.9. She also jumped 1.10m in the high jump.
All 4 girls ran in the 4x100m relay and finished 4th.
Under 13 Boys
Jacob Roberts ran in the 200m and competed in the long jump. Thomas Durrance ran 33.4 for the 200m, jumped 3.46m in the long jump and threw the shot 4.80m. Max Harrison threw the javelin over 13 m to achieve a pb. He also threw the shot 4.44m and jumped 1.10m in the high jump. Michael Dobson ran 2.25m for the 800m and also competed in the 100m. He threw the javelin over 8m to achieve a pb.
All 4 boys ran in the relay to finish 3rd.
Well done to all competitors!
Thanks to Dave Morley, Barry Greenall, Louise Greenall, Tony Harrison, Ian Roberts and Daniel Dobson for officiating for the cub!
Next Meeting: Saturday 17th July 2017 @ Oldham
Team Manager: Helena.