YDL (LOWER) MATCH 3
The clubs U13 & U15 teams took part in the 3rd match of the YDL Northern League at Ellesmere Port.
Our outstanding boy was MARCUS McCLEAN who ran 100m in 11.0 seconds and 200m in 22.40 seconds to win an outstanding sprint double. CHARLIE SUNLEY made an impressive club debut winning the 300m by over two seconds. Our middle distance athletes were in great form with wins from AIDAN LYNCH, EVAN SAVAGE, WILL STANWAY, FREDDIE MEREDITH, JACK SPARK and OSCAR SCHOFIELD. BASIL ZOLA won the high jump with an excellent jump of 1.75m and competed in a total of four events. Our U15 boy’s 4 x 300 team of AIDAN LYNCH, JOE HERBERT, EMMANUEL JOHNSON and ALEX JAMES won by over five seconds.
A number of athletes not only did their usual events, but acted as last minute stand-in’s in unfamiliar events. Many thanks to JACK BATTEN, HARRIS PATERSON, FREDDIE MEREDITH, WILL PARKER, MOHAMMED COLE and ALEX JAMES. OLIVER SUNLEY and WILLIAM DYSON made their club debuts. The outstanding performance in the U13 girl’s events came from primary aged THEA BROWN who won the high jump with a height of 1.44m. In the sprint events, SUCCESS EDUAN and NATACHI NWOSU both won sprint doubles in outstanding times whilst CHARLOTTE WILKINSON and HOLLY GARNER both ran PB’s to win their races. FAVOUR JOSEPH made an excellent league debut for the club finishing runner- up in both sprints with impressive performances.
Our middle-distance girls were dominant with wins from JASMINE REED, SARA CLOUGH, EBONY ROBINSON, ANNABELLE BYGRAVE, OLIVIA BROWN, LUCY ARMITAGE, OLIVIA NOLAN and TIA GROVER. KATIE STRINGER ran a massive PB in the 1500m for runners up slot whilst AVA TAYLOR and LIBBY HILL ran PB’s over 800m. SOFIJA DRAGISIC-WOOD ran a fantastic PB of 11.5 seconds to win the hurdles, whilst further victories were achieved by ELLISE FRYER-FRANCIS, JASMINE RICHARDON, OSA ODEMWEMGIE, ELLA GILLESPIE, ANNABEL AMADIN and ELLIE WOLFENDEN who made her league debut in winning the pole vault.
Apart from the girls already mentioned, MELISSA BOOTH, LAURE KIDUKULA, KIA LICIA-CLARKSON and HERMIONE MASON ran impressive relay legs with both U15 girl’s relay team running very fast times. Sale finished runners up to a very strong Preston AC team.
A big ‘thank You’ to parents MICHAEL GILLESPIE and GED NOLAN for sponsoring new T-shirts which really made the Sale team stand-out. Many thanks to team managers CARL WORTHINGTON and SARAH JAMES and to our officials whose efforts were again rewarded with a maximum 55 points.
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Posted 19/06/2018 16:21