WACers play their part as Team Dorset stay up – 10 August
Impett reports from the Southern League at Ashdown.
Wimborne athletes did their share of the work to lift Team Dorset
seniors to a position of safety in the Southern Athletics League on
Saturday. Having won the first fixture at Braunton, a run of poor
results meant that the team needed a good result and they made good use
of home advantage in the match at Ashdown.
de Bique did some good work winning the 400 hurdles in 59.9 and winning
the B-string 200 with 23.9. Hannah Winton won the long jump with 4m96
and Ryan Webb the high jump again with 1m90. Ryan Walbridge was second
in the 1500m in a time of 4m27.0 and Graeme Furley produced good points
with a personal best 2.17.3 in the 800 and a win in the B-string 2000
steeplechase with 7.48.0.
Brighton, the eventual champions scored 203 on the day, Woking 175, Team
Dorset 160.5, Epsom and Ewell 145.5. The result puts Team Dorset in
12th position in this 16 team Division Two South with four teams
done to everyone else who took part and particularly to the good turnout
of officials and helpers from the club who helped secure a very useful