Wessex Young Athletes League Andover April 16th
Wimborne’s young athletes made a good start to the season in the Wessex Young Athletes League at Andover.
Some age groups were very strong while others needed more athletes. The strongest age group was probably the under 13 girls. Ava Elliot-Smith ran away from the rest with a 13.70 100 metres and a 28.70 200 metres. Rosie Gollings won the B string 100 in 14.10 and the long jump with 4m07. Kayla Robbins won the high jump with 1m39. Newcomer Aspen Stoddart was second In the discus with a distance of 20m91 while Mila Desborough 24m12 and Bethany Cassidy 20m45 took maximum points in the javelin.
The under 15 boys were on song. Samuel John was second in the 100 metres in 12.30 but won the B string 200 metres with 25m30. Charlie Cleal was second in the 200 metres A string and won the 300 metres in 38.90. Monty Luck was second in the 1500 metres 4.42.90 and Cadey Turner was second in the javelin with 32m92.
Lucy Lucas won the under 17 100 metres in 13 seconds flat. Lola Sainsbury threw a massive 11m04 in the shot and Leilani Roberts was second in the discus with 24m87. Euan Eadie as the only podium finish in the under 13 boys winning the 1500 in five minutes flat. Will Langridge was second in the under 17 metres in 11.60 and Ella Reece won the under 15s shot with 8m77.
- Waverley 647.5, 2) Wimborne 481.5 3) Salisbury 331, 4) Radley 286, 5) Andover and Overton
257 6) Poole Runners 237
In the Quadkids event the girls team came out on top led by Lani Moore in fifth place. Maddie Buchan won the Howler with 23m41. Kieran Harrison was second in the boys long jump with 3m26.