Wimborne Athletics Club is back on the track after two years of lockdown and the Under 11s got things going with a fine win in the Quadkids event at Salisbury on Sunday. Second in both the girls event and the boys event (only by one point) the combined total of 1566 gave them victory overall. Florence Van Der Feltz was the star winning the girls event with 207 points while Ava Elliott- Smith was the fastest of sixty competitors with a 75 metre time of 10.8, a new club record. The boys long jump was particularly strong with Lucas Joliffe winning with 3m72 and third place overall.
1)Wimborne 1566, 2) New Forest Juniors 1492, 3) Slough Juniors 1436, 4) Portsmouth 1388, 5)Oxford City1275,6) Salisbury 807
The under 15 boys were out in force in the main competition with Harry Woods winning the 100 in 12.4 and the long jump with 5m48 backed up by B string winner William Langridge 12.8 and 4m51. Harry Bunting showed a clean pair of heels in the 200 in 24.8 and the 300 in 40.8. Tom Williams ran a very smooth 1500 in 4.34.50 while brother Jack further increased his personal best in the high jump with 1m62. Max Chater won the hurdles in 13.8. The relay squad of Harry Woods, Harry Bunting, Woody Van Der Feltz and Josh Fricker won comfortably in 51.6.
The under 13 boys are good at relay too with Zachary Fricker, Toby Fry, Finlay Cowell and Harry Ryan taking the baton round in a winning 56.8 seconds. Zachary won the 100 in 13.6, the 200 in 28.1 and the long jump with 4m16. Harry won the hurdles in 15.1. Jay Dunn won the under 17 1500 in 4.27.5 and Jake Roberts was equal first in the high jump with 1m70.
In the under 13 girls Lavender West ran a quality 13.1 for second in the hurdles and Rosie Fridd won the high jump with 1m28 on her first outing for the club. Gracie Bunting won the under 15s 800 metres in 2.30.5 backed up by B string winner Imogen Rawles. Eva Wellstead showed the quality of her training winning the hurdles in 12.8.
1)New Forest Juniors 507, 2 Oxford 386, 3) Salisbury 336, 4) Wimborne 324.5 5) Slough Juniors 318.5 6) Portsmouth 228