Northern League (Premier Division)
The second match of the Northern Premier League took place in Preston on Sunday and, although the final team result was disappointing, there were some excellent individual performances, with Chiara Collins hammer throw of 43m 27cm leading the way.The League positions after the 2nd fixture are Wakefield 11pts, Preston 9pts, Sale Harriers 8pts, City of Hull, 7pts, Leigh Harriers 4pts and Bolton 3pts,
The leading ladies were….Lydia Randles (16.7 in the 100m hurdles and a 44m 47 javelin throw); Imani Mohdal (4m59.7 1500m) along with Amie Pratt's 3000m in 10m 51.1. Lisa James also had a fine double….the LJ in 5m 62 and plus another 12m + triple jump.
The men's team was dominant throughout, the highlights being Jonathon Ferryman's triple jump of 13m 90cm, Alex Wort's fine javelin throw of 48m 48cm, followed by a 15.4s 110m hurdle, Josh Orguntayo 400m in 49.1s, Alex Bradford 800m in 2m 01.8, Ryan Worland 5000m in 15m 32.9, Andrew Burgess long jump of 6m 98cms, John Nicholls 14m 22cm Shot, and 15 year old Zac Harrop overcoming his seniors with a 3m 50cm vault. Of course our sprinters were brilliant, Roy Ejiakuekwu, Daniel Heald, Marcel Stevens. Aaron Crowley graced the Preston Arena with their athleticism.
(Submitted by Jack Frost).
Posted 11/06/2013 15:49