WILSON Y.A. MEETING
The annual Wilson Young Athletes meeting at Crossford Bridge was blessed with fine weather and a good entry of two hundred athletes from as far apart as Leeds, Wolverhampton and the Isle of Man. The meeting was well supported by our own athletes with as many as eighteen Sale Harriers in some races.
In the U9 category, the star was Lucy Herbert of Upton Priory School who won all three running events by a clear margin. Sale medallists were Suvi Seppunen, Holly Hurst, Rachel Banks, Matthew Griffin, Harry Reed, William Dyson and Benjamin Roberts.
In the U11 age-group, the most successful Sale athletes were Kane Saville, Tom Boyd and Sofija Dragisic-Wood were double medallists whilst Dominic Read, Harvey Devenport, Taylor Edwards and Megan Chilton were the other Sale medallists.
The U13 age-group, medallists for Sale were Paddy Mackenzie (Shot & Discus), Charlotte Mairs (100m),Mia Lowndes (200m), Alice Dale (800m), Lydia Hodgson (LJ), and Leo Swarbrick (200m). Brogan Rudman was a double medallist having also represented the club in four events at the YDL league the previous day. Other Sale medallists were Sam Brown, Jed Bailey, Charlotte Whittaker, Sam Wadsworth, Zac Stiller, Tia-Rae Barton, Lucie Wolfenden and Tallia Baird.
In the U15 event, GB water pole international Niamh Nugent showed her versality with a win in the 800m and further medals in the long jump and shot. Harry Boyd was another triple medallist with three golds whilst further medals were awarded to Mairead Power, Loren Aherne Josie Canham, Jemma Vickers, Georgia Haworth, Sophie Thompson, Beatrice Lennon-Butler and Kian Lindsay.
Posted 21/07/2014 09:40