Second’s the best for young Team South Bucks stars
TEAM South Bucks, featuring athletes from Chiltern Harriers and Wycombe Phoenix, were just pipped at the post at the second Youth Development League Upper Age Group match of the season on Sunday.
In the U20 men’s events, there were A string wins for Tim Rogers (U20 400m), Dan Weathers (U20 400m hurdles and 2,000m steeplechase), and Louis Simmons (U20 shot and discus), while Josh Parry was second in both sprints.
Harry Cox triumphed in the 3,000m B, as did Luke Seymour in the 800m B and Aidan Kingman the steeplechase B, while Kai McKenzie was second in high jump.
Rogers also teamed up with Luke Seymour, David Clark and Peter Finn to win the 4x400m relay, while the 4x100m team came second.
Hannah Morton gained a 3,000m win for the U20 women in a good time of 10.38.10, while Emily Smith won the 100m hurdles and was second in the 400m hurdles, while Megan Styles won the long jump in long jump in 4.64m as well as finishing third in the steeplechase.
There was another 4x400m relay victory, thanks to Emma Delgado, Hannah Thear, Emily Smith and Clare Croome, while the 4x100m team finished third.
Seb Mills had a good day for the U17 men, winning A string 800m and B string 400m, while Fraser Kilsby won the A string shot and was third in the javelin.
For the U17 women, Scarlett Wager Leigh and Sandie Pohlman completed an A and B string double, while Robyn Watkins and Jess Orr were second in 1500m A and B string respectively.
Grace Storr won the 300m and was third in the 200m B, and Scarlet Storr won 300m hurdles, while in the field, Anna Jones won pole vault A and was second in the high jump, and Iona Roberts was second in discus.
There was a final 4x300m relay win for Watkins, Grace Storr, Maisie Pennant and Sandie Pohlman, while it was another third place for the 4x100m team.