Sec­ond’s the best for young Team South Bucks stars

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - SPORT -

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.

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