Team South Bucks take third place in penul­ti­mate meet­ing

Small turnout made it dif­fi­cult to fin­ish higher

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3000m. Perkin also teamed up with Toby Smith, Peter Finn and Tim Rogers for a con­vinc­ing win in the 4x400m re­lay, and in the field, Kai McKen­zie came sec­ond in A string high jump.

Hannah Mor­ton bagged an A string win in the 1500m, as well as tak­ing sec­ond in both the 400m and high jump, for the U20 women, while Emily Smith en­joyed A-string wins in both the 100m hur­dles and 400m hur­dles.

Emma Del­gado did like­wise in the B string races, claim­ing wins in both the 400m hur­dles and 3000m, while fur­ther B string wins came court­sey of Sandie Pohlman (400m) and Tash Tay­lor.

Rachel Pad­wick was sec­ond in the B string 1500m, while the 4x400m team of Mor­ton, Smith, Del­gado and Hannah Thear were easy winners.

Just five U17 men ath­letes were avail­able but all per­formed well, with an A-string win for Mor­gan Hiles in the 100m and for Fraser Kilsby in the javelin and shot. Kilsby added a B-string win in the 400m, be­fore team­ing up with Ben Layne, Ge­orge Brown and Will Brown for sec­ond place in the 4x400m re­lay.

Robyn Watkins gained an A string win in the U17 women’s 800m, and there was B-string dou­ble for So­phie Mor­ton (300m and 1500m), plus fur­ther B-string wins for Sandie Pohlman (800m) and Louise Lyon­sAp­piah (long jump).

Scar­lett Wa­ger Leigh was sec­ond in the 1500m, and Molly Durston third in the ham­mer, while there were wins in both the 4x100m and 4x300m re­lays, with Maisie Pen­nant run­ning in both. Join­ing her in the for­mer were Durston, Lyons-Ap­piah and Ella Merten-Mancer, fol­lowed by Mor­ton, Watkins and Pohlman in the lat­ter.

Over­all, Team South Bucks sit sec­ond in the ta­ble with one match left, which is at Ac­ton on July 16.

Team South Bucks’ 1500m girls – So­phie Mor­ton, Hannah Mor­ton, Rachel Pad­wick and Scar­lett Wa­ger Leigh

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