Southern success for Benson
ATHLETICS PHILIP Benson, 21, broke the two-minute barrier for the 800m for the second time, recording 1:59.4 for victory in the Southern Athletics League at Herne Hill.
Herts Phoenix sprinter Eden Davis, 15, scored a double victory in the Youth Development League in Walthamstow. English Schools’ 100m finalist Davis took the 100m A race in 11.1 and the 200m B event in 23.1.
Orli Edwards, 11, gained her place in the national under-13 javelin rankings with a throw of 17.16m, competing for Trafford in the Youth Development League at Crewe.
Jessica Hurley, 14, placed sixth at the South of England under-15 800m Championships in Hendon, recording 2:25.93.