Young Har­ri­ers re­main on course for a play-off spot

Athletics - Eastern Young Ath­letes League

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - SPORT - By Barry Warne ATHLETICS CORRESPONDENT

Nene Val­ley Har­ri­ers gained their third Eastern Young Ath­letes League vic­tory of the sea­son at Ware on Sun­day.

And with one meet­ing to go they are well placed to end the sea­son among the top six clubs and win a place in the Septem­ber play-off fi­nal.

The Un­der 17 boys squad were out­stand­ing on the day and won their age group with ease.

Their sprint­ers led the way with A and B string dou­bles in both the 100 and 200m.

Ro­nan Rawl­ings won the100m in an im­pres­sive 11.5 sec­onds, and also crossed the line first in the B 200m.

Wil­liam Hughes dom­i­nated the A 200m with a win­ning time of 23.8, while James Marsh was first in the B 100m.

Aaron Hunt won the 1,500m and Nan­deli Palembi won the B 800m.

Kai Har­ri­son threw the dis­cus 39.71m for a com­fort­able vic­tory and also en­joyed suc­cess in the ham­mer.

Lee Ad­di­son and Joe Prince won the A and B high jump while track stars Rawl­ings and Palembi dis­played their all-round tal­ents when win­ning the A and B triple jump re­spec­tively.

Ge­orge Har­ri­son em­u­lated his older brother Kai when fin­ish­ing first in the Un­der 15 dis­cus and ham­mer while Char­lie Brook won the javelin.

Fred­die Fraser in the 80m hur­dles and high jumper Matthew Col­man were also Un­der 15 win­ners.

The suc­cess­ful day of throw­ing con­tin­ued with the Un­der 13 boys. Char­lie Molyneaux led the way in the shot and B javelin, Fred­die Fitz­patrick won the B shot and Kai Chil­vers the B 800m.

Flo Brill and Olivia Mead helped the Un­der 15 girls into sec­ond place with a 300m and 800m dou­ble. Brill won the 800m with a 3:22.2 clock­ing, just one sec­ond quicker than Mead.

Pole-vaulter Mil­lie Weller also won.

The Un­der 17 girls also came sec­ond with Jas­mine Allen the star of the day with a 100m and long jump dou­ble. Am­ber Park ran 2:24.9 when win­ning the 800m.

At Un­der 13 level there were A and B firsts in the long jump for Katie Marsh and Ruby Kil­roy.

Olivia Mead ran well for Nene Val­ley Har­ri­ers at Ware.

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