Personal bests dominate Little Aths
Great role model and determined athlete wins Matisse pizza award
PERFECT conditions greet- ed Mansfield Little Athletics, with plenty of personal bests (PBs) recorded.
Under 6s had 70m and discus on their program, and Riley Adams had a huge PB in the discus as did Abella Van Winden, and Jaspa Robinson had her best performance in discus and 70m.
Winners were Harper Anderson 70m, discus, and Riley Adams 70m, discus.
Under 7s competed in 70m, high jump and 100m, and Max Campbell and Beth Chamberlain had great PBs in the 100m pushing the eventual winners all the way.
Winners were Trent Berry 70m, 100m, high jump, Remy Stevenson 70m, 100m, Beth Chamberlain high jump.
Under 8s also recorded plenty of PB efforts, with the 70m won by the usual speedsters Hannah Allen and Ty Sheeran.
Ben Les improved his best by 95cm to win the shot put, Zach Empey and Kevin Gannon also had huge improvements on their PBs, and Hannah Allen won the girls shotput with a PB.
In the 200m Zach Empey backed up his PB in the shotput with four seconds off his best to win and earn himself star of the week, and Ashton Dean pushed Zach all the way slicing six seconds off his best to win an achievement award.
Hannah Allen won the girls 200m, and J aycee Murphy backed up her shot put PB by slicing an impressive seven seconds off her best to also become star of the week.
Under 9s 70m Seth Dean, Eadie Lindsay, Freya Lee and Zali Elliot showed great speed recording their fastest times so far.
200m Hunter Jackman, Eadie Lindsay and Zali Elliot managed to slice as much as three seconds off their best.
In high jump Hilary Murakami had plenty of spring, improving her best by 20cm and earning herself an achievement award.
Winners were Daniel Friday 70m, Brayden Van Winden long jump, high jump, Hunter Jackman 200m, Eadie Lindsay 70m, 200m, Tahlia Browning long jump, high jump.
Under 10 in girls, Matisse Gardiner is a determined athlete, whose conduct around the club makes her a great role model for our athletes, recorded some impressive PBs and has earned herself t he Mansfield pizza award.
Winners were Bailey Adams 70m, 200m, James Reid high jump, triple jump, Elise Empey 70m, 200m, triple jump, Matisse Gardiner high jump.
Under 11 boys all had PB performances in the 200m, and winners were Lachlan Scales 70m, 200m, discus, Lachie Lamont shotput, Ellie Herbert 70m, 200m, discus, Grace Hood shotput.
Under 12 Asher Lee had a great burst of speed in 100m to record his best time and in 200m Mathew Empey sliced three seconds off his best.
Winners were Colby Croxford-Demasi 100m, 200m, Lachlan Elliot triple jump, Mathew Empey shotput, Riana Allen 100m, 200m, triple jump, shotput.
Under 13-15s had many PBs, with winners being Pippa Lindsay 100m, 200m, 400m, long jump and discus, Britney Allen 100m, 200m, 400m, discus, and long jump, Darcy CroxfordDemasi 100m, 200m, 400m, long jump, and discus.
FUN AND RUN: These young under six athletes enjoyed their 70m run at Mansfield Little Athletics last Friday.