Report and photos by Allen Cook
As a result of other commitments a reduced field of athletes from Tamworth AC attended the 2nd match of the Heart of England Div. 2 event at Nunnery Wood Athletics Stadium Worcester. The fine weather inspired good performances from all the athletes.
In the Under 11 Boys competition Ashley Johnson secured 2nd place in the 75m B race in 11.7secs, he went on to come 4th in the 600m B race in 2:09.1mins and in the long jump he finished 5th with a jump of 3.22m
Johnson’s team mate Luca Bradley came 4th in the 75m A race with a time of 11.8secs and in the 600m A race his time was 2:01.5mins which gave him 4th place.
The Under 11 Girls were in action with Daisy Smith claiming 3rd place in the 600m A race in a time of 2:12.1mins. She also ran in the 75m NS race coming 3rd in 12.9secs
Saoirse Au came 3rd in the Long Jump A event jumping 3.3m.
Angelica Ramkee jumped 3.1m in the Long jump B event coming 3rd.
Newcomer Madison Rose Blencowe gave a good account of herself finishing 4th in the 600m B race in 2:19.5mins and she came 1st in the 75m NS race with a time of 12.5secs.
The four under 11 girls took part in the 4 x 100 relay finishing 6th in 68.4secs
The Under 13 Boys each took part in four events. In the 800m A race Daniel Aston came 7th in 2:18.6mins, in the Shot Putt B he came an excellent 2nd with a putt of 4.39m and in the Discus A he came 5th with a throw of 10.19m.
Kai Buckley ran in the 100m B race coming 4th in a time of 14.8secs. He also took part in the Long Jump A event finishing 3rd with a jump of 4.03m. In the Shot Putt A event he also finished 3rd with a putt of 5.0m.
Oran Au did the 100m B and the 200m A races. In the 100m he came 8th with a time of 15.2secs and in the 200m he came 5th in 29.7secs. In the Long Jump B event he came 5th , jumping 3.53m
Kian Dickinson in the 200m B race came 6th in 33.6secs, and in the 800m B race he came 5th in 2:59.0mins. He also took part in the Discus B event with a throw of 10.17m which gave him an excellent 2nd place.
Aston, Dickson, Buckley and Au ran in the 4 x 100 relay finishing in 5th place in a time of 61.1secs
The Under 13 Girls team had a strong team of six athletes. Tegan Vickery had a valiant run in the 1500m A race coming 5th with a time of 5:56.2mins. In the Shot Putt B event she came 7th with a putt of 3.33m
Niamh Kilgallen had a good day coming 1st in the 70m A Hurdles in 11.8secs, 1st in the 100m A race in 14.4secs and 2nd in the Long Jump B event, jumping 3.56m
Alice Mason was in the 800m B race finishing 3rd in 2:51.5mins, in the Discus A event she came 8th with a throw of 11.2m and in the Shot Putt A event a putt of 5.;57m gave her 5th place.
In the 200m A race Sian Hubbard came 7th with a time of 34.4secs, in the Long Jump A event she jumped 3.6m and came 5th and in the High Jump A event she jumped 1.15m to secure 4th place.
In the 100m B race Emily Pearce came 4th with a time of 15.7secs, she also came 4th in the 800m A race with a time of 2:47.8mins. In the Discus B event she threw 5.18m and came 7th.
Georgina Weal ran in the 200m B race coming 7th in 34.3secs and in the 800m NS race she came 3rd in 3:04.5mins
The Under 13 Girls 4 x 100 relay team of Kilgallen, Vickery, Pearce and Hubbard. Took 5th place in a time of 62secs
In the under 15 Boys team James Walker in the 200m A race took 7th place in 30.6secs, in the 800m A race he came 4th in 2:34.8 and in the Shot Putt A event he came 7th with a putt of 5.7m
Max Kent in the 300m A race came 3rd with a time of 42.8secs and he came an excellent 2nd in the 1500m A race with a time of 4:46.3secs. In the Discus B event his throw of 11.41mk secured him 3rd place.
James Sherriff in the 100m A race came 7th with a time of 13.5secs, in the 1500m B race he came an excellent 1st with a time of 4:46.8mins and in the Discus A event his throw of 11.57m gave him 7th place.
In the Under 15 Girls team, Eve Clawley came 1st in the 1500m A race in 4:58.5mins, in the 200m A race she came 3rd in 27.9secs and in the Long Jump A event she came 8th with a jump of 3.78m
Newcomer Alice Jones (U15) took part in the Discus A event throwing 14.82m to win 5th place and in the Shot Putt A event she came an excellent 2nd with a putt of 7.67m
Sian Lewis (U15) in the 100m A race came 7th with a time of 14.1secs, in the 300m A race she came 6th with a time of 47.5secs and in the 800m A race she came 6th with a time of 2:41,0mins.
Andrew Woods (Under 17) ran in the 400m A race coming 3rd in 57.3secs, in the 1500m A race he came 4th in 4:44.7mins and in the Long Jump A event he jumped 4.06m to win 4th place.
Charlotte Bush (Under 17) came 1st with a run of 5:13.1mins.
Laura Lewis (Sen) in the 1500m B race came 1st in 5:59.0mins and 6th in the Shot Putt A event with a putt of 6.58m