Tue 20th Mar 2018


Venue Mountbatten Centre Portsmouth

Hampshire Sportshall League Match 4

The 4th and final Hampshire Sportshall League match took place at the Mountbatten Centre Portsmouth. Winchester & District Athletic Club (WADAC) travelled with Under 11, Under 13 teams and Under 15 Individuals..

Oscar Webb has been impressive in the Under 11 Boys category this Sportshall season. At this match he finished 4th individual and he had the best Standing Triple Jump of the day with an excellent 6.06m and also a best Chest Push effort of the day with 7.00m. Oscar has shown maturity throughout the season and finished 2nd in the overall Individual aggregate for the season. He also received medals for best performances for the season. Stan Parkinson again ran superbly in the 3 Lap race and managed the 3rd best time of the day. Stan also had the 3rd best effort in the Hi-Stepper time of 13.2 and was 10th position on the day but achieved a first class 6th overall. The U11B team was 3rd on the day but after a brilliant season the WADAC U11B team were placed 2nd. Sam Nicholson had his best performance of the season improving his Standing Triple Jump PB. Daniel Harrison in his first Sportshall competition was 16th running a fast 1 Lap race in 12.3. The other WADAC U11B competitor was Monty Wyatt in 32nd.

In a very competitive Under 11 Girls section Annabella Marsh had her best position of the season with a 7th place individually and the 3rd equal best Chest Push of 6.00m. Jemima Sullivan was once again in the top ten placing 9th on the day including a 3rd best time in her favourite event the Hi-Stepper in 12.9 and she finished 7th position for the season. Grace Weeks was 17th on this occasion but showed her consistency with 9th overall placing. Completing the scoring 4 for WADAC was the improving Elisa De Liberali in 21st having a good Hi-Stepper. The other WADAC performances were Erin McBriar 29thTalya Wright 31st Abi McBriar 44th Bethany Mballa 51st and Lucy Smith 53rd. The WADAC team were 4th on the day and achieved the same position overall.

Emma Shedden was best placed in 5th in the Under 13 Girls competition with a 4 Lap time of 50.8 being 3rd best of the day, earning 6th place overall. Beth Thorpe was 8th and was a superb 4th place in the individual aggregates after a really good season. Other WADAC performers were Jasmine Jones 12th Jess Marinus 13th Isobel Hollick 15th Anisha Mathema 17th. WADAC won 3rd place team honours for the season.

In his first ever Sportshall event Tom Harrison, brother of U11B Daniel, DID EXCELLENTLY IN THE Under 13 Boys and was 3rd with his best event being 2nd in the 2 Lap race in a time of 22.8. Sam Mballa was 4th individually and he had a n outstanding 76 speed bounces in 30 seconds to win that event. The other WADAC U13B taking part was Oscar Hoult who was 11th on the day and 8th overall after a very consistent first season. There was no team that had four scoring athletes in the U13B section.

In the Under 15 Girls competition Alina Eichhorst won the overall League title with wins in the 2 Lap, Speed Bounce and Shot. Freya Brannigan was 3rd overall and was again best 4 Lap time in 48.2. Sophie Torrance was 5th and was equal 2nd in the Speed Bounce with 80 in 30 seconds. Sam Roberts won the Under 15 Boys section.