Sat 22nd Oct 2016
The first Sportshall League match occurred at the Andover Leisure Centre, WADAC had teams in both Under 11 & Under 13 age groups and two under 15 girls as individuals.
The U11G performed magnificently, winning the team event convincingly in front of New Forest Juniors and Portsmouth. In her first Sportshall competition Beth Thorpe had a brilliant day achieving first individual position out of the 48 competitors, being in the first 3 places in all six events. Equally as impressive was Emma Shedden who was 2nd overall and had the fastest time in the Hi-Stepper. With Jasmine Jones 6th and Anisha Mathema 10th the team won by over 200 points. Other positions were Kitty Manning 13th, Grace Cahill 14th and Lola Clements 18th, Grace achieved the longest Chest Push distance of the day. The U11G 4X 1 Lap team won their relay.
The U11B were 2nd team overall with Billy Brackley having a great competition finishing 2nd individual place and having the fastest Hi-Stepper time of the day. Sam Mballa in his first Sportshall competition did really well and was 5th individual backed up by Euan Holm 10th and Stan Parkinson 17th, the team were runners up to New Forest Juniors. Charlie Cox also in his first competition was 22nd individual. The U11B team won their 4x1 Lap relay.
In the Under 13 boys category WADAC won the team event with Doug Scally competing superbly for 2nd place overall. Charlie Foster & Iwan Wrey-Brown shared 4th place with Foster having the fastest 2 Lap time of the day and with Sam Roberts 7th completing the team. Jacob Clements was 15th and Ted Culley 21st.
The under 13 girls had 8 WADAC competitors but with 6 of the team competing in their first competitions. The team were 3rd overall but did win the 4x1 Lap relay. Freya Brannigan was best placed in 8th position and having really good run in the 4 Lap event with the fastest time of the day. Grace White moving up from the U11 girls was a solid 9th place. , the team was completed by Jessica Manning 25th and Lucia Wall 27th. Other WADAC positions were Amelia Watt 28th, Charlotte Rankine 29th, Isabella Steven 30th and Katie Nicholson 33rd.