A strong performance by the Under 17 Girls saw WSEH AC finish in 2nd place in the Alder Valley Girls League Trophy Final at Eton on Saturday.

1. Reading AC 810pts
2. WSEH AC 712
3. Guildford & Godalming AC 709
4. Bracknell AC 682
5. Basingstoke AC 555

The in form athlete was Jodie Smith and she won the High Jump with 1m60, repeated the performance in Long Jump with 5m30 and was 2nd in the 80m Hurdles with a time of 12.2secs. She was well supported by Fran McLeod who won the B string Long Jump with 4m43 and by Emily Helsby who was second in the B string High Jump with 1m40. Fran McLeod went on to win the Triple Jump with 9m78. The success in the Jumps continued in the Pole Vault where Liska Nowers took the honours with a 2m90 clearance with Megan Harris in 2nd on 2m10. The WSEH U17 throwers were also ‘on song’ with Francesca Williams winning the Hammer with 52m29 with Jessica Woodford making it maximum points for the local club with her B string victory on 25m11. There was also a 2nd place for Annabelle Pettipher in the Javelin with a throw of 20m21. Orla Brennan was the major contributor on the track – winning the 300m Hurdles in 46.8secs with Zuri Mullings adding to the points total with her B race win in 50.5secs. Brennan also placed 2nd in the 200m in 26.6secs, this time partnered by Shanelle Onastas, also 2nd in 27.9secs.
Points were harder to come by in the U15 Girls section with the best track results coming in the 200m where Liana Williams was 2nd on 28.5secs. There were also 2nd places in the Discus for Abi Woodford(18m15) and Erin Oliver(1m81). The best of the relay results came from this age group with a 2nd place in 53.7secs for the squad of Olivia Downey, Liana Williams, Sophia Martin and Olivia Murphy.
The U13 Girls also struggled to make their mark. The best track results came in the 600m where Tyra Coker(1m47.2) and Freya Ruffels(1m54.8) both grabbed 2nd places and Chanel Lovelock was also 2nd in the 70m Hurdles in 11.9secs. Lovelock was back in action in the Shot where she placed 2nd in the A string with 9m40 and Hannah Kolawole was 2nd in the B with 7m15.

Alder Valley Boys League Trophy Final – Reading
There were too many gaps in the WSEH team to make any real impact on the Team result.

Match Result:
1. Bracknell AC 768pts
2. Reading AC 720
3 Hillingdon AC 671
4 Camberley AC 631
5. WSEH AC 541

The best WSEH results in the U17 Age Group came in the Field Events - Naman Sharma was 2nd in the Discus with 29m94 with George Smith also 2nd in the B string on 19m91. Smith went on to notch a pb in the Javelin with 38m13.
Points accrued across the board in the U15 section. Oliver Cloherty was 2nd in the 300m in 40.5secs, with Jack Campbell also 2nd in the B race in 42.4secs. Campbell grabbed another 2nd place in the 800m with his 2m13.8 clocking. Finley Moore was the major points scorer in the Throws. He won the Javelin with a new pb of 40m76, with the busy Jack Campbell ensuring maximum points for WSEH with his victory in the B string on 25m34. There were 2nd places for Finley Moore (25m93) and Chris Williams(16m59) in the Discus. This same pairing contested the Hammer with Williams having the edge this time with a pb of 30m01 for 2nd in the A with Moore winning the B string with 27m81.
In the U13 Age Group, the WSEH sprinters were to the fore. Isiah Samuel(13.0secs) and Joseph Okoro(14.2secs) both placed 2nd in the 100m, whilst Adam Sfendla won the 200m in 28.3secs. Sfendla also contributed to maximum points in the 75m Hurdles winning the A race in 13.6sec with Kai Norbron taking the B race in 14.4secs. The best result from the Field came via Monty Gurney who won the Javelin with a new pb of 27m50. The top result in the Relays came in this age group from the squad of Isiah Samuel, Kai Norbron, Joseph Okoro and Adam Sfendla with a victory in 58.2secs.

WSEH AC athletes competing for their county were well represented at the South of England Under 20/15 Championships at Oxford over the weekend, with a number getting podium places.
Alex Haydock-Wilson was the busiest athlete on display contesting the 100m, 200m and 400m. He was a comfortable winner of the 400m in 48.73secs and took silver in the 200m in a pb of 22.03secs. His 100m foray resulted in a 4th place in 11.19secs.
Kaudia Walas was another to grab a silver medal in the U20 Triple Jump with a leap of 11m13
Rachel Okoro’s recent ‘sortie’ into the Triple Jump event again paid dividends when she won gold in the U15 event with 11.31secs. In the Long Jump she also claimed a medal – this time silver with her 5m18 effort. Jasmine Young was another to grab a medal with 3rd place bin the 1500m in 4m51.09secs

Other WSEH AC results:
U20 Long Jump Sam Challis 4th 6m63
U20 100m Hannah Jones 5th 12.44secs
U15 Hammer Liliana Burn 5th 39m23
U20 Long Jump Hannah Jones 6th 5m01
U15 Discus Claudia Kerry – Roger 8th 26m80
U20 1500m Dan Brookling 8th 4m10.20
U15 Triple Jump Claudia Kerry-roger 11th 8m60