Sportshall boys dominate

October 23rd, 2012 by News Desk

ASHFORD AC U13 boys were outstanding at the Sportshall meeting in Tunbridge Wells romping to success with George Maher leading the way.
George won four of the five disciplines taking the vertical jump, triple jump, speed bounce and two lap race with second in the shot.
Second overall was teammate Jake Timmins with Kian Crawford fourth and Mathew Cranfield ninth.
The U15 boys were also on top form with Ben Isaac spurring them to the team victory topping the individual placings with victory in the triple jump and three second places.
In a clean sweep Jake Allcock was second overall with wins in the vertical jump and two lap race; Matt Brisley third winning the speed bounce and Alex Webb fourth.
The U13 girls also won their section and were also third team with Emilia Isaac leading the way in fourth overall capped by her victory in the two lap race.
Alexandra Prickett was sixth, Chloe Foord seventh, Faith Cox eighth, Jemma Coales ninth, Rebecca Humphries 11th and Ellie Atkins 13th.
Charlotte Tappenden was fourth overall in the U15 girls with a victory in the speed bounce and the team were second helped home by Hannah Owen fifth, Eleanor Potter sixth and Chloe Williams 13th.

The opening cross country meeting at Swanley saw the U15 boys enjoy success as the second team home led by fifth placed Declan Burton 14:15 with good support from Joe Briault in 10th 14:27, Kieran Eland 18th with 15:01 and Kyle Denning 20th with 15:26.
Neil Daughters won a poorly supported U20 mens race with 18:04 from teammate Andrew Robertson 18:11.
The senior women were sixth team led home by Janine and Jenny Brown in 22nd and 38th respectively with 21:20 and 22:23.
Candy Hawkins was 42nd in 22:53 with Amanda Jukes a couple of paces adrift in 22:55.
In the youngest races Jessica Carley had a fine run for fifth in the U13 girls with 9:50 while Marshall Smith was 25th in the boys with 13:18.
Ashford’s men were 10th with Matt Britton best placed in 30th with 36:35 from Kev Williams in 52nd with 38:49. Warren Uden 60th with 39:56, Dylan Thomas 102nd in 42:26 and Ian King 130th with 44:26.

Ashford’s best result in the recent relay championships was a fine bronze for the U13 girls’ 4x100m squad of Alex Prickett, Chloe Foord, Jess Box and Jaimee-Ann Heyes with 59.5 seconds.
The U15 girls 4x100m squad were seventh in their final with Charlotte Tappenden, Ciara Ewart, Ruby Cox and Eve Graham clocking 55.4.

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