Sportshall success for Ashford

November 10th, 2013 by News Desk

ASHFORD’S girls were outstanding in the Under 13 section of the Sportshall competition at Tunbridge Wells.
Faith Cox led the way winning overall from teammate Ella Hindle with Faith Etokowo in fourth, Hahhan Brooks sixth, Rebecca Humphries ninth, Emma Maher 10th and Faye Littlewood-Tribe 14 to secure the team prize.
In the individual competitions Ella won the shot with 6.35m with Faith third; Faith won the standing triple jump (6.11) and was second in the vertical jump with Faith third. Faith also won the two lap race from Ella who was also second in the speed bounce.
There was a similar result for Ashford’s U15 boys with George Maher the overall winner with Oliver Marsh third, Ben Chapman fourth and Ellis Bennet fifth to also take the team award.
George won the vertical jump from Oliver with similar results in the speed bounce, triple jump and the two lap race.
Ben was second in the shot with George third..
Hannah Owen was outstanding in the U15 girls with a fine overall win with Megan Smith fifth, Alexandra Prickett sixth and Ellie Atkins eighth in another team success.
Hannah won the shot and two lap race; second in the speed bounce and joint third in the triple jump.
Megan Smith was runner-up in the vertical jump while Alexandra edged out her teammate to win the speed bounce. Megan was also joint third in the twpo lap race.
Folkestone were joint winners overall in the Under 11s with Caitlin Gallagher a fine second in the speed bounce.

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