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Good start for Blackburn Harriers youngsters at first Sportshall Competition

The Harriers got off to a solid start at the first Lancashire Sportshall League fixture of the season in Blackpool at the weekend!

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The highlight of the day was Hannah Cookson being awarded U15 Athlete of the Match, after winning both the 2 & 4 lap races and finishing 3rd in Speed Bounce & 5th in Long Jump. Overall Blackburn were 4th team.

The following athletes achieved top 6 finishes, scoring points for their team:-

Ben Boocock – 2nd Speed Bounce, 6th Long Jump & 1 lap
Thomas Booth – 2nd Chest Push
Thomas Flynn – 4th Target Throw, 6th= Speed Bounce
Eleanor Allsop – 2nd 3 laps, 3rd 1 lap, 4th Speed Bounce
Esme Booth – 6th Chest Push
Charlotte Clapham – 4th= Javelin
Kate Cookson – 1st Speed Bounce, 6th Triple Jump
Leah Hoole – 5th Triple Jump, 6th Vertical Jump
Caroline Woodworth – 4th= Chest Push
Myah Booth – 5th LJ &TJ, 6th Shot Putt
Christie Sturgess – 3rd= Speed Bounce
Eleesha Charnley – 2nd Long Jump, 3rd Vertical Jump, 4th 4 & 6 laps

 

Videos

https://www.facebook.com/sabrina.dewhurst/videos/10206879112809127/

https://www.facebook.com/sabrina.dewhurst/videos/10206879092528620/

https://www.facebook.com/sabrina.dewhurst/videos/10206879089808552/

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Other athletes who set new personal bests included:-

Jadyn Armstrong – Speed Bounce, 1 & 3 laps
Molly Nicholls – Long Jump, Vertical Jump, 1 & 3 laps – well done new PBs in all 4 events!
Olivia Blow – 2 laps
Emily Laycock – 2 laps

A final mention to Codie Dewhurst who made his Sportshall debut and thanks to John, Ben, Sam & Nikki who organised the long jump event.

(Please note that the next fixture is on Sunday 13th December, not the usual date in January.)