Six Blackburn Harriers represented Lancashire at the ESSA North West Schools Combined Event at Carlisle on June 22/23rd in some pretty dire at times conditions due to the weather. But that didn’t detract from the performances of the athletes who really got stuck and between them produced a tremendous set of 28 PB’s.

Full Results HERE

In the Intermediate Girls Heptathlon Polly Pearse came 2nd with a new PB Points total of 3645 which was previously 3045. In the competition she equalled her PB for the 80m Hurdles and posted new PB’s in Shot; 200m; Long Jump and Javelin. Katie Buckingham finished 6th in the event overall posting a new PB Points total of 3358 (previously 2938) and set new PB’s in 80m Hurdles; High Jump; Shot; Javelin and 800m. Olivia Brooks continued the impressive performances with a new PB Points total of 2767 (previously 2582) and PB’s in Shot; 200m and Long Jump.


In the Junior Girls Pentathlon Morgan Angland maintained the progression of PB’s with a PB Points total of 2218 (previously 2169) and PB’s in Shot and High Jump.

Next up were the Boys with Cameron Massey competing in the Junior Boys Heptathlon. Scoring 1852 Points an improvement of 170 over his previous best, Cameron went on to record PB’s in 80m Hurdles; Shot; High Jump and 800m. Bottom of age U20.

Joe Pearse produced another very fine performance improving his previous best Points Total from 5166 to 5532 and recording another 4 PB’s in Long Jump; 400m; Discus and Pole Vault clearing 3.00m for the first time.

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