Hat-trick of victories for Boston and District Athletic Club talent Jack

Youngster Jack Clark-Atkins stole the show at the latest round of the Tommy Clay Track and Field Development series with a win treble.

The under-11 Boston and District Athletic Club member won the ball throw in particularly impressive fashion and measured 35.53m, while in the high jump he cleared 1.05m.

Clark-Atkins’ third win came in the 80m sprint after recording a time of 12.9secs.

In the same age group, Issy Reid threw the ball 13.44m for fifth place.

At under-15 girls’ level Megan Reid claimed second place in the high jump with a clearance of 1.25m and also in the shot putt after throwing 5.30m.

Under-9 competitor Mia Clark-Atkins was runner-up in the ball throw with an 11.15m effort and also recorded 1.42m in the standing long jump and 15.8secs in the 80m sprint.

At the other end of the age range, Colin Pattison continued on his journey returning to competitive throwing with a 7.46m effort to win the veteran men’s shot contest.

  • After the excessive heat of the previous few days, conditions for Saturday’s Humber League match at Hull were much more normal for

South Holland’s Boston and District Athletic Club members with lower temperatures and persistent rain.

Leading the way at the Costello Stadium was Megan Reid, who achieved a personal best (PB) clearance of 1.27m the under-15 girls’ high jump. She also recorded 55.9secs in the 300m and 3.50m in the long jump.

In the under-11 age group, Jack Clark-Atkins clocked 13.3secs in the 80m sprint, leaped 3.51m in long jump and successfully cleared 97cm in high jump.

In the same age group Issy Reid produced a good result in the vortex event (19.33m), clocked 14.6secs in the 80m and managed 2.95m in long jump.

Mia Clark-Atkins contested events in the under-9 age group, recording 3.03mins for the 600m, 2.32m in long jump and 8.56m in the vortex throw.

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