South Holland young guns go on personal best spree at latest Tommy Clay round

Nine South Holland athletes competed in the third round of this season’s Turnbull Tommy Clay Track and Field Development Series on Friday.

In fine and still conditions, a number of them managed to achieve personal best (PB) performances. Hayden Quantrill was on fine form as he won the under-15 boys’ 80m hurdles (17.5secs), shot (7.23m) and high jump (1.15m).

At under-13 level, Jack Clark-Atkins recorded 16.7secs in the 75m hurdles, 5.90m in shot and 1.24m in high jump.

Meanwhile, Megan Reid cleared 1.26m in the under-17 women’s high jump, achieved 6.66m in shot and finished second in the 80m hurdles (18.2secs.)

Elsewhere, veteran thrower Colin Pattison advanced his PB shot distance to 7.05m.

Under-13 Issy Reid improved her PBs to 16.6secs in 70m hurdles and 5.70m in shot, while under-11 boy Devan Quantrill was second in the 80m (13.8secs) and third in standing triple jump (3.90m). Also at under-11, Noah Donnelly-Coles was second in the standing triple jump (3.98m) and third in 80m (14.5secs).

Finally, under-11 Mia Clark-Atkins cleared 95cm in her first high jump competition and under -9 Flynn Donnelly-Coles was second in standing triple jump (2.92m) and third in the 150m (33.9secs).

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