Staffordshire Schools Championships – 11/6/2016

Many of our juniors competed for their relevant districts at the county schools championships held at Northwood Stadium on Saturday.

  • In the Intermediate Boys 1500m Jordan Nixon finished in 5th in 4,30.3 mins, with Jacob Droogmans finishing 6th in 4.39.9.
  • In the Junior Girls 100m Emma Li ran 14.1 secs for 4th in her heat whilst Vienna Shelley finished 2nd in 13.4 secs to qualify for the final where she finished in 8th in 14.1 secs.
  • In the Junior Girls 1500m Charlotte Moore finished 5th in 5.33.9 mins and Lizzie Clarkson finished 7th in 5.37.9 mins.
  • In the Junior Girls Long Jump Vienna Shelley finished in 8th, jumping 4.09 metres.
  • In the Intermediate Girls 200m Beth Roberts finished in 5th in 30.2 secs, whilst in the Long Jump she finished 8th in 4.06 metres. In her heat of the 200m Beth was 3rd in 29.8 secs, she went on to finish in 5th in the final in 30.2 secs.
  • In the Intermediate Girls 800m Alex Oakley ran 2.31.1 mins for 3rd and Alysha Balderson finished 4th in 2.31.6 mins.
  • In the Intermediate Girls 1500m Alex Oakley finished 3rd in 5.20.0 mins.

Congratulations to all our athletes and especially to Alex Oakley (800m), Dani Bryan (Triple Jump) and Jordan Nixon (1500m Steeplechase) for their selection for Staffordshire Schools at next weekends Mason Trophy to be held at the Alexandra Stadium, Birmingham.