ATHLETICS: Grantham’s Walton Girls win gold at Lincoln

Walton Girls Year 7 athletes
Walton Girls Year 7 athletes

WALTON Girls Year 7 athletes won gold at the Lincolnshire Level 3 Inter-Schools Games at Lincoln last Wednesday.

Representing Lincolnshire South West Partnership, along with King’s School, the Walton students took part in the Super 8 Athletics competition.

Performing extremely well on the day, they competed against around 50 other schools to become overall champions, claiming the magnificent gold trophy as well as individual medals.

A fitting end to the day saw the athletes invited to watch the Olympic Torch celebrations at Yarborough Sports Centre.

Walton Girls joint head of PE Brenda Joint said: “I am extremely proud of the girls. Their success is the result of hard work, commitment and really enjoying their sport.”

Proudly showing off their trophy and medals, Walton Girls Year 7 athletes are - Abbie Byron, Letitia Barrowcliff, Beth Wright, Mollie Tyler, Amelia Pattinson, Chloe Williamson, Wiktoria Laszkowska, Amber Burnett and Molly Moore.