ATHLETICS: Grantham AC youths finish third overall after final league match

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Grantham Athletic Club finished third overall after the final match in the National Under-17/Under-20 Youth Development League at Derby last Sunday, in which they were runners-up to champions Corby.

Eleven personal bests and 11 first places were achieved by Grantham AC athletes. Sophia Tucker recorded three PBs and two apiece were gained by Max Butler, Jordan Stokes and Chris Bainbridge.

Josh Lord ran a PB in the 400m and Dion Elba-Porter equalled his best time of 23.5sec in the 200m.

Results: male under-17, 100m - 4 J. Stokes 12.1s pb; 200m - 4 J. Stokes 24.8s pb; 400m - 3 M. Butler 56.6s pb; 800m - 1 J. Lord 2m 9.1s; 1500m - 1 M. Butler 4m 48.7s pb; 100m hurdles - 1 J. Brown 14.3s; long jump - 1 J. Brown 6.08m.

Male under-20, 100m - 2A D. Elba-Porter 11.6s; 200m - 1A D. Elba-Porter 23.5s =pb; 400m - 2A B. Orridge 59.1s, 1B J. Lord 59.0s pb; 800m - 2A B. Orridge 2m 8.4s, 1B J. Richardson 2m 14.7s; 1500m - 2A J. Richardson 4m 28.2s, 1B B. Orridge 4m 52.9s; shot - 3A C. Bainbridge 8.80m; discus - 3A C. Bainbridge 27.32m; javelin - 3A C. Bainbridge 31.50m pb; hammer - 1A C. Bainbridge 36.46m pb; 4x400m relay - 2 Grantham AC 3m 51.9s.

Female under-17, shot - 1 S. Dowse 9.20m; discus - 2 S. Dowse 22.02m.

Female under-20, 800m - 1A S. Tucker 2m 27.2s pb; 1500m - 1A S. Tucker 5m 23.7s; shot - 2A S. Tucker 5.01m pb; discus - 3A S. Tucker 11.45m pb; hammer - 2A S. Garner 27.94m.