Match report – Upper Age Group YDL Lewes 25th June
A 16 strong Walton team took on the blustery winds on the home stretch at Lewes. Even though we finished 6th out of 7 teams the team performances did not reflect this throughout the day.
Our only women’s team was the Under 17s, consisting of Darby Begley-Jones, Clara Sawicki and Charlotte Vaughan on the track, and Nicola Bell covered the field events.
We had wins for Charlotte Vaughan (800m A), Darby Begley-Jones (800m B) and Nicola Bell (Javelin).
Our U17 Men team of Tom Cursons, Sam Bishop, Oliver Coppellotti, Ben Marks, Michael Cottrill and Sam Mace gained 4 New Personal Bests and 1 New Club Record.
We had wins for Tom Cursons (100m Hurdles), Oliver Coppellotti (400m B) and Sam Mace (Hammer and Discus).
Sam Bishop ran a PB in the 400m (53.2 sec) and Oliver Coppellotti had two PBs; in the 200m (26.4 sec) and 400m (56.6 sec).
Sam Mace had a PB (with a tail wind) in the Discus, his 47.20m is a New U17 Men Club Record.
The 4 X 400m relay team of Sam Bishop, Tom Cursons Ben Marks and Michael Cottrill came home 2nd in 3.53.3 sec.
The Under 20 Men made their mark with: Jamie West, Charlie Feinson, Mark Jacoby, Matt Pharaoh, Cameron Chisholm and Isaac Mammen gaining 7 New PBs.
We had wins for Isaac Mammen (1500m), Charlie Feinson (Discus B) and Jamie West (Discus A and Javelin).
Charlie Feinson gained PBs in the 100m (12.7 sec), Triple Jump (10.33m) and Discus (12.33m), Mark Jacoby ran a PB in the 400m (55.1 sec) and Jamie West threw PBs in the Discus (22.76m) and Javelin (29.47m). Isaac Mammen ran a PB in the 1500m (4.26.2).
The relay team came 4th in 3.52.4.
A super day had by all with a great team atmosphere.
A big thank you to all our officials who managed without a lead: Tracy West, Marie Marks, Pauline Begley-Jones, Elaine Pharaoh, Sarah Sawicki, Sam Mace and Stuart Mace.
An extra thank you to all the parents who cheered and raked the day away.
The next match is at Croydon 23rd July and our last for this season.
Sabrina Mace – YDL UAG Team Manager