Northumberland Schools – Minors County Championships
22nd June 2013
The International Athletics at Gateshead Stadium meant a switch of venue for the 2013 Minors County Championships to Wentworth, Hexham. Representing their schools, Tynedale Harriers flourished with the home advantage boasting four County Champions and many other podium places.
Our newly crowned County Champs are Rosina McLean who got the double in the Year 7 100m (14.1) and the 200m (29.3), Ellen Ricketts Year 8 800m (2.36.5), Ben Dykins Year 6 800m (2.33.5) and Max Pearson Year 8 1500m (4.33).
Other outstanding performances came from Sarah Jackson Year 6 800m 3rd (2.49.6), Eleanor Colmer Year 7 70m Hurdles (12.0), Luka Von Weiler 200m 3rd (29.6), Francesca Harrison Year 8 800m 7th (2.51.2), Seth Kippax-Jones Year 7 100m 4th (14.0), Patrick Lally Year 7 1500m 5th (5.13.7) and Christopher Jackson Year 8 1500m 2nd (4.54).
Tynedale Area picked up 1st place in the overall Northumberland County competition and Max Pearson picked up the Ian Severs trophy for the Best Athlete at the meeting.