Northern Schools Inter-Counties Championships 2014

21st June 2014

Gateshead International Stadium

The Track and Field competitions are coming thick and fast at the moment. This weekend saw a number of Tynedale Athletes representing Northumberland in the Schools Inter-Counties Championships. The Northumberland team competed against Cumbria, Cleveland and Durham.

We have 3 new Inter-County Champions:-

Imogen Bell Junior Girls Discuss 23.12 m
Max Pearson Junior Boys 800m 2:03.3 Secs
Jack Colmer Inter Boys Triple Jump 12.82 m

Other Tynedale athletes also helped contribute to Northumberland’s 2nd place performance.  Ellen Ricketts was 7th in the Junior Girls High Jump (4.31m), Christopher Jackson was 8th in the Junior Boys 1500m (4:43.5 mins), Dan Bennett was 3rd in the Junior Boys 80m hurdles (12.9 secs), Joff Batey finished 3rd in the Junior Boys Long Jump (5.32 m).

In the Intermediate Boys Jamie Adams was 3rd in the 400m (54.2 secs), Matty Currie finished 6th in the hammer (22.47m) and Jack Colmer was 5th in the High Jump (1.65m).

In the Senior Boys Andrew Sadler was 4th in the 400m (58.6 secs) and 2nd in the 400m Hurdles (65.4 secs).

Eleanor Colmer, County Champion in the 75m Hurdles, was sadly unable to compete in the Inter-Counties due to illness on the day.

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