Sportshall Matches

Hi all.

The 2nd Hampshire Sportshall League match occurred at Andover and WADAC had some good performances such as Under 11 boys team equal second and Billy Brackley 2nd & Jake Pasche 7th. The under 11 girls finished 4th team with the best placed individual Grace White in 6th but with best time in both the 1 Lap and 3 Lap races; Emma Shedden 12th.  The under 13 girls were 3rd team with Serena Charles best placed in 5th. Sam Roberts was 6th individual in the under 13 boys with the team claiming 2nd.  There were 6 under 15 girls taking part with Grace Reid 3rd and Lucy Torrance 4th.

The 2nd Sportshall Grand Prix took place at Fareham Academy and a healthy number of WADAC athletes took part. In the under 11 boys category Billy Brackley was 7th overall having the 2nd fastest 2 Lap. Toby Pace 14th & Oliver Eadie 24th. In a large under 11 girls field Grace Cahill 20th & Tuesday Bettridge 20th were best positioned : Jasmine Jones 22nd: Lola Clements 29th and Aeryn Bettridge 33rd. Alina Eichhorst performed very well to finish 2nd in the under 13 girsl having the best Javelin throw of the under 13 girls. Serena Charles was 3rd and Sophie Torrance 7th. Best placed under 13 boys was Tomos Popowicz 4th and also Jonathan Eadie 6th. Grace Reid 4th, Lucy Torrance 5th & Michaela Bettridge 5th took part in the under 15 girsl and  Sam Brockway was 3rd in the under 15 boys.

Steve Torrance


Sportshall Results

Winchester & District AC young athletes took part in the first Hampshire Sportshall meeting at Andover Leisure Centre. Competing against teams from Portsmouth, Southampton, Havant, Andover Overton and Aldershot they performed really well.The star performance was achieved by the Under 11 boys team who managed first team position despite having an inexperienced team. The four scoring athletes were Jake Pasche 4th, Billy Brackley 5th, Toby Pace 12th and Euan Holm 13th. The relay team of Brackley, Pasche, Pace and Joe Jarvis were also victorious. Individually the best performances were-                                      Billy Brackley 1st Histepper13.03. 2nd 1 Lap 13.6. 2nd 3 Lap 44.6.                                               Jake Pasche 3rd Histepper 13.52. 4th Chest Push 5.25m .     Toby Pace 4th 1 Lap                                                       

The Under 11 girls’ team were 4th out of the 12 competing teams, again a very good achievement considering their inexperience. The scorers were Grace White 4th, Emma Shedden 9th, Tuesday Bettridge 25th & Jasmine Jones 32nd. The 4x1 Lap relay team of White, Shedden, Mia Greenway and Anisha Mathema were 3rd. Best Performances-Grace White 1st 1 Lap 13.6. 1st 3 Lap 42.9. 3rd Histepper 14.04. 3rd Chest Push 6.00m.  Emma Shedden 6th 3 Lap 44.8. 6th Histepper 14.34.Tuesday Bettridge 10th Vertical Jump 39.

In the Under 13 Girls competition WADAC managed 2ND place with Serena Charles 4th, Ella Popowicz 7th, Amy Dawes 8th & Alina Eichhorst 9th. The relay team of Dawes, Charles, Popowicz and Sophie Torrance was 2nd. Individual highlights-Serena Charles 1st Vertical Jump 52. 2nd Shot 7.46m. Amy Dawes 2nd 4 Lap 57.3. 3rd 2 Lap 26.1 .Ella Popowicz 2nd Standing Long Jump 1.94m.Alina Eichhorst. 1st Speed Bounce 79.Daisy Humphrey 1st Standing Long Jump 2.02m  Sophie Torrance 5th Speed Bounce 76.                                                  The Under 13 boys team were also 2nd and had Jonathan Eadie 8th, Tomas Popowicz 11th Frankie Diedrichsen 12th & Samuel Roberts 15th .

Best Performances-Jonathan Eadie 5th Standing Long Jump 1.98m   Tomas Popowicz 6th 2 Lap 27.5   Samuel Roberts 5th 4 Lap 60.5. Jacob Clements 4th= Speed Bounce 67.     Sam Clifton  5th Shot 7.00m



Sportshall 2015-16

The new Sportshall season training sessions recommences on Tuesday 1st September at Kings School sports hall 6.30-8.00. Training is for under 11,under 13 & under 15 athletes. Email invitations have been issued to all including the new under 11 athletes. There are four league matches throughout the season and also Grand Prix events at Fareham Academy. 


Development Group is on today 27th May at 6.30pm

Due to demand during the half term holiday, the group will run this evening at Bar End.


Final Sportshall Grand Prix

The 4th and final Sportshall Grand Prix took place at Fareham Academy and a band of WADAC young athletes competed at the event.

Sam Brockway in his first Sportshall season, had won the two previous Grand Prix under 13 boys events. This time despite an excellent score of 85 in the Speed Bounce he finished second to Wilf Mckenzie of Southampton. 

In the under 15 girls competition Lucy Torrance managed third place and won the Javelin with a personal best of 17.50m.  

There were four Winchester athletes taking part in the under 13 girls category. Back to Sportshall after an absence Ruby White managed a fine 4th place which included a 1.88m standing long jump which was 3rd best of the competition. In 5th place was Emelia Jarvis who excelled in the 2 Lap event with the 2nd fastest time. Sophie Torrance was 8th with her best effort being in the Speed Bounce with the 4th best performance. Nellie Carlisle in her first GP was in 13th position.                                                                                                                                                

In the under 11 boys Thomas Elliott gained good experience despite not achieving distances in the Long and Triple Jumps and finished 13th.                                                                                                     

The Grand Prix events provides great competition and experience of Sportshall and supplements the league competition very well.