Sportshall League Match Fleming Park

Thanks and congratulations to everyone who took part and assisted at Sundays Sportshall League match at Fleming Park. Special thanks to Pippa Sherry, Ewan Simmonds, Jeremy Clifton,Tony Bateman and Sheryl Reid for their help with team managment, officiating and general help.
The full results of the match and overall results can be found at the Hampshire Athletics website.

Summary of the match and overall results

Under 11 Girls

Team 4th on day. 4th overall in league.
Leading Individual performances-
6 Lap Freya Brannigan/Abi Reid 1st 84.7
1 Lap Freya Brannigan/Abi Reid 2nd (Freya 3rd fastest time of the day 13.8)
Javelin Abi Reid/India Sherry 2nd (Abi 's throw 2nd furthest on the day 13.50m)

Under 13 Girls
Team 3rd on day 3rd overall in league. BRONZE MEDALS. Going into the match the under 13 girls were 4th overall and by beating Andover/Overton they achieved their 3rd place !
Leading Individual performances-
4 Lap Grace Reid 56.6 Emelia Jarvis 61.4 3rd. (Grace's run was the 2nd fastest of the day)
Speed Bounce Sophie Torrance 83 Ella Mae Popowicz 67 3rd. (Sophie's total was 2nd best on the day overall)
Shot Put Serena Charles 6.69 Ruby White 6.25 3rd.

Under 15 Girls
Lucy Torrance 3rd equal on the day 4th overall individual.

Under 11 Boys
Team 3rd on the day. 3rd overall in league. BRONZE MEDALS.
Leading Individual performances-
4X1 Lap relay 1st (Charlie Foster, Iwan Wrey-Brown, Frankie Diedrichsen, Sam Roberts)
Highstepper 1st Frankie Diedrichsen 13.34 & Samuel Cordon 14.26 (Frankies performance was fastest of the day)
Triple Jump Iwan Wrey- Brown & Samuel Cordon 2nd (Iwan's jump of 5.31 was the third best on the day)

Under 13 Boys
Team 2nd on the day. 2nd overall in the league. SILVER MEDALS.
Leading Individual performances-
Shot Put Sam Brockway 8.04 Samuel Clifton 5.18 1st. (Sam's throw of 8.04 was the longest throw of the day)
8 Lap Parlauf 1st Sam Brockway/Jonathan Eadie 113.1
Long Jump Sam Brockway had the third longest of the day of 2.10m.

Individual Winning Medals

Under 11 Girls 6 Lap Parlauf Freya Brannigan & Abi Reid

Under 11 Boys Balance Test Jacob Clements

Under 13 Girls 8 Lap Parlauf Sam Brockway & Jonathan Eadie.


Regional Sportshall under 13/15 finals.

WADAC athletes Sam Brockway & Charlie Steggall competed superbly at the Regional Sportshall Finals at Burgess Hill Sussex at under 13 level. Congratulations on their contribution to a really good day for Hampshire Athletics. Every athlete performed superbly against excellent opposition - the South East Region is the strongest in the UK! Hampshire achieved 2nd placing in all 4 age- groups! Results on link below, and Team results are as follows:- 

U13 Girls –1st Surrey 588.2nd Hampshire 544. 3rd Berkshire 532

U13 Boys -1st Surrey 670. 2nd Hampshire 450. 3rd Sussex 449

U15 Girls -1st Surrey 638. 2nd Hampshire 570. 3rd Sussex 513 (Ellie Hodgson – overall Girls Champion).

U15 Boys –1stBerkshire 673.2nd Hampshire 597 3rd Surrey 557


Sportshall Grand Prix & Regional Championships.

The third Sportshall Grand Prix took place at Fareham Academy last week. A few WADAC athletes took part at the event, organised by Hampshire Sportshall Team Manager Mike Coker. Athletes take part in six disciplines; 1 Lap ; 2 Lap ; Speed Bounce : Standing Triple Jump : Standing Long Jump and Soft Javelin.

 Sam Brockway took part in his second Grand Prix and impressed by again winning the under 13 boys event. He had individual wins in the 2 Lap, Javelin & Speed Bounce along with second place in the Long Jump.

In the under 13 girls event there were 26 competitors and Grace Reid was 10th and Sophie Torrance 15th. In the Speed Bounce Sophie produced a life time best of 82 to finish equal second in that discipline. Graces best individual placing was 8th in the 2 Lap race.

In the under 11 girls category there was also 26 competitors and Abi Reid was 17th overall with her best placing being 7th in the Javelin.

Lucy Torrance took part in the under 15 girls and finished 7th overall with her best individual place being third in the Javelin.

Sam Brockway has been selected for the Hampshire Sportshall under 13 boys team which is taking part in the Regional Sportshall event at Burgess Hiil Sussex on the 22nd February. Good luck to him when he takes part in the 2 Lap, Relay and Speed Bounce events he has been chosen for.



Sportshall under 11 South East Regional Finals

The under 11 Girls & Boys Sportshall South East Regional Finals take place on Sunday 11th January at Triangle Leisure Centre, Burgess Hill, West Sussex. I am pleased to announce that WADAC have two athletes selected for the Hampshire team ; Freya Brannigan & Frankie Diedrichsen. Freya will be taking part in 1+1 Relay, 4x1 Relay, Grand Prix event & Hi-Stepper. Frankie will be participating in Hurdles Relay, 4x1 Relay,  Standing Triple Jump & Speed Bounce. We wish them the best of luck.

The next Sportshall League match takes place on Sunday 25th January at Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth.

I have sent an email asking for confirmation of whether athletes are able to compete at the match. Could you please let me have all replies asap so teams can be selected. Thanks.


Sportshall Grand Prix

WADAC Sportshall young athletes went along to the Sportshall Grand Prix at Fareham Academy organised by Mike Coker. The athletes compete over six events: 1 Lap sprint : 2 Lap Sprint : Standing Triple Jump : Standing Long Jump : Speed Bounce : Javelin. Sam Brockway competing in only his second Sportshall event dominated the under 13 boys event winning three of the events overall and finishing 2nd in the other three. In the under 13 girls event Grace Reid was 6th overall with a creditable 3rd place in the 1 Lap, Emelia Jarvis finished 7th and Sophie Torrance 8th, with her best event being 5th place in the Speed Bounce. Lucy Torrance competed in the under 15 girl category, finishing 4th with her best performance being 2nd in the Speed Bounce.