The Hampshire Sportshall season started at River Park Sports Centre Winchester, with Winchester & District teams taking part in the event which is for boys and girls teams at under 11 and under 13 and for individuals at under 15 level.
The best team position was achieved by the Under 13 boys with 2nd. Jonny Eadie & Zachary Sherry achieved a fine 1st place in the 8 Lap Parlauf and Zachary Sherry : second places for Jonny Eadie & Thomas Gudino Triple Jump : Samuel Clifton & Matthew Tugwell Vertical Jump : Alex Miles & Jonny Eadie Shot Put & 2 Lap.
The Under 11 boys team despite being inexperienced finished an excellent third team overall.
There was a good win for Frankie Diedrichsen & Samuel Roberts 1+1 Lap A race and second places for Charlie Foster & Iwan Wrey Brown 6 Lap Parlauf : Frankie Diedrichsen & Charlie Foster Triple Jump : Jacobs Clements : Diedrichsen : Khalid Elsheikh : Samuel Roberts 4x1 lap relay. Other performances were 3rd Charlie Foster & Samuel Cordon Target Throw and Jacob Clements & Thomas Elliott 1+1 Lap B.
The under 13 girls unfortunately had absentees which meant they were not at full strength but the girls showed great team spirit and finish 5th overall. Best Performances 4th Serena Charles & Heather Clifton 6 Lap Time Trial: 4th Sophie Torrance @ Serena Charles Shot Put : 5th Fenella Brooking & Gina Pethen Speed Bounce : Alina Eichhorst & Gina Pethen 2 Lap.
The under 11 girls finished 6th overall but will be better equipped for the experience for future matches. Best performances ; 2nd Emily Smith & Melissa Charles Chest Push : 4th Tuesday Bettridge & Amelia Krone Target Throw : 5th India Sherry & Tuesday Bettridge Soft Javelin : 5th Amelia Aikenhead , Tuesday Bettridge, India Sherry and Emily Smith 4x1 Lap relay 6th Sachi Shiraishi & Millie Brooking Triple Jump.
Due to injuries the only under 15 athlete taking part in the individual event was Lucy Torrance but she performed very well to finish equal second on the day achieving a personal best in the Standing Long Jump.