It was a very warm day but a breeze and some later cloud cover helped keep conditions good.
Morgan Hiles and U17 Byron Ewing looked after 100m and 200m with a 200m B string win for Morgan. There was a double win in 400m as Tim Rogers (51.03) and U17 Cameron Reid (51.99) won well. The wins continued in the 800m with Sam Howell (1.57.90) and Cameron Reid (2.00.29) both well ahead. The 1500m saw two second places with Adam Day getting a PB of 4.16.14 in the A string, Finn Bell in the B string. Richard Slade was third in 300m in a PB of 9.27.23 and Fin Dyer won B string in 10.07.
Despite nursing a sore back, Fraser Kilsby scored useful points in long jump, shot, and javelin, winning shot with 10.81m. Kai McKenzie was second in A string high jump with 1.80m. The 4 x 100m team (Tim, Fraser, Morgan and Michael Hall) won in 45.63, and the 4 x 400m team (Tim, Sam, Adam and Michael) also won in 3.38.11.
Grace Storr, Scarlet Storr and Katie Holt looked after the short sprints well. Robyn Watkins won A string 400m with a strong 57.51, Maisie Pennant was second in B string. U17 Emma Styles was second 800m, and Jane Williamson and Issie Wijsman had a double win in 1500m. Scarlet Storr won B string 100m hurdles and was second in A string 400m hurdles. Katie Holt added to her A string 200m with great performances in javelin (an A string win with 36.57m) and shot. Grace Storr helped in high jump and Chloe Zmuda had an excellent day winning B string javelin and shot and second in A string discus. U17 Emily Sanderson won A string long jump and was third in triple jump. The 4 x 100m team (Grace, Scarlet, Maisie and Katie) were second, and the 4 x 400m team (Grace, Scarlet, Maisie and Robyn) were third.
Joe Eggleton won A string in 22.47. Felix Hale looked after B string 200m and A string 100m, and Alex Burn ran B string 100m. Michael Hall ran A string 400m, and Tom Hunter made an impressive debut in the event in B string, winning in 53.71. South Bucks dominated middle distance – Alex Aldred and Rhys Arnold had a double win in 800m, and this was replicated in 1500m by Tommy Davies and Alex Johnson (PB of 4.17.70). Angus Williams just lost out in 3000m in an exciting battle for the line (but still gained a PB of 9.10.84) and Ed Watson won B string. Tommy Davies made an impressive debut in 1500m steeplechase to be second in 4.55.73.
Rhys Arnold and Michael Hall jumped well in high jump and Hal Burtenshaw helped in long jump and pole vault. Alex Burn helped in B string long jump and Felix Hale in A string triple jump. Toby Folkes and Kesegan Suthakar made their debuts, scoring useful points in the throws. Byron Ewing, Felix Hale, Alex Burn and Tommy Davies ran well in the 4 100m relay and the 4 x 400m team of Cameron Reid, Alex Johnson, Alex Aldred and Angus Williams ran a season’s best 3.33.73 to win comfortably, a time in the top 5 in the national rankings.
A well balanced team scored good points across the events. Molly Miller, Emily Sanderson and Sian Vico tackled the short sprints. Sian made her debut over 300m hurdles logging a good 48.82. Olivia Lowrie and Hatty Bell ran well in 300m and Hatty and Soraya Lockwood scored well in 800m. Cerys Vico and Emma Styles ran well in 1500m. Cerys kept the points ticking over , winning 3000m.
Lily Holt won high jump and scored well in long jump and 80m hurdles. Hannah Wells scored well in hammer, discus and shot and Millie Hughes did the same in javelin, hammer (PB of 25.62m) and discus(PB of 20.99m). Anna Bayles helped with triple jump and ran a good non-scoring 100m. Anika Sharma ran non-scoring 100m and 200m. The 4 x 100m team (Lily, Sian, Emily, Molly) were fourth and the 4 x 300m team (Olivia, Sian, Soraya, Cerys) were second.