The Blue Stars Under 15 League team contested the final match at Broadbridge Heath and with several good performances finished in an excellent second place scoring 212 points, behind Crawley’s 273 points, but ahead of East Grinstead (178pts), Worthing (138pts), Chichester (80pts) and Haywards Heath (55pts).
In the Girls 300m event Cleo Tomlinson and Jessica O’Flaherty teamed up, with both winning their respective races, Tomlinson taking the A race in 43.7s and O’Flaherty running 44.3s to win the B race. These two teamed up in the Long Jump with O’Flaherty leaping 4.80m to win the A string and Tomlinson taking second place in the B event with a leap of 4.67m. There was a dominating display of front running by Izzy Hayes in the 1500m, where she led from the gun and ran away from the rest of the field to win in 5m04.1s. the 100m races saw Cleo Tomlinson take second place in the A race with a new personal best time of 12.9s, and Ella Hannyngton win the B race in 13.4s. Rania Hyde ran 11.8s to take second place in the 75m Hurdles, with Ruby Jerges taking the same position in the B race in 12.1s. Hyde then teamed up with Ruby Walker in the Shot Putt, with both finishing second Hyde throwing 6.53m in the A string and Walker 8.02m in the B event. Issy Humphreys cleared an impressive 1.58m in the High Jump, the same height as cleared by the winner, but was beaten into second place on count back. Ruby Jerges took second place in the Hammer event with a throw of 20.79m.
In the Boys events, the 100m saw a double win, with Tom Gilsenan-Best winning the A race in 12.1s and Adam West winning the B race, with a personal best 12.0s. Gilsenan-Best then went on to win the 200m in 24.5s, with Matt O’Dwyer winning the B race in 26.0s and taking second place in the Long Jump with a leap of 5.45m. Seb Wallace put up an exemplary display of hurdling in the 80m Hurdles event, coming home well clear of the opposition in a personal best time of 11.6s, Wallace then went on to clear 1.60m and take second place in the High Jump. Another second place came in the Pole Vault, where Dan Dearden cleared 2.80m. Adam West and Joe Fickling both finished second in their respective 300m races, with West running 39.8s in the A race and Fickling 44.3s in the B race.
In the 4x100m relay races that concluded the programme the boys team of O’Dwyer, Wallace, West and Gilsenan-Best romped home in an impressive 47.9s, with the Girls team of Walker, Tomlinson, Jerges and Hannyngton taking second place in 52.7s.