At the recent Sussex Under 15 League match held at Broadbridge Heath the Blue Star team put in another good performance to finish in second place scoring 204 points to winners Crawley’s 273 points but ahead of East Grinstead (117 points), Worthing (102 points), Chichester (82 points) and Haywards Heath (30 points). Seb Wallace had three victories in the Boys events, winning the 80m Hurdles in 11.5s, the High Jump with a clearance of 1.68m, with club mate Hari Brogan jumping 1.60m to win the B string, and then taking the Long Jump with a leap of 5.84m, with Matt O’Dwyer winning the B string with 5.16m. O’Dwyer then went on to win the Shot event with a throw of 11.34m and there was a good run in the 800m where Matty Smith ran a personal best time of 2m11.2s in winning the 800m. Both Callum Palmer and Jake Hogton achieved three second places, Palmer finishing second in the B races of 100m (13.3s) and the 80m Hurdles (14.6s) and then throwing 22.64m for second place in the Javelin, while Hogton was taking second places in the Hammer (18.00m), the Shot (7.45m) and the Discus (21.10m). Dan Dearden having cleared 3.35m for second place in the Pole Vault then threw the Javelin 22.53m for another second placing.

The Girls events saw Jasmine Belshaw finish second in the 100m in 13.4s, with team mate Eve Vince-Odozi also finish second in the B race in 13.6s. Belshaw then competed in the Javelin event where her throw of 25.68m also saw her finish second. Alina Hillicks took second places in the Shot (6.33m) and the Discus where she threw a personal best 22.32m. Hayley Emerson took first places in the B strings of the Hammer (14.61m) and the Javelin (19.33m). The 4x100m relays saw both teams finish second with Boys team running 50.1s and the Girls team 53.4s.

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