The weekend of the 12/13th May were the Hampshire County Track & Fields championships and a team of over 30 athletes travelled to Portsmouth to compete.
Over the weekend there were standout performanaces from many athletes and the first appearance at Hamps for the new U13 squad. In particular Abhishek Ajith, who despite only just joining JSAC, took an easy lead in the U13 Boys 100m and 200m heats and went on to win 2 golds in these events with a very confident lead from the start of both finals. Andrew Gatehouse, who is also new to the club and had his first appearance at this meeting, took silver in the U15 Boys LJ and 200m. Heavy rain appeared later on the first day making the U13 Girls HJ a fairly unpleasant experience for the newcomers to this meeting. They performed well despite the weather and Eva-Raine Clarke took silver with a jump of 1.25m. The U13 team were the strongest that we have had at this meeting for a few years and came away with 5 medals.
The sun came out on the second day and Ben Neasham’s 75mH was a triumph as he outclassed the other competitiors in his race. Personal bests were aplenty over the two days with virtually all athletes achieving PBs in their events. Cameron Campbell medalled in all his events with one of every color in his throws comps. JSAC also had a clean sweep in U20 Mens shot and had a had medallists in every male 100m final from U20 down. Three of our athletes achieved English Schools qualifying standards – Cameron Campbell in the discus, Olivia Allbut in the 400m hurdles and Robert Thomas in the 100m.
All the medal winners are listed below:
|Charlie Livingston U20 Men 400m||Cameron Campbell U20 Men shot||Cameron Campbell U20 Men Hammer|
|Ahbishek Ajith U13 Boys 200m||Charlie Rive U20 Mens 100m||Ruby Morrison U15 Girls Javelin|
|Ahbishek Ajith U13 Boys 100m||Andrew Gatehouse U15 Boys LJ||Bube Popo Snr Women 100m|
|George Burke U20 Men Hammer||Jack Lowery U20 Men Javelin||Catherine Unwin U20 Women discuss|
|Evan Cambell U20 Men Shot||Eva-Raine Clarke U13 Girls HJ||Robert Thomas U17 Men 100m|
|Yasmin Lookess U20 Women 800m||Andrew Gatehouse U15 200m||Lucy Woodward U17 Women HJ|
|Cameron Campbell U20 Men discus||Lucy Woodward U17 W LJ||Ben Neasham U13 Boys Shot|
|Ben Neasham U13 Boys 75H||Olivia Allbut U20 400H||George Burke U20 Men Shot|
|Robert Thomas U17 Men LJ||Sean Adkin U15 b 1500m|
|Sam Maher U20 Men 1500m|