The last Sportshall meeting of the season took place at the Stour Centre Ashford on Sunday 4th March. Paddock Wood A.Cs U/11 teams did exceptionally well. Team 1 came 4th team 2 came 5th and team 3 came 15th. In team 1 Alfie Stemp jumped 6.02m in the Standing triple Jump to finish2nd whilst partner Tory Randell jumped 5.61m to come 7th. Alfie won the Soft Javelin throw with 20.25m Tory finished 27th. The other pair in team 1 were Liberty Divine and Jack Wakeford. Liberty came 2nd in the Vertical Jump with 45cm and Jack 13th with 39cm. In the Obstacle relay the team came 3rd. Team 2 James O’Gorman also did well in the Soft Javelin coming 3rd with 17.75. Joelle Wilton joined James and came 12th with 13.75m.Holly Preston and Sam Rustrick paired up well in the Vertical Jump with Holly coming 7th with 42cm and Sam 11th with 40cm. They came 7th in the Obstacle relay. In Team 3 Samantha Hockey and Joshua Parr beat the other 2 teams in the Sped Bounce with Samantha jumping 50 bounces and Joshua 49 making them 7th overall in the event out of 20 teams. It was Rose Webster’s first Sportshall where she teamed up with George McAvan. In the Soft Javelin George came an excellent 13th with 13.50m and Rose threw 9.75m. Jem Devine joined Thanet A.C to make up a team his best result was in the Foam javelin where he threw 12.75m coming 17th out of 39 competitors.
In the older age group U/15 Mason Doyle broke the county record in the Triple Jump 8.54m which gave him the Athlete of the Match t-Shirt .He jumped 65cm in the Vertical Jump and put the Shot 9.30m. Mason won the overall event to claim the Gold Medal. Georgia McCall also won the Gold medal for the U/17 age group. She claimed a PB in the Speed Bounce 79 bounces.