Sportshall Athletics 2017-18
Please find below details of the 2017-18 Sportshall athletics fixtures starting in October.
If you have any questions, please speak to Janet Duffin or Leslie Stone at training.
Kent County Athletic Association (held in the spirit of UK Athletics rules)
For details on the PWAC involvement in these events please contact Janet Duffin on janduff.com12
- Under 13 (School years 7 and 8), Under 15 (School years 9 and 10) and Under 17 (School years 11 and 12). That is, last summer’s age groups.
- Four boys or four girls for Under-13 and Under-15 teams. No team competition for Under-17’s.
- Individuals may enter in any of the 3 age groups.
- The number of teams per club/school in any age group may be limited if the meeting is oversubscribed.
Team event: Here is an example of the type of events that are held at Sportshall fixtures
|2 lap race||4 lap race||2 lap race||2/4/6 lap races||4 lap race||2 lap races|
|Vertical jump||Vertical jump||Vertical jump||Vertical jump||Vertical jump||Vertical jump|
|Standing Long Jump||Standing Triple Jump||Standing Long Jump||Standing Long Jump||Standing Long Jump||Standing Triple Jump|
|Standing Triple Jump|
|Speed bounce||Speed bounce||Speed bounce||Speed bounce||Speed bounce||Speed bounce|
Alfie Stemp was the outstanding athlete for the boys, winning the Vertical Jump with a new personal best of 53cm and second in the Javelin with 19.0m
On Sunday 11th December some of Paddock Wood A.C juniors were at the Kent County Sportshall Championship at the Angel Centre Tonbridge. U/15 Joseph Holland won all three of his races the 2 lap, the 4 lap & the 6 lap. He won Silver in the Vertical Jump. His 2 lap result earned him the Athlete of the Match award. In the same age group Mason Doyle won the Vertical Jump and the Standing Long Jump and took Silver in the Standing Triple Jump. Laura Wellbelove took Bronze in the Shot Putt. In the U/13 girls Jessica Cross and Mia Morgan took part, Jess’s best event was the Speed Bounce with 74, in which she injured her ankle and had to drop out of the 2 lap race. For Mia it was the first time she had taken part in a sportshall competition but she did well in all the events she took part in.The club’s other medals came from U/17 Georgia McCall and Rochelle Darcy. Georgia won 4 gold medals, one in the Vertical Jump, another in the Speed Bounce, the Shot and the 2 lap race. Rochelle won the Standing Triple Jump and claimed Silver in the Speed Bounce and the Shot and Bronze in the Vertical Jump.
In the U/11 events Paddock Wood had 2 teams of 4 entered but due to other commitments 2 athletes were unable to come so the second team managed to join with a school to make full team. Richard Spenser had an excellent result in the Standing Long Jump 2.00m coming 4th out of 55 participants. He came 3rd in the Overhead Ball Throw with 7.50m, his partner in the event Paige Alford came 9th with 6.75m, the pair just missed on a trophy for the top pair in the event. The other two in the first team, Jack Wakeford came 10th in the Vertical Jump and Joelle Wilton came 31st in the same event. They joined together for the Under & Over relay, where they came 6th out of 30 teams. Thomas Henley and Jacob Sharman worked together, both competing in their first Sportshall. Both threw 5.25 in the Overhead Ball throw to finish = 42nd.
Paige Alford Speed Bound (20 secs.) 47 =22nd Vertical Jump 0.37 =30th
Under 17 Girls
Paddock Wood AC
Paddock Wood AC
It was the first of the county sportshall competitions at St Johns Tunbridge Wells the previous Sunday.
Paddock Wood A.C had 2 U/11 teams competing in team A newcomers Alfie Stemp and Paige Alford teamed up together for the Standing Long Jump where Alfie jumped 1.85m to come 7th and Paige 1.56m.
In team B also in the St long Jump Adam Clements jumped 1.72m and Jem Devine in his first ever competition for the club jumped 1.24m.
Alfie and Paige won the Overhead ball throw with a combined score of 14.75m. Adam came 10th individually with a throw of 7m.
The other pair in team A was Liberty Devine and Holly Preston, both girls did well in their events in the Speed Bounce Liberty came 8th with 48 bounces and Holly jumped 44 bounces.
In the Vertical Jump Holly jumped 38cm and Liberty 36cm.
Sam Rustick and Rosie Exall made up team B with Sam getting the same score in the Vertical Jump as Liberty 36cm, while Rosie jumped 34cm.
In the Speed Bounce Sam got 43 bounces, Rosie 35. This was also Rosie’s first competition.
Team A won the Bronze medals coming 3rd while team B with the less experienced competitors came 15th.
In the U/13 girls Jessica Cross came 5th in the Speed Bounce with 77 bounces, her other best event was the vertical Jump 44 cm.
Charlotte Wellbelove in her first year as an U/13 jumped 69 bounces in the speed Bounce.
In the U/13 boys Matt Wood also did well in the Speed Bounce coming 4th with 73 bounces.
U/15 Billy Exall also competed for the first time in Sportshall athletics, putt the Shot 5.86m and jumped 44 cm in the Vertical Jump.
Laura Wellbelove U/15 had a good Shot Putt 5.64m whilst Olivia Linton’s best event was the Speed Bounce 69.
Georgia McCall won the U/17 girls competition her best scoring event was the Shot 6.80m.