Town competitors rule the roost


Chesterfield Athletics Club athletes contributed massively to victories for Derbyshire in three of the four age-groups of the Aviva Sportshall East Midlands final at Grantham.

They made up nearly half of the total squad, which repeated the successes of the last three years.

The other athletes came from Amber Valley and Derby.

The winning teams will go on to represent the East Midlands Region in the National Finals at Birmingham NEC on Saturday.

This follows on from the County U11s also winning their Regional Final at the same venue in January.

The opposition each time has come from Nottinghamsire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland, and Northamptonshire

C&DAC squad members: U13B: James Brewster, Callum Kay, Brandon Lewis, George Taylor.

U13G: Rebecca Conway, Emma Hough, Emma Johnson, Jordan White, Corey Wilson.

U15B: Dean Ofield, Jordan Ofield, Russell Mackey, Josh Hough.

U15G: Ella Barrett, Ellie O’Connor, Abbie Queenan, Leanne Smith,

Individual event winners in team competitions: U13G: Corey Wilson 2 lap 23.6s, standing triple jump 6.82m; U15B: Dean Ofield 1eq standing long jump 2.34m; U15G: Ellie O’Connor 1st 4 lap 51.3s.

U15 All-rounder competitions: Girls: 5eq Abbie Queenan, Ella Barrett 7eq, Ellie O’Connor 7eq, Leanne Smith 7eq, 29 competed; Boys: 3rd Josh Hough, 4eq Dean Ofield, 9eq Jordan Ofield, 15th Russell Mackey, 26 competed.

Other results: Manchester Indoor Open: U15G: Emma Schaanning 1st 60m 8.24s (new pb).

Lee Valley Indoor Open Pentathlons: U13B: Brandon Lewis 3rd overall 1068pts (60mH 12.6s, high jump 1.42m, long jump 4.01m, shot put 8.03m, 800m 3:25.7) 8 competed.

Notts Spring Spruce (outdoors) U13B: Brandon Lewis 2nd long jump 3.91m, 1st high jump 1.30m, 1st shot putt 7.99m.