Bourne Grammar win all four age groups at Boston

The successful Bourne squad
The successful Bourne squad
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Bourne Grammar School won all four age groups in the first round of the English Schools Track and Field Cup at Boston.

It is the first time the school has ever completed a clean sweep at this level after seeing off local rivals Stamford High School, Spalding High School, Spalding Grammar and Boston Grammar.

They will now compete in the Regional ’A’ Final at Derby on Thursday, June 19 where they will be bid for a place in the national final at Bedford on Saturday, July 5. 

The junior girls won by a wide margin with 356 points, over 100 points more than their closest rivals.

Jasmine Allen produced phenomenal performances in the 200m (27.0) and long jump (5.00m) to score more than 60 points for the team.

In the junior boys age group, Nathan Jackson threw an excellent 37.40m in the hammer, while there were impressive hurdles performances from Tom Lavender and Ola Karim.

Bethany Denial won the inter girls hurdles and also impressed in the high jump, while Lauren Brown did well in the 200m and triple jump.

A strong all-round team performance saw the inter boys through to the next round, with Jack Scholes clocking 38.3 in the 300m.

n Bourne Grammar will also be the best-represented school at the Lincolnshire Schools’ Championships in Boston on June 14.

An impressive display at the South Lincolnshire Trials, also at Boston, saw a record 45 athletes qualifying to represent the district at the county schools championships.

The school’s leading performers, who have already achieved the English Schools’ entry standard this year, were Jamie Horne (inter boys high jump), Lily Hughes (senior girls 100m and 200m) and Emma Hornsby (senior girls long jump).

Lincolnshire 100m and 200m champion Jasmine Allen will be hoping to join them, competing in the junior girls 200m and long jump.

n Bourne Grammar would welcome any sponsorship offers to support their bid to win the English Schools regional final.

Director of PE, Chris Ray, said: “In anticipation of a place in the National Finals, and with such a short timeframe between the regional and national finals, sponsorship could make a big difference to our training and overall success.”

Anyone interestedshould contact Jackie Mohan at the school on 01778 422288 or visit