Five team awards for Spalding area schools

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Spalding area schools won five of the team championships at theSenior and Intermediate Boys and Girls South Lincs Zone Track and Field Championships held at The Tommy Clay Track.

Sir John Gleed School teams won the senior boys title and shared victory with Spalding High School in the senior girls.

Spalding High were first in the intermediate girls and University Academy Holbeach were winners of the intermediate boys.

In the senior boys Sir John Gleed representatives claimed five individual titles. The 4x100m quartet won the relay in 53.9 secs, B Brown was first in the 200m (26.4), with J Lyon taking the javelin title (38.11m) and G Woods the discus (26.35m).

University Academy were third in the senior boys, Sir John Gleed and Spalding High shared the spoils in the senior girls.

Spalding High representatives won four individual titles with Emily Maltby taking both the 100 m (12.5) and triple jump (11.07).

Jess Wadsworth cleared 1.45m in winning the high jump and Natasha Segal won the 200m (27.0).

For Sir John Gleed Alicia Inglis won the javelin(17.76m) and Grace Mullins recorded 11-07 in the 3,000m for a University Academy victory.

The intermediate boys championship resulted in an emphatic team win for University Academy. They won the 4x100m relay (49.) and achieved three second places through B Stephens (shot 11.09m) and Callum Slater (100m 11.5 secs and 200m 24.0).

Winners in the intermediate girls were Spalding High. Their Year 10 and 11 athletes achieved five individual championship titles, finishing first in all three sprint events and winning the 4x100m relay (53.6).

Lily Hughes easily won the 100m (12.5 secs) and the 200m (26.4 ) and Mercedes Baxter-Chinery won the 300m in (47.1).

Annie Dalton had a comfortable win over 1,500 m (5 mins 32 secs). In second team place University Academy provided two individual event winners with Dayra Kingshott throwing the javelin 22.39m and Chloe Jones leaping 4.54m in long jump to secure maximum points.