Girls teams representing Boston-area schools didn’t have a great day at the first round of the English Schools AA Track and Field Cup competition.
The action unfolded on the Tommy Clay Track at the Princess Royal Sports Arena.
The highest position was achieved by Haven High Academy junior girls’ team, who finished in fourth place with Middlecott School and Giles Academy joint seventh.
The best individual score for Haven was by Liene Osina.
She cleared 1.14m in high jump to earn 12 points.
Middlecott’s Wiktoria Szwedo achieved 3.75m in long jump for 13 points.
Leah Ardron made a good contribution to the Giles years seven and eight team through a 100m run in 14.7 secs for 13 points, and a long jump measuring 3.59m for another 11 points.
In the intermediate girls’ competition, Middlecott finished sixth.
Giles finished seventh and Haven High were eighth.
Megan Featherstone contributed the most points for Middlecott.
She scored 11 points from a javelin throw of 16.29m and a further six points from 100m with a time of 15.6 secs.
For Giles, Casey Butler accrued 14 from a high jump clearance of 1.20m.
Both Maria Lopes and Aria Yeatman finished with 11 points.
Maria recorded 1.20m in the high jump and Aria leapt 3.76m in long jump.
Both were representing Haven High.
The girls’ performances were in contrast to the boys, with Boston Grammar’s juniors and Haven High’s intermediates both runners-up in their categories