High five for youngsters in Peterborough

FIVE young Boston and District Athletic Club members won five awards at the recent Peterborough AC Open Track and Field meeting at the Embankment Track.

In the Under 17 Womens 80m Hurdles Maria Hollingsworth renewed her season-long rivalry with Grantham’s Millie Cooper. On this occasion Maria was just pipped at the line finishing on 12 secs just a tenth of a second behind her close rival.

Oliver Smith recorded 23.8secs in third place in the Under 17 Mens 200m and then claimed a further third place medal in the Long Jump with a leap of 5.77m.

He also clocked 11.82secs in fourth position in the 100 metres final.

At Under 15 level Frances Nuttell won the 75m hurdles recording 12.99secs and went on to clear 1.45m in the High Jump to earn the second place award.

In the same age group Lara Smith finished the 100m in 14.54secs and the 200m in 30.5secs. Under 13 Leigh Robertson ran in the combined Under 13/Under 15 1500m race recording 5mins 16.91secs in seventh place.