Lightning Ninjas strike to win BADAC sportshall challenge

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Hallam Bedford, Courtney Woodvine, Haddley Bedford and Ellie Reilly combined as Lightning Ninjas to win the third of this season’s Boston & District AC Junior Sportshall team competitions.

In the under 13 section, Matthew Millington - team captain for Fantastic Four - won three of the six age group events.

Matthew was first in the two-lap run, recording 22.3 secs, the four-lap challenge in 49.1 secs and the speed bounce (64) just ahead of Shane Canham, representing Team Flash, who scored a total of 63.

Shane won the standing long jump with a leap of 1.85m and the standing triple jump, clearing 5.96m.

She also finished second in both the two-laps (22.7 secs) and the four-laps (50.8 secs).

Hallam Bedford just edged out Alex Riches (Team Flash) in the vertical jump with both competitors leaping 38cm.

At under 11 level, Matthew Lewis of Fantastic Four was the outright winner of three events, recording 23.6 secs for two-laps, 53.3 secs for four-laps and recording 1.70m in standing long jump.

Making her debut at the B-Hive, Courtney Woodvine (Lighning Ninjas) won speed bounce with a total of 54 and teammate Haddley Bedford claimed first position in both vertical jump (42cm) and sanding triple jump (4.60m).

Connor Bateman secured team points with fourth places and Georgia Reilly’s performances for Fantastic Four demonstrated marked improvement.

In the under nine age group, Matthew Whiley secured first place points for Team Flash in four events, recording 26.2 secs for two-laps, 41.2 secs for four-laps, 1.30m in standing long jump and 4.44m for standing triple jump.

Ellie Reilly won both the vertical jump (24cm) and speed bounce (37) for Lightning Ninja’s.

Representing Fantastic Four, Tylor Bateman’s best performances at under seven level were in the two-laps (29.5 secs), four laps (48.6 secs) and speed bounce (28).