Lily’s in the pink after reaching 100m final

Lily Hughes.
Lily Hughes.

Kirton’s Lily Hughes ran two personal best times to reach the final of the English Schools’ Championships’ under 17s 100m.

Competing at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on Friday and Saturday, she ran 12.4 secs in hear heat.

She then clocked 12.37 secs in her semi, to book her place in the final, where the Nene Valley competitor placed eighth.

Clubmate Ashley Sandall ran a PB of 49.58 secs in his heat of the under 17s 400m.

However, he did not race in the final.