Pleasing performances at Cudworth from Boston and District AC

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A depleted Boston and District Athletic Club team finished the 2013 North of England Track and Field League season with some pleasing performances at Cudworth.

Jose Ferriera and Chris Cope made a massive contribution to the Gold Tops men’s points total.

Ferreira was second in both the A 800m (2 mins 10.3 secs) and the A 1,500m (4 mins 36.5 secs).

Cope won the 400m hurdles A race (66.6secs) and then crossed the finish line second in the A 3,000m steeplechase (11 mins 27.5 secs). He added further points through second places in both the B 5,000m (22 mins 47.5 secs) and the B 800m (2 mins 33.9secs).

Owen Msimango won the B 3,000m steeplechase (13 mins 18.1 secs) and claimed third position in the A 5,000m (22 mins 33.5secs).

Debutant Aaron Currie ws fourth in the A high jump (1.55m) before joining Fereira, Cope and Msimango to finish in the same position in the 4x100m relay (52.8 secs).

In the women’s section, Alice Flint achieved third places in the A 800m (2 mins 29,9 secs), the A 200m (28.8 secs) and the A triple jump (9.55m). A clearance of 2.00m in the B pole vault gave Alice first place points.

Jenny Rose won the A pole vault (2.20m) and crossed the line fourth in the A 100m (14.6 secs) before adding value in both the B triple jump (9.02m) and B 200m (31.7secs) for third place points.

Emma Penson increased her points contribution through hammer, 1,500m and long jump, assisting Boston and District AC to fourth team position.