BADAC’s Johnson claims quadrathlon bronze

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Boston and District AC’s Thomas Johnson won a bronze medal at the Humberside League Quadrathlon.

Under 15 Thomas scored 298 points to finish third, just seven points behind the silver medallist.

His highest score came in javelin (30.61m) and earned 78 points, just one point more than he harvested through a 9.23m shot putt.

A leap of 4.16m in long jump added a further 72 points and a time of 28.7secs for 200m (71) completed Thomas’s performance .

There were some impressive performances at the first of this season’s series of Boston & District AC Junior Track and Field matches at The B-Hive on Sunday.

At under 13 level, Jensen Barkworth had some impressive results.

He cleared 1.10m in high jump, 6.80m in triple jump and 3.10m in long jump and recorded 18.1 secs for 70m hurdles.

Alicia Baxter recorded 19.6 for the 100m and 18.5 secs for hurdles while Alena Osborne clocked 3 mins 51.9 secs in the 800 and cleared 5.32m in triple jump.

In the under 11 section, Joshua Gurton won the shot (7.93m), clearing 1.05m in high jump and 3.15m in long jump.

On the track, Joshua won the 80m sprint (12.1secs), the 50m hurdles (11.2 secs) and 600m (2mins. 17.2secs).

In the girls’ competition, Malena Baxter leapt 5.93m in triple jump, recorded 12.3 secs in the 50m hurdles and Lucy Raywood impressed in the 600m (2 mins 23.9secs) after an 80m run (13.0secs).

Hallam Bedford produced a 6.22m in triple jump.

In the under nines, Matthew Lewis cleared an impressive 1.00m in high jump and won the cricket ball throw (11.55m) and Hadley Bedford cleared 5.37m in triple jump and recorded 11.4 secs for the 50m hurdles.

Two seven-year-old girls laid down markers for the season both clearing 85cm in high jump.

Georgia Ward added 13.6secs for 50m hurdles and 1 min 50 secs for 400m and Charlotte Kirk leapt 3.70m in triple jump.

In the under sevens section, Elliott Kirk recorded 3.17m in triple jump.

Ten-year-old Hallie Raywood made a determined debut finishing the under 11s 80m in 14.7 secs and Lucy Raywood (nine) clocked a promising 13.0secs over the same distance. Jake Baxter cleared 1m in high jump and putt the shot 6.10m.

In the under nines, Leo Gurton cleared 85cm in high jump and achieved 9.70m in the cricket ball throw. Matthew Lewis finished second in the 400m (1 min 42.8secs).

Hadley Bedford showed good pace judgement in winning the 400m race, taking first place by just one-10th of a second ahead of Matthew.