Junior athletes are improving at BADAC B-Hive sportshall challenge

The young athletes after round two.
The young athletes after round two.

Events were hotly contested at the second of this autumn’s Sportshall Athletics competitions for under 11 boys and girls.

Competing at Boston and Distrcit AC’s B-Hive venue, youngsters showed marked improvement, a number of athletes producing performances way beyond their previous bests.

In the year five and six category, Sinead Roylance won the two-laps final (23.2 secs).

She followed this up with second-place finishes in the four-lap race, speed bounce, standing long jump and vertical jump.

William Wright was first in the four-lap race (50.4 secs).

William also won the vertical jump (35cm).

Ten-year-old Ryan Wonnacott improved his standing long jump from 1.82m to secure a clear victory.

Ryan was also third in speed bounce and vertical jump.

Alice Parsons was second in the two-lap final, winning the speed bounce (73) and third in the four-lap race.

Olly Staniland was third in the two-lap final and standing long jump.

Amy Canham finished first in standing long-jump (1.32m).

In the years three and four boys and girls categories, Macey Andrews won the two-lap race (25.5 secs) and the vertical jump 32cm), coming second in the speed bounce.

Jamie Westland won the one-lap final (12.6 secs) and was second over two laps and in the vertical jump, adding third in the standing long jump.

Shakira Roylance won the standing long jump (1.44m) and was third in speed bounce, vertical jump and the two-lap race.

Serena Morrow excelled in in the speed bounce, winning with a total of 60.

Standing long jump was Erin Bennett’s best result as she equalled the winning performance of 1.44m, losing out on countback.

Isabel Staniland was third in the two-lap race.

Two girls contested the years one and two competitions.

Georgia Ward finished first in four of the five events.

She showed improvement from the last meeting in her performances in four events.

Her one-lap time of 15.1 secs was a 10th of a second better, and over two-laps she reduced her performance from 31.1 secs to 29.8 secs.

In speed bounce, Georgia advanced from a score of 21 to 22.

Charlotte Kirk made a good competitive debut, winning the speed bounce event with a very promising score of 24.

She also showed a good turn of speed in both the one-lap race (16.8 secs) and the two-lap (33.8 secs) event.

Boston and District AC senior athlete Jose Ferreira competed in the 2012 Saxilby 5K Road Rac.

The event was part of the West Lindsey Run Series.

Jose finished in third place, recording a strong time of 17 mins 14 secs.