Bonus Arena, Hull
Four teams representing West Yorkshire travelled along the M62 to Hull on Sunday to compete in the annual Yorkshire Regional Final for places in the United Kingdom Finals to be held at the NEC in Birmingham on 7th April. This was the second round of a highly competitive series of events, which is designed to keep young athletes interested in the sport through the long winter months of training. It was held at the Bonus Arena on Sunday, between the Yorkshire Areas – North Yorkshire, Humberside and West Yorkshire. The performances on the day were outstanding 3 of the 4 teams winning and qualifying on the day for the UK Finals. In the Under 15 Girls Ambah Thompson was Overall Under 15 individual Champion.
In this years competition the Under 13 Girls team beat the nearest rivals North Yorkshire by 42 points. In this competition Anna Dickie won the 2 Lap race and the Vertical Jump. Most of the 12 Under 13 Girls in the team came home with at least one medal and had a total tally of 26 individual medals and gold in 3 relays. The Team can now look forward to the trip to the National Exhibition Centre.
The Under 15 Girls beat North Yorkshire by 33 points. The team came home with 15 individual medals with Erin Newsome winning medals in the 2 Lap race and 2nd in the Standing Long Jump. Ambah Thompson won the Standing Long Jump and came 2nd in the 2 Lap & Shot to give her the overall winning place.
In the under 13 Boys team nearly every team member of the 12 Boys came home with at least one medal and beat the North Yorkshire team into 2nd place by a margin of 294 points with Humberside in 3rd place. Jayden Martin won the 2 Lap race and the High Jump. The Under 13 Boys did come home with 27 individual medals and won all 4 relays.
The Under 15 Boys team came second with North Yorkshire winning by just 4 points. The Under 15 Boys had a total of 11 individual medals but just missed out on both relays to give North Yorkshire that edge. Last year North Yorkshire pipped West Yorkshire by 5 points and went on to become National Champions.
Details of the West Yorkshire medalists are:-
Under 13 Girls
2 Lap 1st Anna Dickie, 2nd Roisin Ramage 4 Lap 1st Rachel Crorken , 3rd Sophie Allan 6 Lap 3rd Rhea Southcott Shot 1st Megan Ascough , 2nd Roisin Ramage Standing Long Jump 1st Rhea Southcott Standing Triple Jump 1st Lois Logan Vertical Jump 1st Anna Dickie, High Jump 2nd Rachel Crorken, 3rd Abigail Lampkin Speed Bounce 1st Lucy Butterworth, 3rd Grace Platter Obstacle Relay 1st Grace Platter, Lucy Butterworth, Rachel Crorken, Megan Ascough. 4x1 Lap Relay 1st Abilgail Lampkin, Catherine Cunningham, Lois Logan, Grace Platter. 4x2 Lap Relay 1st Abilgail Lampkin, Roisin Ramage, Catherine Cunningham, Anna Dickie 8 Lap Paarlauf Relay 2nd Rhea Southcott, Sophie Allan
Under 13 Boys
2 Lap 1st Jayden Martin, 2nd Tariq Said. 4 lap 3rd Matthew Crorken Shot Put 1st Tariq Said, 2nd Joe Daggar. Standing Long Jump 3rd Tom Atkinson Standing Triple Jump 1st Tobi Adeniji, 3rd Iyrwah Gooden High Jump 1st Jayden Martin, 3rd Ben Adeniji Speed Bounce 1st Mathew Crorken, 2nd Seb Lombardi. Vertical Jump 2nd Seth Calvert-Green Obstacle Relay 1st Tom Atkinson, Tobi Adeniji, Ben Adeniji, Matthew Crorken. 4x1 Lap Relay 1st Harvey Kaye, Tobi Adeniji, Joe Dagger, Iyrwah Gooden. 4x2 Lap Relay 1st Joe Dagger, Harvey Kaye, Seth Calvert- Green, Iyrwah Gooden 8 Lap Paarlauf Relay 1st Jayden Martin, Tariq Said.
Under 15 Boys
2 Lap 2nd Hassan Said 4 Lap 2nd Chris Johnson, 3rd Eoin Schofield Standing Long Jump 2nd Jacob Gill, Speed Bounce 1st Hassan Said , 2nd Jacob Gill, 3rd Eoin Schofield Shot 2nd Alfie Warriner, 3rd Petrit Prebreza Standing Triple Jump 1st Hassan Said , 3rd Eoin Schofield. 8 Lap Paarlauf Relay 2nd George Muir, Eoin Schofield 4x2 Lap Relay 2nd Petrit Prebrczer, Jacob Gill, Chris Johnson, Hassan Said.
Under 15 Girls.
2 Lap 1st Erin Newsome, 2nd Ambah Thompson 4 Lap 3rd Rebecca Morris Standing Long Jump 1st Ambah Thompson, 2nd Erin Newsome. Speed Bounce 1st Charlotte Hankin, 2nd Rebecca Morris. Vertical Jump 1st Rebecca Shooter, 2nd Keavey Ward Shot 2nd Ambah Thompson, 3rd Rebecca Shooter 4x 2 Lap Relay 1st Ambah Thompson, Charlotte Hankin, Lucy Oldroyd, Erin Newsome. 8 Lap Paarlauf Relay 2nd Keavey Ward, Rebecca Morris