CITY of Plymouth’s Jed Hutchings and Tavistock’s Joe Wheeler and Phoebe Milburn all produced UK top two performances on their first outings of the season at the Tavistock Spring Warm-up Meet.
Hutchings knocked two seconds off his 800m PB to clock 2:05.3 to go second in the early national under-15 boys’ rankings.
Joe Wheeler finds himself second in the under-17 boys’ 400m rankings after clocking 51.8 seconds on his home track.
And club colleague Milburn is second in the under-15 girls’ hammer rankings after throwing a PB of 40.43m. She also won the shot with 9.13m.
City of Plymouth’s Hannah Gellatly is seventh in the under-20 hammer rankings and she set a season’s best at Tavistock with a throw of 44.54m.
The wind just denied Tavistock’s James Wheeler of a place in the UK top six under-17 boys’ rankings as he clocked a quick 11.4 seconds.
Team-mate Ben Callard also ran a wind-assisted PB of 11.3 seconds in the under-20 race.
In the under-15 boys’ 100m Tavistock’s Rory Summers and Bart Grainger both set PBs and finished within 0.1 of a second of each other, clocking 12.2 and 12.3, respectively, to finish first and second.
The under-15 girls’ 100m race was just as close with 0.3 of a second separating Tavistock’s Anna Wilkinson (14.4), Niamh Petch (14.6) and Charlotte Doney (14.7).
City of Plymouth’s Poppy Burchett was first under-17 girl in 14.2, just edging out Tavistock’s Georgina Buckingham and Grace Wonnacott by the tightest of margins, while team-mate Omar Hammoudeh was first under-13 boy in 14.4.
Plymouth’s Kate Gray won the under-17 girls’ 300m in 46.6, while Tavistock’s Ben Grainger was first under-15 boy over the same distance in 41.0.
City of Plymouth’s under-15 athlete Molly Shorey was first female over the 800m in 2:29.9, while Tavistock under-13 athlete Florence Riggott had a good run to clock a PB of 2:33.2.
Sam Mills (under-17) of Exeter won the men’s 800m in a PB of 2:00.0, while Plymouth’s Dan Newman was second in 2:03.3.
Full results from the meeting can be found HERE.
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