AKS welcomed Rossall School for a Year 7 & 8 Combined Events Athletics competition in which very athlete competed in a sprint, a jump, a throw and the 800m with each of their performance gaining points towards individual and team placings.
The Year 7 competition saw all the girls challenged by having to compete in four events and they rose to the challenge superbly with some top performances. AKS athletes Jessica A & Sophie F could not be separated at the top both scoring 187 points. Jessica ran a superb 800m in a time of 3m05s to secure 58 points, while a great shot putt of 5.05m netted Sophie 52 points. Carley W finished in third spot scoring 177 points with her best event scoring 49 points for her 3.34m long jump. Charlotte T grabbed fourth spot with 171 points with an impressive shot putt of 5.30m.
There were other great performances from Eleanor C who lowered her hurdle best to 15.6s, Evie F (5.82m) and Priyanka R (5.49m) in the shot and Evie also long jumped a seasons best of 3.34m.
It was also close at the top of the Year 8 competition with AKS taking the top four spots. Maddie B’s superb 800m time of 2m47s scored her an impressive 67 points and this together with a great 200m run(31.8 56 Pts) long jump (3.75m 63pts) and shot ( 5.52m 56 pts) saw her total 242 points to take top spot. Close behind was Olivia M with 232 points thanks to a great shot putt ( 6.32m 63pts) long jump (3.81m 65pts) and 100m 15.5s 46pts. Lucy B was third with 211 points, Laura K fourth 201 points and Rossall top performer Alice M was fifth with 185 points joint with AKS’s Anna P
In the individual disciplines Lucy B topped the jumps standings with a superb leap of 3.86m whilst a superb throw of 6.80m from Patsy C in the shot saw her top the throws category.
AKS came out on top in both team competitions, Yr 8 AKS 886 Rossall 639, Year 7 AKS 722 Rossall 629 and overall it was a superb morning of athletics enjoyed by everyone.