A DEPLETED Radley dug deep to finish second in the first Southern Athletics League Division 2 West fixture of the season in Tooting, South London.

Under 17 Josh Brant put in one of the best performances of the day, with personal bests in the high jump (1.60m), long jump (6.28), and triple jump (12.54), as well as helping the 4x100m relay team to victory.

Relay teammate Matthew Johnson won the 100m in an ESAA qualifying time of 11.1secs and came second in the 200m.

Men’s captain Jordan Dorrian amassed good points when claiming victory in the B-string 100m and 110m hurdles, as well as coming second in the A-string high jump and third in the long jump.

He was also part of the 4x100m relay team.

Blake Strickland-Bennett also scored valuable points when competing in the 400m hurdles, 1,500m, 110m hurdles and triple jump.

In the ladies event, Emma Haley won the 800m by 15 seconds, with Anabel Pozniak taking second in the B race.

Tara Kafke began the season with victory in the 400m and a second-placed finish in the 200m.

Faith Brew ran a personal best of 59.4secs in the B-string 400m, while debutant Rachel Burton won the B event of the 3,000m in a new mark of 11mins 10.1secs, before finishing second in the A-string steeplechase.

Luisa Chantler-Edmond completed all throws and amassed a huge 13 points for the team.l ABINGDON'S Sarah Lackman was the first female home in eighth overall with a personal best of 39mins 56secs.

Clubmate Ben Watson set a new mark of 1hr 9mins 46secs at the Maidenhead 10k.


(senior men unless stated)



Abingdon – Boys – Under 17 – 100m A: 5 B Morris 12.50pb. 100m B: 4 A Beckett 13.10. 200m A: 3 D Kelly 24.80, 200m B: 4 B Morris 25.80. Long jump: 3 D Kelly 5.07. Shot – 5k A: 4 A Beckett 8.23pb. Discus – 1.5k A: 2 A Beckett 25.14pb. Javelin – 700 A: 1 D Kelly 41.94pb. Under 15 – 100m A: 2 H Phipps 13.10pb. 100m B: 2 C Fegan 14.20pb. 200m A: 2 B Davys 26.40pb. 200m B: 2 W Barrett 28.30pb. 300m A: 1 B Davys 42.00pb. 300m B: 3 E Washbrook 48.10pb. 800m A: 3 W Barrett 2.31.30pb. 800m B: 2 E Washbrook 2.38.00. 1500m A: 2 K Francis 4.59.80. High jump A: 2 K Francis 1.3. Long jump A: 5 B Davys 4.36pb. Long jump B: 4 C Fegan 4.03pb. Shot – 4k A: 3 E Washbrook 6.69pb. Javelin – 600 A: 1 W Barrett 36.02pb. Under 13 – 100m A: 4 O Thompson 14.40. 100m B: 1 O Mellor 14.70. 200m A: 2 O Thompson 31.20. 200m B: 2 O Mellor 30.90. 1500m A: 2 S Fahl 5.09.60pb. 75mH A: 4 O Mellor 15.90. High jump A: 6 L Clark 1.05. Javelin – 400 A: 7 L Clark 8.2. Girls – Under 17 – 100m A: 1 S Herold 13.10. 100m B: 1 K Lincoln 14.00. 200m A: 1 S Herold 27.90. 200m B: 2 K Lincoln 30.00. 800m A: 3 A Bromley 2.37.70. 1500m A: 2 K Harris 5.24.40. 1500m B: 2 M Darwent 5.57.30pb. Long jump A: 1 F Bristow 4.54pb. Long jump B: 1 S Herold 4.42pb. Under 15 – 100m A: 1 C Wells 13.80pb. 100m B: 5 P Astbury 15.40pb. 200m A: 3 C Wells 29.70pb. 800m A: 3 B Darwent 2.32.30. 800m B: 2 I Jones 2.41.50. 1500m A: 1 M Bedlington 5.09.10. 4x100m: 3 Abingdon 57.80. Long jump A: 5 C Wells 3.9pb. Long jump B: 4 P Astbury 3.5. Shot – 3k A: 6 P Astbury 5.68. Under 13 – 200m A: 8 M Francis 38.50pb. 800m A: 7 M Francis 3.19.90. Long jump A: 7 M Francis 2.72pb.


Abingdon: 180 B Watson (V40) 1.09.46pb.


Abingdon: 8 S Lackman (1st Lady, SL) 39.56pb, 26 G Wiggins (V40) 45.54, 75 S Stroud (LV35) 56.21.


Abingdon: 10,162 L McGill (LV40) 3.42.25, 19,329 A Milliken-Tull (LV40) 4.25.35.