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MAC News Report

17th January 2017

Berkshire County Sportshall Championships
 
Mac Juniors had an amazing afternoon at U13/U15 Berkshire County Sportshall Championships on Sunday 15th January. You would not have known from their performance in this tough sportshall match that many athletes had competed in a gruelling cross country the day before. 


 
We took three individual performances Bronze medals:-
U13 Girls - Olivia Hall; U13 Boys - Adam Ulhaq; U15 Girls - Olivia Phelps
 
Team results were as follows:-
U13 Girls (11 teams)



Blue (Olivia D'Aversa Olivia Hall, Eliza Craker, Havana Sale, Freya Wilcock, Ella Clarke) 1st 
Red - 6th
Yellow - 9th (with only half a team)
 
U13 Boys (7 teams)



Blue (Luke-Lom Hynes, Adam Ulhaq, Jacob Snowdon, Callum Nicoll, Harry Shrimpton, James Badham) 2nd
Red - 5th (with an athlete down)
 
U15 Girls (8 teams)



Blue (Abbie Jones, Olivia Phelps, Laura House, Michaela Nicoll) 2nd
U15 Girls - Red - 4th
U15 Girls - Yellow - 8th (half a team)
 
U15 Boys (7 teams)
Blue - 4th (one athlete pulling out injured half way through)
 
There were some outstanding performances on the day:
In the U1 Girls were Olivia D'Aversa won Standing Triple Jump with Olivia Hall taking 3rd place; Olivia Hall won the Vertical Jump and took 2nd place in the 2 laps; Eliza Craker came 4th in Standing Triple Jump; and Sienna Heape joint 3rd in Speed Bounce. Three girls took top ten places: Olivia Hall was 3rd; and Olivia D'Aversa and Eliza Craker were joint 10th
 
In U13 Boys Adam Ulhaq won the 2 laps, came 2nd in Speed Bounce and won the 8 lap Paarlouf with James Badham; James also did very well coming 2nd in vertical jump and 4th in shot; Luke-Lom Hynes came 2nd in 4 laps and won the 6 laps easily. Three boys took top ten places: Adam Ulhaq 3rd; Luke-Lom Hyne 5th; and James Badham 8th.
 
In the U15 Girls Olivia Phelps came joint first in 2 laps; Abbie Jones took 2nd in 4 laps; Olivia and Abbie came 2nd place in 8 Lap Paarlouf;  Michaela Nicoll came 2nd in Speed Bounce with Olivia Phelps taking 3rd place; Olivia also took 2nd place in Standing long jump. Three U15 girls took top ten places individually: Olivia Phelps was 3rd; Abbie Jones was 7th; and Lucy Thornton 9th.
 
Our U15 boys did very well in a very strong competition: Jake Lewington came joint 3rd in Standing Long Jump and 10th individually.
 
Chiltern League Cross Country


 
On Saturday 14th January MAC took a coach party of juniors to the equestrian centre in Keysoe, North Bedfordshire for the Chiltern League XC fixture.  They bravely took on all hazards including a shark infested water jump!  Results aren’t in yet but congratulations must go to Luke-Lom Hynes who came first in the U13 boys’ race. Well done Luke!
 
Thames Valley Cross Country League
 


MAC members turned out in force to run in the TVXC at Lightwater on Sunday 15th January.  Results are to follow.
 
New members
 
The Club is pleased to welcome three new members this week.  They are Kevin Digby, Kanya Hynes and Aileen Wilson.
 
Website
 
The new website has already received over 1,000 unique visitors since going live on 1st January. Search engines like Google are working well for us and it looks like we are reaching a much wider running community. If you have not yet activated your PaySubsOnline account, please do so at maidenheadac.org/payments.

 


Judi Jeffries
News Team

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