Athletics Action

The English Schools Athletic Association (ESAA) preliminary rounds are held between teams within each County.
The highest scoring teams in the first round competition progress to one of 7 Regional A Finals, and all other qualifiers progress to Regional B Finals.
Teams comprise 12 athletes for Girls, and 14 athletes for Boys, and each athlete may do no more than two events: one track and one field event; one track and the relay; one field event and the relay. Competitions are scored on a points basis where better performances gain more points, this was a team event and points add together for the team total.
The boys event took place on Tuesday 8th May and the Girls on Wednesday 9th May at Carn Brea. The boys Junior Team  (Yr 7 / 8s) finished 6th out of 15 and the Inter Team (Yr 9 / 10s) finished 7th out 15. There were some good individual performances in the junior boys from Oscar H – Hurdles (14.0secs), Aiden H – 200m (28.7secs), Kylo M – 800m (2.35mins) and in the Inter Boys Levi B Jaidan P – 100m (12.6sec) and Sam P – 800m (2.22mins)