Vicki’s setting the standard to reach a national target

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110710008
Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110710008
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The Sussex Schools Athletics Championships held at K2 on Saturday saw Crawley AC athletes triumph in several events.

The highlight was a new Inter Girls Championship Best Performance (and U17s club record) in the hammer by Vicki Pellett (pictured, right).

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 - Lauren Lethbridge qualifies for England Schools qualifiers at Gateshead with her Long jump of 5.05  (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110357008

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 - Lauren Lethbridge qualifies for England Schools qualifiers at Gateshead with her Long jump of 5.05 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110357008

Vicki threw a massive 50.32m to improve her existing mark of 45.97m and reached the National Standard.

Also improving her own club record was Lotte Hoare who threw the senior girls’ hammer 46.66m.

Lauren Lethbridge reached the National Standard while winning the junior girls’ long jump with a leap of 5.05m.

Sophie Mansfield impressed when she won the senior girls’ 800m by the remarkable distance of 60m in 2min 18s.

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110647008

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110647008

Crawley AC medal winners:

Hammer JG Alice Steer 33.72m

Hammer IG Vicki Pellett 50.32m

Hammer SG Lotte Hoare 46.66m

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110603008

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110603008

Hammer IB Aaron Lewis 42.78m

Pole Vault IG Tamsin Campbell 3.15m Cicely Cole 2.90m

Pole Vault JG Natasha Purchas 3.05m

High Jump JB Hugo Hawes 1.68m

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110541008

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110541008

Long Jump JG Lauren Lethbridge 5.05m

Javelin SG Steph Shackel 25.58m

Long Jump SG Beth Crocker 5.36m

Triple Jump JB Josh Loach 11.23m

400mH SG Melissa Cheesman 68.4 Alena Dahnka 68.6

300m h IG Ali Crocker 51.3

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110529008

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110529008

100m IB Josh Persad 11.4

800m IG Sophie Dowle 2:23.3

800m SG Sophie Mansfield 2:18.0

80mH JB Tom Pitts 12.0

3000m SG Kennagh Marsh 11:40.3

300m IG Orla Brothers 41.1 Sian Bishop 42.5

300m JB Jamie Kealey 38.3 Jack Woodford 39.8

400m SB Owen Wyeth 52.8

200m IG Abbie Linturn 26.6

200m SB Tapi Mupfupi 23.3

100m IG Sophie Linturn 13.0

1500m JB Tom Thayre 4:27.3

1500m IB Dan Stidder 4:15.8 George Crocker 4:26.5

400m SG Paige Clark 63.6

1500m s/c IG Olivia Dowle 5:42.5

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110517008

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110517008

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110411008

Sussex Schools Athletics Championships at K2 13/6/15 (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-150615-110411008