Gad’s athletes take medal places in regional contest

The Gad’s Hill U13 athletics squad won top positions in a recent inter-schools athletics tournament.
Twelve Seniors took part in the Granville League U13 competition at the Julie Rose Stadium in Ashford and achieved very impressive results.
Youngest competitor Elanya F, of Shell W, won gold in the U12 javelin with her considerable 13.1m throw.
A hat trick followed from Shell H’s James B, who took gold in the shot and silvers in the javelin and 100m sprint.
L4G’s Cicely B gave an extremely convincing performance in the U13 800m, claiming victory with a personal best time 2 minutes, 49 seconds.
Cailan T’s extra training paid-off when he gave a confident performance to in the 1,500m race – the Shell B student was thrilled to finish second in the U12 event.
And well done to Shell W’s William P-M who secured bronze in the U12 javelin, and Grace H, of L4S, who also took third place in the U13 shot.