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Sprinters sparkle as DASH fight to keep status
11:41am Thursday 5th September 2013 in Sport
DUDLEY and Stourbridge Harriers produced a string of excellent performances at Worcester as the Brierley Hill- based club battle to maintain their Heart of England League Division Two status.
Zara Millward pulled off a sprint double in the Under-13’s by winning the 100 metres in 13.8secs and then clocking 29.1secs to take the 200 metres.
Kundal Matukwa completed a double by claiming the Under-17 men’s 400 metres in 53.6secs and then clinching the 200 metres in 23.8secs.
Ben Tuka-Noka had two second placings, clocking 11.3secs in the Men’s Under-17 100 metres and hit 22.7secs in the 200 metres.
Elliot Jones was first in the Boys Under-15 1500 metres, clocking a best ever time of 4mins 42.1secs, before clearing 1.5metres in the high jump.
Senior lady Rachel Timothy took the 200 metres in a best- ever time of 26.5secs, while Emily Horne clocked 12.6secs to win the Under-17’s 100 metres.
DASH youngsters caught the eye with Niamh Darby winning the Under-11’s 75 metres in 11.6secs while Nathan Crook won the Under-11’s boys race in 11.6secs.
Alex Hurrell ran a personal best to take second spot in the Under-11’s 600 metres when clocking 1mins 58.0 secs while Jess Crook also produced her best ever performance in the Under-13 girls 70 metres hurdles to come second in 12.3secs.
Kyle de Escofet travelled to the UK Under-17 National Championships in Bedford.
He came through both heats and semi-finals before finish sixth in the 100 metres final when clocking 10.78secs
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