Youngsters in the medals for MK

Ebony Carr
Ebony Carr

Young athletes from Marshall Milton Keynes Athletics Club were in action at the weekend, competing at the South of England u15/17 Championships in Kent.

David Boakye took the silver medal in the U15 boys 100m with a time of 11.64 whilst in the U17 age group James Mottram leapt 5.93m for fifth place in the long jump.

Six young ladies competed in the U17 events where Ebony Carr took bronze in the 100m with 12.28.

Casey Hodges was 4th in her heat with 12.87. Casey made it through to the final of the 200m placing 5th in 26.18.

Lizzie Adam took fifth in her heat of the 300m(43.3).

In the field events Sade Ross threw the shot 11.60 to finish fourth and then in the hammer another duel between Paige Barnes and Lauren Presswell resulted in Paige throwing 47.59m for sixth place with Lauren ninth (45.93).