devon.editorial@archant.co.uk
20 June 2007
TWO out of three championship best performances at the Devon Schools Athletics Championships in Exeter came from North Devon competitors.

Michael Cole bettered the 800m overall championship best and achieved the English schools standard with a time of 1min 53.3secs.

Phil Norman bettered the 2,000m steeplechase overall best and achieved the national standard with a time of 6mins 01.4 secs.

Laura Cole also bettered the intermediate girls hammer with her throw of 24.82m and Sam Petty equalled the 400m intermediate boys championship best time of 53.4secs.

The national standard was also achieved by P. Norman, English schools standards by L. Priest, D. Platt, A. Holland and M. Cole and county standard by M. Andrew, L. Way, L. Priest, K. Milsom, S.James and S. Petty.

Junior Girls: 200m - 3, C. Kennedy 28.9. 1500m - 2, M. Andrew 5.08.1 (C). 4x100m relay - 3, North Devon AC 55.0. High Jump - 1, L. Way 1.50m (C). Long Jump -1, L. Way 4.96m (C). Javelin -1, A. Elphick 24.65m; 2, N. Taylor 22.56m; 3, K. Talboy 22.06m.

Inter Girls: 4x100m relay - 3, NDAC 54.8. Long Jump - 3, L. Priest 4.91m (C ). Triple Jump - 1, L. Priest 10.86m (E). Shot - 3, C. Ross 7.93m. Hammer -2, L. Cole 24.82m. Javelin - L. Cole 20.90m.

Senior Girls: 200m - 2, K. Milsom 29.2. 400m: 2, L. Glover 61.8. 1500m - 3, N. Hall 7.10.8. 3000m - 1, E. Grant 12.17.5. 4 x 100m relay: 2, NDAC 55.0. High Jump - 2, N. Hall 1.35m; 3, N. Wood 1.30m. Pole vault - 1, B. Evans 2.00m.Triple Jump - 3, K. Milsom 9.83m (C ). Shot - 3, N. Wood 7.62m. Discus - 3, S. Schemmel 17.27m.

Junior Boys:100m - 2, S. James 12.0 (C ). 800m - 2, J. Parish 2.19.2; 3, M. Wallin 2.19.3. 1500m -1, J. Hutchens 4.40.0; 3, J. Earlham 4.48.3. Triple Jump- 1, S. James 11.76m (C ). Shot- 2, J. Turner 10.22m; 3, M. Wallin 10.15m.

Inter Boys: 400m - 2, S. Petty 53.4 (C ). 800m - 1, D. Platt 1.57.6 (E); 2, S. Petty 2.02.3 (C ). 3000m - 2, J Langford 9.54.8. 4 x 100m relay - 3, NDAC 47.8. Shot - 1, A. Holland 13.40m (E). Discus - 2, D. Platt 33.12m.

Senior Boys: 800m - 1, M. cole 1.53.3 (E). 1500m - 2, E. Bolton 4.24.2. 3000m - 3, M. Hill 9.58.6. 2000m steeplechase -1, P. Norman 6.01.4 (N). Long Jump - 2, B. Palin 5.44m. Triple Jump - 2, B. Palin 11.28m

Results marked (C) achieved county standard, (E) English schools standard and (N) national standard.