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Hugh and Hannah hoping for big English Schools’ finale

ON Friday Avon’s best young athletes head to Birmingham for the English Schools’ Championships held over two days at the Alexander Stadium.

Hugh Sadler will be looking to bow out of schools’ competitions with a big performance in the 1500m. The BGS student has improved his PB to 3:54.36 this summer so that puts in contention to not just make the final but be a contender for a top six finish.

Castle School, Thornbury, student Hannah Hobbs also makes her final appearance at the event and while A Level studies have disrupted her training she has the potential to be among the front-runners in the senior girls’ 3000m.

Avon squad – Junior Boys: Luke Ball (high jump); Steve Kerfoot (1500m); Josh Schrijver (discus); Kaylen Smith (200m); Ed Wilson (80mH).

Intermediate Boys: Toby Conibear (hammer); Isaac Cory (200m); Max Elliot (200m); Sam Gentry (1500m); Ethan Hall (100m); Abdifataah Hasan (800m); Harry Meredith (400H); Nathaneal Mitchell (400m); Alex Parsons (3000m).

Senior Boys: Mikkel Bassue (100m); Daniel Brooks (100m); Max Davis (3000m); Robert Jedrzejczak (discus); Jack Moore (high jump); Hugh Sadler (1500m); Cameron Sprague (200m).

Junior Girls: Lily Bailey (300m); Stephanie Brooks (300m); Dalis Jones (1500m); Jessica Lewis (javelin); Tilly Smale (long jump).

Intermediate Girls: Mia Breeze (100m); Jess Frazer (300m); Tia Jackson (100m); Khia’aama Kofi (200m); Imogen Leakey (200m); Enya Maylor (1500m steeplechase); Ellie Mount (80mH); Eleanor Webster (800m).

Senior Girls: Emma Bakare (triple jump); Jenna Blundell (100mH); Anna Burt (800m); Hannah Hobbs (3000m); Renee Jelf (high jump);  Esther Leong (pole vault);  Caitlin Wosika (1500m steeplechase).