Sprint stars secure second place for Queen’s Park Harriers

17:35 09 May 2012

Andrew Amoah

Andrew Amoah

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Sprinters Andrew Amoah and Jermain Aryeetey set five personal bests between them as Queen’s Park Harriers finished second in their opening McCain Young Athletes League match of the season.

Amoah ran times of 11.4 seconds in the under-17 100m and 23.2 in the 200m, as well as setting a third personal best of 6.08m in the long jump in the Division Two match at Parliament Hill Fields.

Team-mate Aryeetey matched that sprint double as he left rivals trailing in his wake with personal bests of 11.2 and 22.7 respectively in the under-20 age group.

Danay Kaleb and Mohamed Hashi achieved a clean sweep of the under-17 800m, while there were personal bests for Henner Coutinho in the under-15 100m (12.2) and 200m (24.6).

In the under-15 section, QPH’s Ciaran Healy finished second in the 1,500m with 4:59.4, while Matilda Granger set a personal best of 2:34 in the girls’ 800m.

The girls’ under-13 team performed well, with captain Emma-Sian Hood taking first place in the 1,500m and Mya Williamson finishing second in both the 800m and 75m.

Debutant Charlotte Burrows claimed second place in the B event while, in the boys’ section, Fox Stephenson was second in both the 100m and the long jump.

n Rochelle Munroe-Graham recorded a hat-trick of victories to help Thames Valley Harriers to second place in their Young Athletes League Division One match at Kingston.

Munroe-Graham was victorious in the under-17 girls’ 100m, 200m and 300m to earn herself the club’s athlete of the match award alongside Nilrem Stewart, who performed well in the under-15 boys’ sprints and relay.

Kaylen Stuart (100m) and James Olasunami (200m) recorded victories for TVH in the under-17 boys’ section, while Toby Clyde triumphed in the 3,000m and David Jerzykowski finished a close second in the javelin.

Khalil Henriques and Victor Thomas were both victorious in the under-13 boys’ sprints, while Thomas and Lucillo Burrell completed a long jump double and then teamed up with Aaron Bryan to win the relay.

Chatto Marks added a high jump win for the Valley and, in the girls’ section, India and Kosana Weir amassed points in the distance races, long jump and high jump.

Brittany Robinson, Jessica Ayers-Smith and Deschanelle Ajiboluwa all achieved wins in the under-13 girls’ sprints and relay.

Stephen Ubah and Marsin Sesai – along with Stewart – scored highly for TVH in the boys’ sprints, with Sesai and Rio Andrew also performing well in the throws.

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