At the English Schools Combined Events Championships
at Boston on Saturday 16th September 2017.
Morpeth Harriers Ethan Stephenson and Alfie Ward represented the
Northumberland team that finished 8th behind Suffolk,
in the Junior Boys (Under 15) Pentathlon.
Stephenson finished in 20th place overall (and first North
Eastern competitor) with performances of 14.54secs (+2.00mps wind
reading) in the 80m Hurdles, 7.58m in the Shot, 4.54m (w/r 2.9) in the
Long Jump, 1.68m in the High Jump and 2mins 21.71secs in the 800m.
His efforts totalled 2468pts.
Alfie finished 41st with 1568 pts.
His performances were 14.54secs (w/r 2.0) in Hurdles, 7.58m in Shot,
4.54m (w/r 2.9) in Long Jump, 1.38m in High Jump and 2mins 44.58secs in 800m.
The winner of the event was Joseph Harding of Essex, who amassed 3258pts.
Report by Peter Scaife