Hague wins schools title

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DEARNESIDE ALC Atheltics Club pole vaulter Adam Hague claimed gold at the English Schools Athletics Championship in Gateshead.

Hague cleared 3.85m to take a second successive gold in the Junior Boys’ category.

He appeared to be eyeing a championship record but opted to retire undefeated instead.

Team mate Nicolas Cole secured fifth place in the Intermediate Boys’ category by clearing 4.0m while Lewis Billam was seventh in the Senior Boys’ over 3.95m.

Vicky Price finished 15th in the Girls’ Category by besting 2.85m.

Dearneside coach Trevor Fox was delighted with the performance.

He said: “The pupils deserve all the praise they have earned through their hundreds of hours of training, brilliant preparation and self belief.”