Seven medal field day


THE Dearne ALC Athletics Club were in seventh heaven after a brilliant perofrmance of the Northern Athletics Indoor Track and Field Championship in Sheffield.

Seven medals were earned by the pole vaulting squad at the English Institute of Sport.

Adam Hague and Marcus Scott earned gold and silver respectively in the male U15 event, both clearing beyond the height required for National Championship qualification.

Hague set a new championship record with his 3.90m clearance which places him ninth in the all time UK U15 rankings.

Luke Cutts earned the senior title with a 5.40m clearance before trying his hand at the Olympic qualifying standard.

Nicolas Cole also landed gold in the male U17, earning a new personal best with his 4.25m clearance.

Lewis Billum took the U20 gold with a 3.95m jump with training partner Chris Price in fifth.

Vicky Price took silver and bronze in the U17 and U20 events respectively.