BOLTON Harriers youngsters claimed a fine team win in the first round of UK Athletics Youth Development League.

On a day of individual success for the club as well, coach Les Hall said: “We had many great achievements on the day but the highlight had to be the under-13 girls equalling the club record in the 4x100m relay.

“I would like to congratulate Princess Iwelu, Chloe Medard, Tilly Hall and Allyssia May on a fantastic effort and winning their race by over four seconds.”

Harriers excelled in the relays as Nathaniel Knowles, Ike Iwelu, Finley Gibson and Marcus Valentine were runners up in the u15 boys’ 4x300m in a time of 3mins 4secs.

Isobel Oxley, Alice Yoxall, Mia Makin and Jennifer Ekiugbo won the u15 girls’ 4x300m in a time of 3:03, while Joshua Grundy, Benjamin Davies, Christopher Frank and Alex Preston won the u13 boys’ 4x100m in 58.4secs.

Individually, George Worcester won the u15 boys B 100m in 14.7 and Ike Iwelu won the u15 boys B 200m in 27.2.

Jamie Greenhalgh won the u15 boys A discus emphatically with a throw of 25.59m and the hammer B with 17.26m. Alfie Dodds had thrown the hammer 23.14m in the A group for runners-up spot.

Cherie Ufuoma won the u15 girls A 100m in 12.8 and was runner-up in the girls high jump A with 1.45m.

To cap off an all-action day, Cherie threw the discus 18.85m in the girls A event, while Summer Eden won the u15 girls discus B with a throw of 15.07m.

It was a day for the club to celebrate with coaches Gwylim Jones, Les Hall and Ian Jakeway, team managers Daran Makin and John May and athletes Alfie Dodds, George Worcester, Finley Gibson, Ike Iwelu, Nathaniel Knowles, Brajan Kaczmarowski, Marcus Valentine, Jamie Greenhalgh, Cherie Ufuoma, Jennifer Ekiugbo, Alice Yoxall, Mia Makin, Isobel Oxley, Jessica Swales, Scarlett Thompson, Summer Eden, Isobel Hall, Joshua Grundy, Benjamin Davies, Christopher Frank, Harry Brown, Alex Preston, Max Preston, Allyssia May, Ellie Deavall, Matilda Hall, Iris Beca, Princess Iwelu, Cerys Jones, Mollie Wood, Eve Blaney, Eloisa Dodds and Chloe Medard all deserving huge credit.