Girls through to Regional Final of the ESAA Track & Field Cup

Girls through to Regional Final of the ESAA Track & Field Cup

For the second consecutive year Caterham’s Intermediate and Junior Girls athletics teams qualify for the Track and Field Cup Regional Final. This competition aims to find the best all-round athletics team, with athletes only allowed to compete in a two events one of which must be track based and one field based. Points are awarded in a positive correlation for increased distances thrown or jumped, and an inverse correlation for running times. 

The Junior Girls team showed exceptional all round achievement, with almost every girl averaging 13 points per event. Stand out individual points scores from Lucy (Second Year) scoring 20 points in the 200m with a time of 29.20 and Genevieve (Second Year) scoring 24 points in the 1500m with a time of 5:09.9 helped the team to qualify for the next round.

Star performers in Round 1 for the Intermediate Girls came in the form of Rianna (Third Year) who amassed a total of 54 points for the team with an impressive 100m (13.3) and a Javelin throw of 34.03m breaking her own school record achieved earlier this term. Jemima (Third Year) totalled 45 points for the team and cemented Caterham’s domination of the Javelin, with an equally impressive throw of 33.12m. Lauren (Fourth Year) totalled 38 points 23 of those coming in the shot put with a throw of 9.05m. The team managed to average 28 points per two events which is exceptional.

The will now compete on Monday 17 June and Crawley’s K2 Arena, with a place in the Grand Final up for grabs.

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