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National Junior Womens League

Report by: Bryan Murray
Photo by: Steve Crosland - Sports Action Photography - Tel. 01924 275942

18th June 2000 - Wavertree Stadium, Liverpool

Emma Morris - Discus

Wakefield Harriers U20 women's team recently competed in their first match in the National Junior Premier League at Liverpool finished a creditable third.

Top performers were Helen Taylor, who won the hammer by almost five metres, and Tara Wilson, who won the B triple jump competition.

Long jumper Kate Richardson was also a comfortable winner in her specialist event, with the club just missing out on second spot by two points.

Final match result: 1 Sale 286 pts, 2 Edinburgh 260, Wakefield 258, Wigan 222, Liverpool 220, Border 219-5, Solihull 213.5, Birchfield 144.

200m A: Vicky Lambert 27.8 (7th), B: Ruth Laybourn 26.9 (4th); long jump A: Kate Richardson 5.53m (1st), Vicky Lambert 4.35m (3rd); 1500m A: Aine Hoban 5.24.6 (4th); discus A: Emma Morris 27.92 (3rd); 100m A: Vicky Lambert 13.7 (8th), B: Vicky Lockwood 13.8 (5th); triple jump A: Kate Richardson 10.49m (5th), B: Tara Wilson 10.19 (1st); javelin A: Michelle Lonsdale 38.03 (2nd), B: Amy Ridsdale (6th); 3000m A: Sam Colley 12:10.9 (3rd), B: Faith Grant 12:13.9 (2nd); 400m A: Becky Fender 63.0 (6th), B: Karen Rhodes 65.0 (4th); 100m hurdles A: Tara Wilson 2nd, B: Kirsty Hodson 5th; shot putt A: Emma Morris 10.99m (2nd), B: Amy Ridsdale 8.00m (3rd); 400m hurdles A: Tara Wilson 71.0 (5th), B: Kirsty Hodson (5th); high jump A: Emily Mason 1.55m (5th), B: Ruth Laybourn 1.45m (3rd); hammer A: Helen Taylor 45.04m (1st), B: Emma Morris 3rd; 800m A: Helen Singleton 2:22.4 (4th), B: Becky Fender 2:29.1; 4x100m relay: Wakefield 51.5 (5th); 4x400m relay: Wakefield 4:20.3 (7th).