Hat-trick of victories for Pontefract’s Carter

Will Carter.
Will Carter.

Pontefract Athletics Club’s Will Carter enjoyed a successful day with three victories in last week’s Spenborough Open meeting at Cleckheaton.

He was in top form in the pole vault, equalling his own club record in the under 20 men’s age group with 3.40 metres.

He also won the shot putt with 10.61 metres and the javelin with a throw of 35.56 metres.

Robert Bate had two victories in the under 17 men’s age group.

He won the 100 metres in 12.5 seconds and the high jump with 1.63 metres.

Cameron Howes won the under 15 boys high jump with a leap of 1.70 metres.

Jasmine Bate came second in the under 15 girls hammer with 25.14 metres and she was also second in the shot putt with 8.24 metres.

Luke Shillito was second in the under 13 boys discus with 19.22 metres and he was also second in the shot putt with 7.94 metres.

Erin Shillito was second in the under 11 girls shot putt with 5.13 metres and Alice Dolman finished in third place in the under 11 girls 600 metres in a time of two minutes, 10.8 seconds.

In last Saturday’s Grimsby Open meeting, Rebecca Bell won the under 15 girls shot putt with 8.14 metres.