Spen athletes rule the roost in Sheffield

Spen Athletics Club juniors
Spen Athletics Club juniors

Spenborough athletes dominated the Northern Athletics and Amateur Athletic Association event in Sheffield on Sunday, February 3.

Six Spen youngsters competed at the indoor contest for children in years 5 to 8.

Both boys and girls from Spen were impressive throughout, the girls’ year 7&8 team winning both relay races and team member Rachel Crorken missing out on a Gold award in the girl’s individual pentathlon by just one point.

Matthew Crorken won the pentathlon in the boys year 7&8 category, achieving Gold standard in the process.

Golf results, Hanging Heaton Golf Club:

Division One: P Ratcliffe (7 handicap) 36, S Wilcock (9) 35, J Allott (5) 35, S Minto (5) 34, L Scott (9) 35. Division Two: M Sykes (15) 39, A Coe (13) 38, G Jessop (15) 37. Division Three: N Balfield (23) 40, P Edmondson (23) 39, M Hayes (21) 38, P Kaine (16) 37.

Dewsbury Bridge Club results:

Tuesday February 5: 1 Mr D Hannah and Mr J Paxton, 2 Mrs I Render and Mr E Weatherill, 3. Mrs A Cooper and Miss P Sellwood. Wednesday February 6: 1 Mr and Mrs W Davies, 2 Mrs S Blamiers and Mrs A Crake, 3 Miss P Sellwood and Mr T Johnson, 4 Mrs s Dyson and Mrs C Walker.

Spen Valley snooker league results: Millbridge A 7-2 Old Bank A, Cleckheaton ME A 2-7 Flush SC A, Hightown A 7-2 Hartshead A, Staincliffe CC 2-7 Westborough, Comrades 9-0 Heckmondwike BC, Old Bank B 4-5 Brighton Street, Flush SC B 5-4 Millbridge B, Hartshead B 2-7 The Moorland, Roberttown 2-7 Hightown B.