Saturday 2nd March and Sunday 3rd March saw the finale of the indoor athletics season in Scotland with the hosting of the Scottish National U14,16,18 & 20 Indoor Championships at the Emirates Stadium in Glasgow.
An entry of 849 athletes over the two days was a huge increase on previous years and competitors travelled from all parts of Scotland along with a healthy contingent from Ireland. Ayr Seaforth athletes, coaches and parents have every right to feel proud to have come away with 8 medals.
Leading the way were the U14 boys with Fraser Angus taking Gold in the 60 & 200m and Silver in the Long Jump, Callum Meldrum taking Gold in the Shot Putt and Silver in the 200m.U18 Triple Jumper Carolyn Harvey taking Silver,in the U14 Shot Putt Hannah Paisley claimed Bronze and in the U18 High Jump Scott McNally Silver.The full list of results are as follows.
U14 Boys 60M, Fraser Angus Gold 7.92s(pb),Callum Meldrum 5th in final 8.18s(pb).200M Fraser Angus Gold 25.15s(pb),Callum Meldrum Silver 26.21s(pb),Declan McGhee heat 30.63s(pb).800M Daniel Martin 5th in final 2:21:62m, Steven Martin 6th in final 2:25:36.High Jump Declan McGhee 6th 1.20m.Long Jump Fraser Angus Silver 4.77m(pb),Steven Martin 15th 3.56,Daniel Martin 23rd 3.21m.Shot Putt Callum Meldrum Gold 10.13m(pb).
U14 Girls 60M Kirsten McClymont 5th in final 8.62s(pb),Rhea McTaggart Semi Final 9.00s(pb),Jaime Hood heat 9.21s(pb),Katie McAlpine heat 9.28s,Anna George heat 9.39s(pb).200M Kirsten McClymont 4th in Final 28.41s(pb),Rhea McTaggart semi final 31.04s(pb),Jaime Hood semi final 30.05s,Anna George heat 31.18s(pb) 800M Caitlin Chilton heat 2:56:68 m.High Jump 6th Katie McAlpine 1.35m,Caitlin Chilton 13th 1.30m(pb).Long Jump Rhea McTaggart 13th 3.85m,Kirsten McClymont 15th 3.82m,Katie McAlpine 19th 3.58m,Caitlin Chilton 21st 3.52m.Shot Putt Hannah Paisley Bronze 9.01m(pb).
U16 Boys 60M Lewis McMillan semi final 7.96s(pb),Andrew Peck semi final 8.17s(pb),Ewan McCracken semi final 8.20s,Conan McGhee heat 8.95s.200M Ewan McCracken heat 26.31s.Long Jump Lewis McMillan 4th 5.23m(pb).Shot Putt Andrew Peck 7th 10.13m.
U16 Girls 60M Aimee McGinley 5th in final 8.14s(pb),Ailee Shanks heat 8.86s.200M Nadia Simpson 5th in final 26.69s(pb),Ailee Shanks heat 29.55s.800M Rebecca Martin heat 2:43:42s.
U18 Men 60M Niall McHugh semi final 7.67s(pb),John Hamilton heat 7.78s.200M Niall McHugh semi final 24.50s(pb),John Hamilton heat 24.79s,Matthew Brawley heat 25.26s(pb).400M Matthew Brawley heat 55.51s(pb).High Jump Scott McNally Silver 1.85m.
U18 Women 60M Alison Leckie heat 8.77s,Sophie Dunlop heat 8.84s.200M Alison Leckie heat 28.47s.60MH Sophie Dunlop semi final 9.98s(pb),Carolyn Harvey heat 10.35s.Triple Jump Carolyn Harvey Silver 10.74m.
U20 Women 60M Caroline George 5th in final 8.17s.200M Caroline George 4th in final 26.83s.
A special mention to U14 800M boys Daniel and Steven Martin,although the boys didn’t win any medals this year they were running against boys one year older than them,and their times currently have them at 1st and 2nd in the UK rankings at for U13 boys.