Sep 28 2011 By Andrew Weston
ATHLETES from Law and District AAC brought their track and field season to a close with some excellent personal best and medal winning performances.
At the recent Lanarkshire AAA Championships which was held this year at the John Wright Stadium in East Kilbride no less than 19 medals were successfully won by Law youngsters.
Nine golds, five silver and five bronze medals was a fantastic result and reward for all their hard work.
A brilliant trio of gold, silver and bronze medals were won by Evan Jones when he competed in the U15 long jump with a PB jump 4.95mtrs, javelin (17.66 mtrs) and the 200m (27.4 secs).
Bobby Crossan continued his successful season winning double gold in U13 shot putt (9.66mtrs) and javelin (29.73mtrs).
One gold and silver medal were claimed by Pamela McNicol when she won the U15 javelin with a PB throw of 18.55mtrs and was second in the long jump (4.33mtrs).
In the U13 competition, Reagan Binnie’s run of 2.33.2 minutes secured her a deserved gold medal, going on to claiming a bronze in the 100m in 14.5 seconds.
Heather Baird had double bronze success competing in the U15 long jump (4.13mtrs) and 200m (29 secs).
Gold medals were awarded to Andrew Lawler, U17 800m, 2.13.4 minutes; Stephen Murphy, U15, 200m 26.2secs; Emily McNicol, U13, javelin, 12.99mtrs and Anya Towers, U15 shot putt, 7.72mtrs.
Christopher Boyle, Gregor Gillespie and Connor Thomson all won silver medals respectively in the U15 800m, 2.16.1mins; U13 800m, 2.26.8 mins and 200m, 26.9secs, with the final medal going to Morgan Jones, U13, when he was third in the long jump (4.12mtrs).
Dunfermline was the destination for Law athletes competing in the Pitreavie Trophy meeting on September 11.
The throwers from the club had the most successful day winning all their competitions and five gold medals between them.
Double gold medals were won by the improving Bobby Crossan, setting a new personal best in the U13 javelin with a throw of 38.30mtrs.
This places Bobby second in the Scottish Power of 10 Rankings for his age group and fifth place in the UK.
He also won the shot putt with a putt of 9.75 mtrs.
Also winning double gold was Connor Stoney in the U17 shot putt (10.54mtrs) and in the discus (30.31mtrs).
Jamie Crossan won the fifth gold in the U15 javelin throwing 38.76mtrs, just outside his PB.
Meanwhile Emily McNicol closed her season winning double silver medals in the U13 70m hurdles, equalling her PB of 12.77seconds in her heat which places her 10th in the Power of 10.
She also came second in the high jump (1.30mtrs), where she is ranked sixth in the Power of 10.
Pamela McNicol came fourth and also secured a PB of 12.66 seconds in the heats of the U15 75m hurdles.
This puts her in 13th place in the Scottish rankings.
Heather Baird also competed at Pitreavie in the U15 100m, 75m hurdles and in the high jump where she came 6th (12th in Scottish ranking).
Results from the final of the Hammerama series will be online next week.