Sussex Sportshall League

A small squad of just six athletes took part for Chichester in the first Sussex Sportshall fixture of the New Year at Horsham on Sunday 13th January 2019 but managed to emerge with a hat-trick of first places from their efforts.


There was a double win in the two-lap sprint with new Sussex U11 record holder James Taylor maintaining his unbeaten run for the season with another “A” string win, backed up well by Sam Cato who ensured maximum point in the event for the club by winning the “B” string in equally fine fashion. Ethan Cooper ran in the non-scoring two lap but then scored for the team in both the long jump and speed bounce, supported well by Sam Cato and James Taylor respectively.


For the girls, Fleur Hollyer maintained her unbeaten run in the speed bounce although pushed closer by her nearest rival on the occasion winning by 85 to 84 in the 30 seconds time. She also finished third in a hard fought two lap sprint. For the U13 girls, both Amelie McGurk and Lucy Hollyer had a busy afternoon coring between them in the four lap, speed bounce, long jump and shot putt before combining well in the eight lap paarlauf at the end of the match.