Duo earn a county call

Bourne Town Harrier Callum Scane
Bourne Town Harrier Callum Scane
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TWO young athletes have been selected to represent Lincolnshire.

Ten-year-olds Callum Scane and Thomas Maker from Bourne Town Harriers and Nene Valley Harriers competed against nearly 100 athletes over eight events at trials for the county Sports Hall U11 squad at Sleaford on Sunday.

Only 12 boys and 12 girls were chosen and both boys will attend a further training session on Sunday before competing for the county in the East Midlands regional competition at Grantham on January 30.

Sports Hall events include the standing long jump, standing triple jump, vertical jump, speed bounce, chest push, target throw, indoor foam javelin and an obstacle sprint race.

The Sports Hall competition is an addition to the athletes’ track and field training during winter months.

The U13/U15 trials take place at Grantham on Sunday when Alice Page, Ben Jagger and Bethany Denial hope to be selected.

l BOURNE Town Harriers raced the fourth round of the Frostbite League at Ramsey on Sunday.

Juniors completing the 1.5 mile race were: Joe Howells (8th), Martin Clarke (10th), Aaron Hunt (16th), Olivia Conway (24th), Emily Stevens (33rd), Lucas Fidler (35th), Cameron Everist (37th), Lauren Brown (54th) Sam Thomas-Smith (70th), Jack Couzens (75th), Toby Everist (86th), Saskia Hunt (101st), Jack Stevens (105th) and Charlotte Stevens (117th).

The seniors were: Tony Gilbert (45th), Shaun Towell (109th), Phil Lengthorn (110th), Richard Smithers (111th), Brian McLean (155th), Roland Stevens (217th), Dave Grace (278th), Natalie Cole (293rd), Chris Hunt (304th), Steve Hill (310th), Laura Moisey-Smith (343rd), Sue Stevens (358th) and Sarah Conway (363rd).

The next race is on February 6 when Bourne host round five of the Frostbite League.