Emirates Arena, Glasgow, 12 February 2017.

U20 Women:
1. Shona Ross (Kibarchan) 11.73m (PB)
2. Siobhan Kingham (Edinburgh) 11.63m (PB)
3. Hazel Shanley (Livingston) 11.51m (PB)
4. Alexandra Burns (Helensburgh) 11.46m (PB)
5. Kara Dobbie (Glasgow School of Sport) 11.44m
6. Amy Thomson (Glasgow School of Sport) 11.02m (PB)
7. Tarryn Wood (Team East Lothian) 10.68m (PB)
8. Kirsty Snaddon (Falkirk) 10.49m
9. Bryony Pattersn (Lasswade) 10.43m
10. Laura Cunningham (Craughwell) 10.27m
11. Anna Leishman (Falkirk) 10.22m (PB)
12. Lorraine Delaney (Craughwell) 10.10m
13. Lauren Watson (Unattached) 10.01m
— Heather Marie Mac (South Uist) NM

Defending champion Shona Ross took victory with 2 new PBs during the competition – her 1st round 11.69m followed by 11.73m in round 5 – backed up with 11.68m on her last attempt to pip Siobhan Kingham to the top of the podium. Siobhan opened up with a new PB herself, 11.63m, bettering her previous legal best by 19cm, but couldn’t improve further during her series.

There was a close battle for bronze with just 7cm covering 3rd from 5th. Hazel Shanley went into the competition with 11.12m as her PB. She bettered this with her 2nd round 11.36m before impressive jumps in her last 3 rounds of 11.49m, 11.49m and 11.51m to seal 3rd place. Alex jumped new PBs of 11.23m and 11.46m with her last 2 jumps to take 4th ahead of Kara Dobbie’s last round 11.44m.

U15 Girls:
1. Ellie O’Hara (Edinburgh) 10.98m (NR) (CR) (PB)
2. Hannah Wallace (Cumbernauld) 9.53m
3. Anna Swan (Edinburgh) 8.72m
4. Brooke Steel (Carlisle Aspatria) 8.58m (PB)

Ellie O’Hara added 22cm to her PB while setting a new Scottish age group record with her 5th round 10.98m to dominate proceedings in the U15 Girls competition. Hannah Wallace leapt over 9.50m twice for silver ahead of Anna Swan’s 8.72m for bronze.

U20 Men:
1. Aidan Quinn (Glasgow School of Sport) 14.44m
2. Henry Clarkson (Lasswade) 13.65m
3. Michael Tarnawsky (Dundee Hawkhill) 13.14m
4. Findlay Donegan (Elgin) 13.05m
5. Harrison Whitfield (Gateshead) 12.91m
6. Samuel Muirhead (Falkirk) 12.13m (PB)
7. Timothy Chan (Victoria Park City of Glasgow) 12.06m
8. Donald Macmillan (North Uist) 12.04m (PB)
9. Jamie Nix (Kilmarnock) 11.16m
10. Uilleam Brass (North Uist) 11.10m

Defending Champion Aidan Quinn was just 11cm shy of the Championship record, and 2cm away from his PB, in taking gold with his last round leap of 14.44m. Henry Clarkson also saved his best for last with 13.65m for silver following 13.53m in round 3, while Michael Tarnawsky leapt 13.14m in rounds 3 and 5 to seal bronze from Findlay Donegan who hit his best mark (13.05m) twice also during the competition.

U15 Boys:
1. Murray Fotheringham (Giffnock North) 11.41m (PB)
2. Ralph Silcock (Banchory Stonehaven) 10.76m (PB)
3. Adam Deverill (Giffnock North) 10.20m
4. William Hodi (Nairn) 9.81m (PB)

Lying in 2nd place with a best of 10.60m, Murray Fotheringham produced a massive improvement with his last round jump out to 11.41m to take gold and add 54cm to his lifetime best. Ralph Silcock had jumped a new PB of 10.76m with his opening jump but had to settle for silver despite leading for much of the competition. Adam Deverill took bronze with 10.20m despite William Hodi’s last round 9.81m for a new PB.

Written by iTripleJump

A Triple Jumper for over 35 years - from an over-hopping junior to a county-level senior - I still enjoy jumping in national and international Masters competitions in the event that has gripped me since my first hop, step and jump onto a springless PE mat. Waiting for that perfect jump. That one perfect jump ...

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