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COLCHESTER Harriers produced some stand-out performances in their final Eastern Young Athletes League meeting of the year at Stevenage.

Despite being low in numbers they claimed a solid fourth-place finish, with Zion Ateba's hat-trick of personal bests (PB) one of the highlights.

The under-13 athlete won her 70 metres hurdles (12.3 seconds) before recording an eight-centimetre improvement on her high jump PB to finish second with a clearance of 1.48 metres.

It was a jump that took her to tenth place in the UK rankings.

Ateba also finished third in the A string under-13 girls' 100m in a PB of 14.3s.

Under-17 athlete Finn O’Reilly claimed a PB of 12.4s in the A string 100m, followed by a phenomenal 15cm PB in the high jump where he flew over 1.65m for first place.

He also registered full points for Harriers in the javelin with a throw of 49.13m.

Henry Lawes gained maximum points after winning all three of his events.

He clocked a new PB of 11.7s in the 100m, ran 24.9s in the 200m and won with a distance of 5.39m, in the under-15 boys' long jump.

Harriers debutant George Lavender was second in the under-15 boys' 200m in 26.2s and third in the javelin (28.22m).

Katie Rice won the under-17 women’s 80m hurdles and was second in the B string 100m, along with fourth in the 300m.

Aliyah Soames added just under two metres onto her javelin PB with a final round throw of 29.26m in the under-15 girls' 500g event.

B string thrower Kayleigh Hales increased her PB by 10cm to achieve 27.57m and secure full points for the team.

Lauren Strutt claimed two second-place finishes in the under-17 women’s triple jump and shot putt, with a third in the high jump.

Hollie Spellar competed in the javelin, discus and 200m.

First-year under-13 athlete Alexander Bell-Cobbold had two impressive PBs.

She clocked 2m 44.4s in her debut 800m making her the highest-ranking runner for her age in the distance, before finishing fourth in the 200m in a PB of 30.3s.

Megan Stevens won her under-17 women’s 100m and was second in the 200m, along with securing a shot putt PB of 7.75m.

In the under-15 girls, Eliza Betts equalled her 200m PB with a run of 28.3s while in the under-17 men's 400m, Thierry Ajala was first in the A string and secured a big PB of 24.6s in the 200m.

Archie French was second in the B string and also claimed a 5m leap, in his debut long jump event.

Olivia Simon brought home near maximum points in the shot putt (7.76m), javelin (17.70m) and B string under-13 girls' 70m hurdles (14.2s).

Millie Presland achieved a new PB and second place in the under-15 girls' 1,500m (5m 03.4s) and claimed a high jump PB of 1.35m.

In the under-15 boys' 1,500m, Ziggy Lambton was second with Bailey Hunt clocking a PB of 5m 13.1s in the under-17 men's equivalent.

Harriers' women’s under-17 squad won their event in 53.5s, with the club's under-15 girls' finishing fifth and and the under-17 men’s team fourth.

The Harriers team was completed by: U13 Girls Chloe Goddard 100m & 200m; Emily Swain 800m; Grace Gardiner 1500m, Long Jump and a first place as B string Javelin 13.97m. U15 Aliyah Soames Shot Put & Discus, Mia Farrell Shot Put, Isabella Minder 75m Hurdles & 300m. U17 women Emma Livingstone 300m & 800m, Savannah Harrison Long Jump & Triple Jump. U17 Men Luke Smith 800m and Shot Putt.

PB’s gained: U13 Girls: Zion Ateba High jump 1.48cm, 100m 14.3s & Hurdles 12.3s; Alexander Bell-Cobbold 200m 30.3 800m 2.44.4; Olivia Simon hurdles 14.2s; Emily swan 800m 2.47.8

Results: U15 Girls Mia's Farrell 300m 47.6s; Kayleigh Hale Javelin 27.57m; Grace Rothwell Pole vault 1.70m; Milly Presland 1500m 5.03.4 & High Jump 1.35m; Aliyah Soames Javelin 29.26m; Making club debuts - Neha Vijayakumar 1500m 6.24.5 & Discus 9.27 and Lilly Sillette 100m 15.0s & Long Jump 3.91m.

U17 Women: Megan Stevens Shot Putt 7.75m.

U13 Boys: Noah Papley 100m 15.4s, 200m 31.8s & Long Jump 3.90m; Charlie Parmenter 200m 31.4s & 800m 2.43.1: Theo Gardiner 1500m 5;55.3s.

U15 Boys; Henry Laws 100m 11.7s; George Lavender 200m 26.2s & Javelin 28.22m.

U17 Men: Fin O’Reilly 100m 12.4s, High Jump 1.65m; Bailey Hunt Long Jump 4.17m & 1500m 5.13.1s: Archie French Long Jump 5.00m & 400m 56.8s.