COLCHESTER and Tendring Athletic Club produced some fine performances in their latest Eastern Young Athletes League fixture.

There were some very good individual performances, despite the oppressive heat at Braintree.

A good turnout in the 800 metres saw a win in the A string for Aidan Cahill (U15B) in 2:08.5 and Charlie Regan (U15B) was second in the B string in a time of 2:24.5.

Henry Dover (U13B) was second in the A string only just off his personal best (PB) in his first race back after breaking his arm in 2:19.7 and Stanley Hobbs was fourth in the B string in a time of 2:47.3.

Leo Morley-Robertson (U13) earned his first-ever win in the non-scorer’s race in a time of 2:40.3.

Samuel Gardiner (U17) was second in both the A string race in a time of 2:06.7 and the 200m A string race in 23.9s.

For the girls, Amy Ella Thompson (U17) continued her excellent form with a gutsy run timed at 2:31.2 for third in the A string race and she also ran a great time of 27.6s in the 200m.

In the U13 girls race, Rachel Sandercock was fourth in a time of 2:44.9 in the A string, as was Ellie Thompson in the B string race (2:57.5).

She was also fifth in the 100m (15.3s) and 200m (31.9s) A string races and ran the relay.

Under-13 boys' Zac Matthews completed his A string 100m in 14.3s for fifth place, 200m in 30.0s and also jumped 4.03m.

Matthews, Brandon Nelson and Oscar Nagle also made their CATs debut at the EYAL.

Nelson ran the 100m and 200m, while Oscar contested the 200m and 800m.

Elsewhere in the U13 boys, Damien Atmadjov threw the shot putt 6.89m to finish second in the A string, jumped 3.84m for third in the B string long jump and ran the 1,500m in 5:24.0 in fifth place for the A string.

Noah Warnes ran the B string 100m (15.1s) and the 200m (31.1s), both for fifth place.

Cameron Barclay threw the shot putt 6.06m for first place in the B string shot putt and leapt 1.20m in the A string high jump for fourth place.

Finn Rattray also competed in the B string 1,500m in a time of 5:58.3 for fourth spot and non-scoring long jump in a jump of 3.68m.

Fred Walton also ran three non-scoring races of 100m, 200m and 800m.

For the under-13 girls, Erin Rogers leapt 1.25m in the high jump, threw a javelin for the first time in 12.03m, jumped in the non-scoring long jump and also ran a leg of the relay.

Indi Gardener had a PB in her 100m in a time of 14.9s and is now CATs' fastest runner at that distance, this year.

She also ran the 200m in 32.0s, jumped in the long jump in 3.14m and ran in the relay.

Polly Parker (3.78m) and Elanor White (3.95m) jumped in the scoring long jump.

White threw an amazing 6.54m for third place in the A string shot putt.

In the U15 girls, Alexandra Penny ran the 100m (14.6s) and 200m (30.3) and threw 11.77m in the javelin.

Emily White ran the 300m (56.2s) and 1500m (6:06.4) back to back while Matilda Strevens ran 15.1s in the 75m hurdles, high jumped 1.35m and long jumped 3.78m.

In the U15 boys, Matti Godron was second with 1.60m in the high jump, registered 4.33m in his long jump and was second with 24.43m in his discus.

His brother Stefan Godron (U17) threw 23.88m for second in the discus, 42.01m to win the javelin and registered a PB of 10.12m for second in the shot putt while Callum Cahill (U17) was third in the 800m (2:32.9).

CATs' U17 men’s team were tied for third overall with just three men.

The 1,500m event saw Antoine Atmadjov (U15) reap the benefit of racing more regularly with 5m 05.3s for second in the B string race.

And Jack Wharton (U15) ran a fine 4.43.7m time in his A string race. 

Atmadjov also threw the javelin 22.31m for third place and jumped 4.11m in the long jump for another third spot.

In the U17 women’s team, Rebecca Ventre ran 49.3s in the 300m and 6:02.2 in the 1,500m while Olivia Page threw 19.43m in the discus, 15.72m in hammer and 12.26m in the javelin.

CATs' women’s team came fifth with only three women.

CATs' Aaron Bollu competed for the Eastern Masters AC (EMAC) M35-49 team at the England Athletics Masters Association (EAMA) Inter-Area Challenge, in Solihull.

He won the triple jump (11.00m), finished fourth in the long jump (5.44m), third in both the shot putt (7.98m) and javelin (29.68m) and ran the third leg in the 4x100m relay, as the Eastern Masters team finished second.