The latest Gateshead Indoor meet took place at a packed Gateshead college on Wednesday, with Team Blyth juniors out in force and producing some superb early season performances. India had a fantastic evening, with the high jump being her highlight as she cleared a huge personal best of 1.30m before smashing her 60m hurdles PB. Fearne Bell threw the 3kg shot for the first time, achieving a distance nearly matching her best with the lighter implement, which was hugely impressive! She back this up with a strong 60m. Caitlin opened up her winter season with a scorching 60m PB of 8.74s, before showing total determination in the hurdles to maintain her stride pattern for most of the race. Ben Compton had a busy evening, as he took part in 3 events at the same time! A strong 60m sat nicely alongside a massive long jump PB of 4.54m and a new shot put PB in excess of 8m with the 4kg shot. Oscar opened his indoor season with a fantastic shot put PB of 6.36m, a fantastic effort
Isla Bell had some great attempts at the high jump PB, before smashing her 60m PB with 8.56s, whilst Amber Wright was all smiles as she opened her season with a 1.50m high jump, comfortably her best ever indoors. Senna Gorvett and Abi Huntly warmed up with very sharp 60m races, before pushing each all the way in the 60m hurdles, with Senna setting a new PB just ahead of Abi who had a superb U17 debut. Luke Pichler no-heighted in the pole vault, but stormed to an electric season opener in the hurdles, 8.43s. Alfie produced one of the fastest 60m times of the day, recording 7.48s as his busy start to the winter continues.