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Sparkling third place for Sussex Schools at Crawley

It was a great afternoon for Sussex Schools in the Inter-counties Schools match on Saturday.

In dull and blustery conditions that was a hindrance to most athletes at K2 the Sussex team finished a splendid third in a tight match that saw Kent lead all the way and win with 612 points with Surrey taking second place with 548 points after Sussex had held second place for much of the match.

Sussex had to settle for third place with 515 points to hold off Hampshire who scored 504 points.

Brighton & Hove win YDL match. - - Crawley and Horsham UPDATE`

The Brighton & Hove Athletic Club romped to a run-a-way win in the second of this season’s Youth Development  League matches  at Withdean on Saturday.

Competing in the East One division of the Lower Age Group League the home club led the match virtually from the start to score 596 points and record their second win of the season.

After a great battle with the Medway & Maidstone club Lewes took second place with 486 points, just three points clear of the Kent Club while Basildon filled fourth, of the six competing clubs with 438 points.

Young Athletes Provide their own Sunshine up K2

It may have been rather overcast and a slight chill in the wind but there was plenty of sunshine coming from the youngsters at the final of the Sussex under 13 League final at K2 on Sunday.

Just one League record tumbled during the afternoon, to make it four records during the season, and that was by the hosts Crawley who set a new clocking of 53.2s in the boys relay and that just put the icing on the top of a successful, but desperately close, defence of their league title.

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