Sussex Quartet at Schools Games

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Four Sussex youngsters will be heading to Loughborough this weekend for the annual School Games match.

The School Games are a national multi-sport event for the UK's most talented school-age athletes. Around 1,600 athletes from across the UK will compete in 12 sports.

UK Area School teams including Scotland clash for this end of season match and the Sussex Quartet will representing the South of England team which has largely been selected from July’s  English School Championships.

Bailey Wright (Eastbourne) will race in the 100m, Ben Hawkes (Worthing) will be eager to retain his unbeaten record this season while Crawley’s Natasha Purchas will pole vault and Brighton & Hove’s Amber Anning will be making her final attempt to improve her own County 300 metres record before moving out of the age group.