Ayr Seaforth athletes were in champion winning form at the national championships at the Emirates indoor arena in Glasgow.
This time it was the national under 14, 4 x 200m relay for boys and girls, alongside the national under 16 combined championships for girls where athletes compete in 60m hurdles, shot putt, high jump, long jump and 800m.
Seaforth had two teams entered in the boys’ relays and three in the girls but sickness and call-offs led to only one girls’ team participating on the day.
The stars of the day were the boys’ team of Daniel and Steven Martin, Callum Meldrum and Fraser Angus who romped home in the final a full three seconds ahead of their nearest challengers and roared on by a vociferous support became Scottish champions.
The second boys’ team of Declan McGhee, Andrew Morrison, Robbie Swift and Brendan Lynch who, although one of the youngest in the competition, came a very creditable fifth.
The hastily rearranged girls’ team of Kirsten McClymont, Anna George, Rhea McTaggart and Jamie Hood ran extremely well to make the final where they came sixth.
In the combined championships, Jennifer McVeigh showed real determination after failing to finish in the 60m hurdles, the second of the five disciplines, by going on to record personal bests in the long jump, 4.08m and shot putt 6.38m.
Louise Murray had to withdraw injured after completing only two disciplines.
•Carolyn Harvey finished seventh from 17 in the under 18 pentathlon at the national indoor combined events also at the Emirates Stadium.
The events were 60m hurdles, high jump, shot putt, long jump and 800m.
The weekend also saw the u12 SuperTEAMS event with Seaforth having three girls’ teams and one boys’ team which was a composite team.
The events were 60m, long jump, shot putt and 4 x 100m relay.
From an entry of 49 teams in the girls’ section, Seaforth ‘A’ finished a creditable seventh, the ‘C’ team 23rd and the ‘B’ team 39th.
The boys’ composite team finished 11th from 43.