Press Reports

Scottish Schools Success

Created on Saturday, 18 February 2012 20:25

The Scottish Schools Indoor Championships took place at Kelvin Hall, in Glasgow, on February 8th and 9th. It proved to be a very successful two days for Law & District athletes performing on this occasion for their schools rather than club. Top performers were Chris Watson and Lewis Nicholson, representing Glasgow School of Sport, both becoming Scottish Schools Champions.  Chris, 17, competed in the 800m in the over 16 age category and won the event in a time of 1.55.24. Lewis, 17, also in the same age group competed in the Shot Putt and won his title with a throw of 14.14m. Wishaw athlete Julie Dobbin, representing St Aidan’s HS, finished 3rd in the O16 girls 300m with a time of 42.50; Jamie Crossan, Brannock HS, also took bronze in the under 16 age group for the Shot Putt with a throw of 11.53m. Other athletes placing well in their event were Connor Stoney, St Aidan’s HS, finishing 4th in the O16 boys Shot Putt; Evan Jones, Carluke HS, 4th in U16 boys 60m hurdles and 20th in the long jump; Alice McGrath, Biggar HS, 5th in the O16 girls 800m; Pamela McNicol, Carluke HS, 5th in the U16 girls 60m hurdles and reached the final of the 300m; Roxanne Motaghian, Brannock HS, 6th in the U16 Shot Putt with a PB throw of 8.51m; Andrew Lawler, Coltness HS, 7th in the O16 boys 1500m; Heather Baird, Our Lady’s HS, 9th in the U16 girls high jump; Chloe Mutumha, Carluke HS, competed in the 800m; Hannah Cussick, St Aidan’s, in both the 60m hurdles and 200m and Christopher Boyle, Our Lady’s HS, competed in the 800m. Law & District President, Pat Kelly, was delighted with the results proving that hard winter training pays off. Club training nights are held in Carluke, Wishaw and Biggar. For further information visit