Herts Phoenix finished fifth in Division 2 North of the Southern Athletics League after sharing first place with Ryston Runners at the final meeting of the season in Peterborough.

Ross Armorgie made a strong return to competition after two injury-plagued years, winning the ‘B’ string high jump (1.90m), long jump (5.80m), triple jump (10.45m) and javelin (37.70m).

Amorgie’s elder brother, Bradley, won the same events in the ‘A’ string and younger sister Gemma won the ‘A’ string high jump (1.45m) and recorded a new personal best by winning the triple jump (9.17m). Sister Laura won the ‘A’ string 100m hurdles in 16.90.

Beck Grover was first with a PB of 52.70 in the the ‘A’ string 400m and then won the 800m (1.59.90). Peter Townsend won the ‘A’ string 1,500m (4.16.00) and Steve Prosser triumphed in the ‘B’ string event (4.28.70).

Jason Kingwell enjoyed throwing success, winning the ‘A’ string hammer with 43.34m and the shot put with a PB of 11.52m. The ‘A’ string javelin was won by Connor Martin (54m) while Eleanor Moss clinched the women’s ‘A’ string javelin title with a throw of 30.81m.

The event took place on August 2.