Pair to take on best

Park High duo Leah Hillman and Joe Lonsdale
Park High duo Leah Hillman and Joe Lonsdale

Pendle Schools’ duo Leah Hillman and Joe Lonsdale - both of Park High - have qualified for the English Schools’ Championships.

At the Lancashire Schools’ competition at Stanley Park in Blackpool, Leah needed a throw of 37 metres to qualify in the javelin and finished with 40.52 metres, while Joe qualified in the 100m, having run 11.07 seconds - 0.01 inside the standard.