Isle of Wight's junior athletes grappled with top competition during the Wessex League's third round.

The Isle of Wight Athletics Club travelled to Marlborough on June 30 for the competition.

Despite a slightly smaller team than the previous match, the young stars went toe to toe with formidable opponents from Marlborough, Swindon, Basingstoke, City of Salisbury, and Southampton.

In the overall team evaluation, the boys took 6th place, with the Island girls securing a noteworthy 4th.

Szymon ParaszewskiSzymon Paraszewski (Image: Nathan Jenkins)

The team remains mid-table, looking forward to a grand season finale at home this Sunday, where a strong performance is hoped for.

One key highlight was Amelia Riggs.

Against 46 young multi-event athletes, Riggs emerged as the top scorer in the U11 Quadkids segment, while Halle McDonald bagged a commendable 5th place.

Amelia RiggsAmelia Riggs (Image: Nathan Jenkins)

In the U13 Girls, Alicia Feather's 22.88m javelin throw not only won her the event but also put her within the top 30 nationally, while multitasking in the 100m and 200m.

In the U17 Women's events, Jess Henderson's 24.02m discus throw saw her victorious, with Charlotte Jenkins trumping the javelin and securing second place in the Long Jump.

Charlotte JenkinsCharlotte Jenkins (Image: Nathan Jenkins)

Meanwhile, Abi Fancourt and Amy Greenwell were also noted for their contributions to the Long Jump and Shot Putt.

Abi Fancourt taking on the Long JumpAbi Fancourt taking on the Long Jump (Image: Nathan Jenkins)

The boys showed excellent performances in the U13 and U15 categories.

Kingsley Hang aced the High Jump while Remy Deegan harvested solid points winning the 200m and taking second place in the 100m.

Kingsley HangKingsley Hang (Image: Nathan Jenkins)

Noah Cherry and Ben McCormack shone in the Shot Put and throws competitions respectively.

Isaac Phillimore, one of our U17 Men, ran a strong race to win his 200m.

The Isle of Wight Athletics Club brought home commendable results amidst challenging competition.