BURY AC's Hattie Vaughan put in a gold medal-winning performance in the under-20 women’s pole vault at the North of England Championships in Sheffield on Sunday.

She stamped her authority on the competition with a winning vault of 3.40m – 10cm higher than the silver medalist.

Multi-event athletes Daisy Worthington and Ella Hall competed in the under-17 women’s pole vault – with Ella taking 11th place with a best vault of 9.44, The highlight of Saturday for Bury was Brandon Quinton taking fourth place in the u17 men’s 1500m in a time of 4mins 17.41secs.

Daisy took ninth place in the u17 women’s long jump with a best effort of 4.97 and also took fifth place in the semi final of the 300m (44.90) having qualified with a second place in her heat (43.68).

Hattie took fifth place in her u20 women’s 60m heat with a season’s best time of 8.46.

At the Sale Open meeting at SportCity on January 6, several Bury AC members recorded new personal-best times and there were several victories.

In the 60m sprints there were heat victories for Rosella Togo (8.38), Amy Garroch (8.52PB) and Natan Witkowski (7.97PB).

Hattie took second in her heat (8.49), Jay Cook was fourth in his (8.64) and Abigail Howard (8.73) and Ella Hall (9.13) both finished sixth in their respective races.

In the 60m hurdles, there were victories for Rosella (9.87PB) and Abigail (10.04).

Daisy and Amy Garroch took second and third, respectively, in their race (10.05 and 10.08), while just one hundredth of a second separated Jay (fourth) and Natan (fifth) in their heat – both recording new bests (9.90 and 9.81). Ella took fourth place in her race (11.99).

In the field events, Hattie produced a season’s best effort to take fourth in the pole vault with 3.50 – a clearance that currently ranks her first in the country in her age group.

In the high jump competition, Jay was eighth (1.45) with Rosella 10th in a new best of 1.40.

Natan set a new lifetime best in the long jump with 4.96, while Daisy and Jena Dickinson took second and fifth in the shot (10.28 and 9.23, respectively).