RYAN Edwards was crowned Welsh junior boys long jump champion at last week’s Welsh Schools Championship.

A jump of 5.68m was enough for Edwards to bring the gold medal back to Welshpool High School.

Megan Davies was a double bronze medalist, ending third in the senior girls 100m with a time of 13:13 and high jump with an effort of 1.50m.

Carwyn Owen completed Welshpool’s medal haul with a bronze medal in the middle boys 800m with a time of 1.59.72.

Meanwhile Llanfair Caereinion’s Steffan Evans claimed bronze in the middle boys triple jump with a distance of 12.27m.

Meanwhile a host of emerging talent represented their schools at the NASUWT Cup in Brecon on Wednesday.

Welshpool’s Scott Hockham was crowned under 14s boys shot put cup winner with an effort on 10.20m while Ellie Phillips of Llanfair Caereinion shared the under 14s high jump cup gold medal with a height of 1.35m while schoolmate Llanfair’s Carys Gittins claimed silver in the under 14s girls discus cup with an effort of 18.24m.

Newtown claimed three bronze medals with Niall Bentley third in the under 16s boys shot plate with a throw of 10.63m, Dylan Downs third the under 16s boys triple jump with an effort of 10.04m and Tom Jarman third in the under 16s boys discus plate with a throw of 30.17m.

Meanwhile Llanfyllin’s Ffion Worthington and Lyndon Place claimed bronze medals in the under 16s girls shot put plate and under 14s boys javelin plate with distances of 8.22m and 25.72m respectively.

Powys stars also shone on the track with gold medals for Llanfyllin’s Deri McCluskey in the boys under 16s 1,300m and Newtown’s Polly Holloway in the under 14s girls 100m plate.

A full medal round up and pictures will feature in next week’s County Times.