Athletes are top of their Games at Perth

Border runners ruled the roost at a rain swept Perth Highland Games on Sunday.

There were five-star shows all round with members of the Brian ‘Chico’ Woods, Jed AC school in particular hitting the high spots.

Kevin Amos triumphed in the 90 metres handicap, while his son Jack also did the business when coming out on top in the youths’ 800 metres handicap.

Andrew Thomson gained the honours in the 800 metres handicap.

Kelso’s Euan Pettigrew, who runs for Jed AC, emerged an excellent victor of the 400 metres handicap.

Also putting victory Jedburgh’s way was Craig Grieve. Competing under the TLJT banner, Grieve surged to title honours with a great run to take the Scottish 90 metres championship.

Mhairi Henderson, also TLJT, got into the winning frame as well when giving a top notch show in winning the 200 metres handicap, while club mate Fraser Rout also shone when becoming the victor of the youths’ 90 metres handicap.

Innerleithen had a double triumph. Dean Whiteford won the 1600 metres handicap and Eve Huxley the youths’ 200 metres handicap.