BORDERS sprinters and jumpers struck gold at the Scottish Schools Indoor Championships in Glasgow.

Competing against the cream of the country's athletic pupils at the Emirates Arena,the region's top track and field stars more than held their own.

Finn Douglas from Earlston High and Kelso's Douglas Young completed an amazing sprint double.

Douglas, who lives near Lilliesleaf, won the Under 16s 60 metres final with a time of 7.36 seconds.

Finn told us: "I would like to say a massive thank you to all the coaches but in particular Bruce Scott.

"He has worked me really hard and taught me so much over the last two months - I know I wouldn’t have done this without him."

And Young followed up by taking the Over 16s 60 metres title in 7.09 seconds.

Peebles High's Ellie O'Hara continued her winning ways by claiming both the Over16s long- and triple-jump titles.

The teenager from Cardrona almost made it a hat-trick as she was beaten in a photo finish of the Over 16s 60 metres final.

Ellie was placed second behind Firrhill's Christabel Antwi in the final.

Fellow Peebles pupil Rhianna Sterricks finished seventh in the same final.

Biggar High's Katie Foss claimed gold in the Over 16s 300 metres with a time of 40.99 seconds.

And Earlston High's Ewan Purves claimed a silver in the Under 16s 300 metres final with a time of 38.17 seconds.

There was also a bronze for Imogen Lewis of Peebles High in the Under 16s 300 metres with a time of 42.3 seconds.

Peebles High enjoyed more success with Charlotte Clare claiming silver in the Over 16s 800 metres.

The teenager finished just behind Linlithgow's Isla Calvert in a time of 2.13.38, with fellow Peebles High pupil Hannah Little finishing in seventh.

Euan Hood was third in the final of his Over 16s 800 metres with a time of 1.59.08.