BORDERS athletes returned from the East District Championships with a haul of medals and titles.

Cardrona's Ellie O'Hara began her outdoor season with another impressive treble in the sandpit and on the track at Grangemouth.

The Peebles High pupil claimed the Under 17s Long Jump with a distance of 5.82 metres, and followed it up with 11.70 metres to win the Under 17s Triple Jump.

And she also stormed to victory in the Under 17s 100 metres.

Grace McWhinnie brought another jumps gold back to the region.

The TLJT youngster reached 4.53 metres with her final jump to win the Under 13s Long Jump.

Grace was just edged out of the medals in the Under 13s 100 metres, where she finished fifth behind Pitreavie's Mica McCloud.

But Peebles jumper Kate Harvie did win the Under 15s triple jump before also collecting a bronze in the long jump.

Galashiels high jumper Adam Leighton cleared 1.71 metres to win the Under 17s High Jump for Lasswade.

And there was also a gold medal for Chirnside's Harris Ross in the Under 13s Javelin with a best throw of 30.70 metres.

Chirnside team-mate Kiera McGregor had to settle for silver in the Under 15s Javelin with a distance of 21.32 metres.

Former Scottish sprint champion Stacey Downie rolled back the years to win the senior 400 metres in 55.91 seconds.

The West Linton schoolteacher also claimed silver in the senior 200 metres behind Roisin Harrison with a time of 22.43 seconds.

TLJT flyer Finn Douglas earned two silver medals in his first season as an Under 17s athlete.

The 15-year-old from near Lilliesleaf clocked 11.42 to finish behind Pitreavie's Sean Stewart in the final of the 100 metres.

And the following day he was runner-up behind Edinburgh's Toluwaleyi in the 200 metres with a time of 23.60.

Gala Harrier Ewan Purves was a few metres further back in fourth.

Purves was also fourth in the final of the Under 17s 400 metres behind Fife's Peter Scott.

Berwickshire's Cameron Tindle had to settle for silver in the final of the senior 200 metres behind Krishawn Aiken.

Imogen Lewis from Peebles claimed two silver medals in the Under 17s 300 metres and the 300 metres hurdles.

Several other Borders athletes reached the Grangemouth finals.

Moorfoot Kieran Fulton was fifth in the Under 13s 800 metres, and Gregor Collins of Gala Harriers also crossed the line in fifth in the Under 17s 1500 metres.

Anna Fairclough was fifth for Gala Harriers in the Under 15s Triple Jump, team-mates Ewan Christie was sixth in the Under 15s 800 metres, Isla Paterson sixth in the Under 15s 1500 metres, and Zico Field seventh in the Under 13s 1500 metres.