PEEBLES reached the top of the podium yet again as the school's athletes produced record-breaking performances.

More than a dozen track and field records were smashed at Tweedbank during this year's Scottish Borders Schools Athletics Championships.

Peebles High, who have been setting the pace for the past few years, were pushed all the way tot he finishing line by Earlston High and Galashiels Academy.

Amongst the many eye-catching performances throughout the day was a double victory for Ethan Elder.

The Peebles High third-year pupil broke the previous S3 400 metres record as he clocked a winning time of 53.04 seconds.

And he went on to taste further success with victory in the S3 800 metres in another impressive time of 2.08.56.

Fellow Peebles pupil Hannah Little was also in record-breaking form as she crossed the line in 2.24.12 to comfortably win the S2 800 metres.

Cardrona's Ellie O'Hara brought another record back to Peebles High by winning the S3 High Jump with a height of 1.61 metres.

Ellie also triumphed in the long jump with a best distance of 4.90 metres.

First year Peebles pupil Robbie Mackay also set a new record in the S1 Javelin with a best throw of 31.73 metres.

Robbie also won the S1 shot putt with a distance of 9.41 metres.

Peebles High pupils also broke three 4x100 metres relay records - the S2 Girls with a time of 51.64, the Senior Girls with 50.78, and the S3 Boys with a time of 47.09.

But it wasn't just Peebles who were in record-breaking moods.

Earlston High's Laura Munro held off the challenge from Bryony Patterson to win the Senior 100 metres in a record time of 12.48 seconds.

And Selkirk High's Zoe Pflug broke the Senior 1500 metres tape in a new best time of 5.03.00.

There was a further record for Berwickshire High's Kiera Waddell in the Senior Javelin with a throw of 38.78 metres.

Following the exciting day's action Peebles High had cumulated a total of 587 points to retain their title.

Earlston High finished second on 530 points, ahead of Galashiels Academy in third with 489 points and Kelso High in fourth on 375.

Peebles also won the Relay trophy with 67 points from Earlston on 59 and Galashiels with 43 points.