Castlederg's Sommer Lecky wins 'Overall Sports Star Award'

CASTLEDERG’S Sommer Lecky has been named as the ‘Overall Donegal Sports Star in 2018’ at Friday night’s gala award ceremony in the Mount Errigal Hotel Letterkennny.

At the Donegal Sports Star Awards Sommer, who is a member of Finn Valley Athletics Club, was also awarded the athletics award.

The awards are the latest in a string of successes for the talented young athlete.

Last year Sommer won silver at the World U20 Championships in Finland.

She also competed at the Commonwealth Games in Australia where she finished 10th.

Commenting on her latest honour, a delighted Sommer said she just wants to keep ‘raising the bar’.

"I don't like to put pressure on myself. I just want to keep raising that bar and keep jumping as well as I can jump," Sommer told press on the night.

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