Derek reports: Seventeen of our juniors put themselves in contention for a place at the English Schools XC Championships by qualifying for the Anglian event at Northampton yesterday. The weather was kind to us. No rain and very little wind.
Noah Scott-Donkin was our best places finisher with a fine 3rd place and bronze medal for the second year despite moving into a higher age category.
Ollie Loveday (8th Junior Boy) and Esme Lydon (11th Minor Girl) led home the County teams in their respective races.
Minor Girls 11th Esme Lydon 9:50
Junior Boys 8th Oliver Loveday 14:25, 17th Oli Albone 15:01, 21st Frankie Benstead 15:06, 27th Leo Howard 15:19, 53rd Nathaniel Clifford 15:58
Junior Girls 44th Becca Smith 15:13, 54th Matilda Marshall 15:26, 65th Freya Harris 16:27
Inter Boys 3rd Noah Scott-Donkin 19:01, 53rd Aaron Hawkins 21:58
Inter Girls 25th Lola Fletcher 15:43
Senior Boys 23rd Aedan Lydon 24:29, 24th Joseph Reindel 24:40, 42nd Lewis Wiles 26:12
Unfortunately Tom and Dom were unwell.
Well done to all. We await confirmation of English Schools selection.