Cross Country – October 2017

//Cross Country – October 2017

Cross Country – October 2017

Round 3 of the schools X-country league took place on Tuesday at Christ College.

With team captain Riley Mcloughlin injured Chloe Jones and Hannah Marshall led the junior girls home in 11th and 17th place respectively with Geneva Ratty , Kaylee McIlroy and Jasmin Bush doing their bit they finish 5th team overall meaning on aggregate match scores the girls lie 4th team with one fixture to go.

The junior boys turned out on mass with 13 runners. Team captain Isaac Pierce stormed home in 18th placed and was closely followed by Charlie Harries, Patrick Deveney Billinge and Daniel Gilbert  all finishing In the top 30. With Tristian Dillon in 31st slot the junior boys team result was impressive and the team lie 4th in the overall standings.

Nyle Slade, Daniel Philpott, were close behind Triston and  inside the top 40 so with Dyffed Waghorn, ,Thomas Gilbert, Oliver Pitt , Harry Price, Connor Carter and Leon Laidlaw  running well the B team overall score meant they finished just two places behind the A team.

As a foot note One member of the B team who shall remain nameless for the purposes of this report certainly won the “I can eat the most Jaffa cakes in a not so discreet way ” from the team goodie bag; 11 in one go, oh well at least he is in training for something !

The Senior Girls once again triumphed, this their third win on the trot beating the Crickhowell and Christ College senior girls teams by the narrowest of margins ( 2 and 7 points respectively) . Glesni Powell again led her team home in close order finishing  6th with Beth Nelson in 7th Jaya Sebburn in 8th , Jade Newton Perry in 10th and Amy Marshal in 16th , Well done girls just one match to go, more of the same should see you clinch the title this year.

Lone year Senior boy Harvey Parsons ran well and uses these XC fixtures as part of his winter training regime for  his pole vault and high jump events;  against some really fast National and county runners, Harvey held his own to cross the line in 26th place.

Well done all

The last fixture and presentations of medals and trophies takes place in Gwernyfed on Thursday  8th November at the slightly earlier time (due to day light saving )  of 3.30pm.

By | 2017-10-23T10:02:37+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Sports Report|

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