MCCL (5) Woodbank Park XC (Young athletes)
The final match at Woodbank Park brought to an end another highly successful league season for the club’s young athletes. Pride of place goes to the U13 girls who defended their league title by winning all five matches. ISABELLE BURKE was crowned individual league champion after finishing one second ahead of team mate TAYLOR EDWARDS who was runner up. In this match, they teamed up with GEORGIA HEATH to place three scoring runners in the first five places. We also finished first B and first C teams. Well done to CHARLOTTE LORD, AKIRA EDGSON, ISABEL KEY, OLIVIA BROWN, LIBBY HILL and OLIVIA NOLAN.
The U11 girls also defended their league title. In this match, they finished 2nd plus first B & C team due to fine performances from SARA CLOUGH, ANNABELLE BYGRAVE, IRIS Mc CARRON, AVA CLOUGH, GRETA BROOKS, SHONA WILKINSON, ELLIE GILDART, GRACE EDMUNDSON and OLIVIA BUCHAN.
Northern bronze medallist LARA CRAWFORD finished second in the U15 girl’s race and runner up in the overall championship. In this race she teamed up with ANOUSKA BROOKS and LAURA HOLE to finish second team and overall runners-up. MIA GIBBONS, AMELIA Mc CORMACK and GRACE WALKER finished first B team.
Congratulations to ALEX JAMES who won the overall league title in the U13 boys. In this match Alex finished second and teamed up with JAMES KELLY and ARCHIE Mc CARRON to finish in second team slot. We also finished first B and first C teams due to fine runs from ZAC GAILLEMIN, CHARLIE TITTENSOR, GEORGE KATTAH, MATTHEW HUTCHINSON, WILL PARKER and TOM BOYD.
Our U11 boys came close to defending the league title but in the end had to settle for runners up slot whilst JACK SPARK finished in silver medal position in the individual league championship. In this match Jack finished third and we finished second A and first B team. Well done to TORIN LINDSAY, JACK BATTEN, GEORGE NOBLE, ED LORD and newcomers HARRIS PATERSON and FREDDIE MEREDITH who had excellent club debuts.
The county schools championships were on February 4th with excellent results from club members with thirty-two top ten finishers among the various age-groups. County titles were won by JACK SPARK and ISABELLE BURKE whilst KATIE STRINGER, LARA CRAWFORD, JESS SPILSBURY, JAKE SPILSBURY, AINE GIBBONS and FRANCESCA BRINT finished runners up and NIAMH BOYD, ANOUSKA BROOKS, SARA CLOUGH and TORIN LINDSAY finished in bronze medal position.
The photos are courtesy of our resident photographer Dave Greenwood Click here for link.
Posted 13/02/2017 14:55