MANCHESTER AREA XC LEAGUE (2) YOUNG ATHLETES
JACK SPARK was the club’s star with his 2nd win in the U13 boy’s event and, with JOSH COLQUHOUN-LYNN and OSCAR SCHOFIELD, again won the team race. We also won the B team competition with GEORGE NOBLE, MATTHEW GARDNER & JACK BATTEN.
SARA CLOUGH had a fantastic run to finish 2nd in the U13 girl’s race. JASMINE REED can be well pleased with 5th after a lengthy lay-off due to injury and with AVA CLOUGH having a great run in 6th place, we had a comfortable team win, beating Northern Relay Champions Stockport Harriers. We also won the B team competition. Well done to CARMEN SAFRANAUSKAS, ANNABELLE BYGRAVE, HOLLY NEWTON and IZZY APPLEBY.
Out U15 girl’s team had a great day. Led home by LAURE KIDIKULE in 4th place, we finished in both 1st and 2nd team placings. Well done to AVA TAYLOR, OLIVIA NOLAN, JASMINE STOCKTON, AKIRA EDGSON and LIBBY HILL. In the U15 boy’s race, we finished 3rd team and 2nd in both B and C competitions. Well done to WILL STANWAY, JOTHAM BENABENI, LUKE CHINOY, ROBBIE RIGBY, WILL PARKER, BEN DARGAN, ARCHIE Mc CARRON and HARRY EDMUNDSON.
It was particularly encouraging that 20 members of the Primary section represented the club in the U11 races. In the girl’s race, EVA KARALIUS had a great race to finish 3rd and, with CHARLOTTE BISCHOF and IMOGEN HILL, finished 2nd team only one point behind Stockport Harriers. We did have the satisfaction of winning both the B and C team categories. Well done to LILY OLDALE, BETH TITTENSOR, LIZ SINCLAIR, ISOBEL HALL, AVA BYGRAVE, STEFFI BERNDT de La O, LALI BROWN, EMILIA SOUTHWARD and ANNABELLE AYGYROPOULUS.
In the U11 boy’s race, we showed tremendous strength in depth to finish six runners in the first fifteen in a field of 77 runners representing seventeen clubs. We finished third A team and first in both B and C team competitions. Well done to BEN KEELEY, TOM HOBSON, FINLAY GOODARD, LIAM O’BRIEN, JAMES O’BRIEN, JOE SPARK, GEORGE DAVIS, MATTY CULLEN-BROWN and NOAH GRANDAGE
In the U17 age group well done to GEORGE SAFRANAUSKAS, ALEX ARMSTRONG-BOND and LAURA HOLE.
Posted 13/11/2018 13:32