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Athletics Report                13

farm run. Two more boys           the U17 men’s race and got       Match 3. Sparrows Den
who have raised their game        involved in the action from      7th November
were Callum Myatt 14th and        the gun mixing it up with the
Charlie Andrews 15th both         leading pack. His efforts were   Horizontal rain and high
having superb runs. Great         rewarded with a fantastic 5th    winds did little to deter the
Blackheath packing then           place finished in a competitive  young athletes of Kent as
saw four cross the line one       age group. Likewise Lewis        Blackheath and Bromley
after the other with Robert       Mills 9th place finish was a     hosted the 3rd fixture in the
Suckling 17th, Keir Lundy         great run and a significant      Kent league cross country
18th, Ben Gardiner 19th                                            series.
and Cameron Swatton 20th.         improvement on the last
Coleman Corry was showing         fixture. James Crawley,          Sparrows Den was the venue
signs of fatigue after his great  despite having a “work do”       and the tough course with
previous weekend efforts          the previous evening had a       fields, muddy woods and
in the South of England           good run in 20th as did fast     challenging hills wasn’t made
relays and the club 5 mile        finishing Frankie Scrivener      any easier by the weather!
championships as he finished      26th, Oscar Hussey 27th and
25th and Lewis Warren             Harry Keene 37th. The team       Down to the action and the
crossed the line in 36th and      finished third on the day.       U13 girls couldn’t have given
Seb Large smiled his way          Charlie Davis started well but   us a better start with a clean
around the course in 51st.        had to pull out three quarters   sweep, 1, 2, 3. Ellie Dolby
                                  of the way around the course     made in three wins in three,
The U17 girls were once           but it was a great afternoon     Morgan Squibb finished
again dominant in the             for his mum to get out and       strongly for her best ever
team competition with             enjoy the lovely fresh air!      Kent league result in 2nd and
tight packing high up the                                          Jess Neal put in another great
field with Jess Keene 3rd,        This weeks team managers         run finishing 3rd. Rosanna
Kelsey Fuss 4th, Yasmin           award goes to Charlie            Allan, in her first outing for
Austridge 5th, Amy Leach          Andrews for his gutsy run        the club this winter, was a
6th, Georgina Taylor 10th         in the U15 boys race and         strong 7th, Daniella Harper
and Chloe Kibblewhite             improving his best ever Kent     with another great run was
15th. Joanna Clowes had a         league finish by 19 places.      14th and Niamh Milmo
difficult afternoon but made                                       20th. Great strength in depth
the right decision to pull out                                     saw Ella Smith 21st, Abbie
mid way through the race due                                       Leeves 26th, Emily Davis
to breathing difficulties, Jo                                      28th and making her BBHAC
can now look forward and                                           debut Heidi Forsyth 32nd,
prepare for the next race.                                         Olivia Berry was 34th and
With two races remaining                                           Daisy Bates 50th. With one
the girls are looking good to                                      match to go the U13 girls are
retain Kent team title.                                            looking likely to retain their
                                                                   Kent title.
Marco Arcuri, the boys team
captain lead the BB charge in                                      Rowan Fuss comfortably
                                                                   led the U13 boys home as
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