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Morgan Squibb had her best        Kelsey Fuss first home for      highest team position for
run of the season as she          BB in 20th place, Jess Keene    many years with a satisfying
powered through the field to      was 27th, Yasmin Austridge      10th place. Team captain
finish a magnificent second,      30th, Amy Leach 38th,           Marco Arcuri had a fine run
picking up the well deserved      Lottie Weitzel 91st, Joanna     finishing 63rd and Lewis
silver medal. With the rest of    Clowes 135th and great to       Mills continued his great
the team running superbly         have Naomi Kingston back        season in 84th and strong
it was no surprise they won       running for us in 184th.        finishing James Crawley
the team gold ahead of 47         The U15 girls had good          118th, Oscar Hussey 125th
other clubs. Ellie Dolby was a    numbers out and were            and Charlie Davis 177th. Will
fantastic 19th, Maayan Radus      unlucky not to medal but        Pope was there supporting his
a strong 26th, Jess Neal just     their fourth place finish       team mates but the 6k course
behind in a great 30th and        was still very impressive (32   was probably about 5600m
Daniella Harper finishing         complete teams). Sophie         too far for Will these days!
well in 35th. With strength       Hoare was first BB home in a
in numbers we had Niamh           fine 18th place with Yasmin     Girls’ team captain Niamh
Milmo cross the line in 167th,                                    Bridson Hubbard had another
Abbie Leeves 186th, Emily         Marghini in 34th, and Lia       great performance finishing
Davis 215th and Olivia Berry      Radus just behind in 36th.      6th in the high class field of
342nd.                            Kelsi Cornish had a great run   GB and England international
                                  in 45th as did Millie Smith     athletes in the U20 women’s
Rowan Fuss was superb in the      in 60th with Grace Scopes       race. Leah Everson in her
boys’ race also winning the       154th, Stephanie Taylor         first cross country race for
silver just behind the Northern   183rd, Lily Tappenden 195th,    nearly two years finished
champion who hasn’t lost a        Isabelle Bridge 225th, Claudia  78th and just behind in 81st
cross country race all season.    Pickup 247th and Zoe            was Sam Leighton and their
Sam Reardon continued his         Austridge 274th.                collective efforts helped them
great season with a strong        Five U17 boys produced great    to secure a creditable 5th
58th finish as did Thomas         runs that gave them their       team placing.
Penglinton in 93rd. Justin
Strover was a strong 112th                                        Will Fuller, having recently
with Eddie Sellar 127th, Jake                                     represented GB and England
Leng 203rd, Ethan Kitteridge                                      over the country looked
351st and Barnaby Cory                                            impressive in another high
completing the team in 394th.                                     class field and did superbly
The boys 8th place in a field of                                  crossing the line in 6th.
43 teams (over 400 individuals)                                   Richard Webb was 84th and
was a brilliant result.                                           we would have been well
                                                                  up the team table but for
The U17s once again                                               two unfortunate injuries
produced fine performances                                        to Thomas Desborough
that deservedly won them                                          during the race and Bertie
team silver medals. A very                                        Harrington the week before
strong determined run saw                                         the race. However it’s great
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