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off leg saw Jess Neal finish     Two solid teams ran in the     Swatton for another gutsy
4th (6th fastest leg of the      U15 girls race and Millie      run improving on last year
day) handing over to Morgan      Smith got the A team off to    performance by nearly half a
Squibb who worked hard           a good start in 20th, Grace    minute.
on her leg and gained one        Scopes picked up 5 places
position handing over in         handing over to Yasmine        We are lucky enough this
3rd. Ellie Dolby took up the     Marghini in 15th. Yasmine      year to have secured some
challenge on the final leg and                                  special prizes and therefore
despite gaining one place and    clawed a few places back       the team managers will select
running the 5th fastest leg,     to finish in a great 11th      monthly awards (for months
the team had to settle for a     place. The B team of Lily      October, November, January
fantastic silver. The B team of  Tappenden, Madalina Samoila    and February). The criteria
Ella Smith on 1, Abbie Leeves    back from injury and Issy      for these awards are either a
on 2 and Niamh Milmo on          Bridge collectively finished   special single performance or
the final leg combined well      32nd in the most competitive   for a consistently high level of
to finish 38th team. Showing     age group.                     performance throughout the
our strength in depth Olivia     The U15 boys also had two      month.
Berry led the in complete C      complete teams and the A
team off on leg 1.               team of Joseph Georgiadis,     October’s special monthly
                                 Callum Myatt and Coleman       award goes to Ellie Dolby
BBHAC U13 boys won the           Corry finished well in 29th    for her consistently high
National title last year and     place and the B team of        performances in all league
our current boys, mostly         Cameron Swatton, Charlie       and Championships races
first years, did well to finish  Andrews and Billy Keen         and to Sam Reardon also
21st and 60th in the team        finished 63rd.                 for his consistently high
competition but are looking      This week’s girls’ team        performances in all league
strong for next year in the      manager’s awards goes to       and Championships races.
same age group. Sam Reardon      Yasmin Austridge for her       Well done to both Ellie and
led the team off in superb       strong run on the opening leg  Sam.
form (running the 10th fastest   and the boys’ team manager’s
time of the day) handing         award goes to Cameron          To keep up to date, the
over to Thomas Penlington                                       girls’ manager’s award for
who ran well passing to Alex                                    Tonbridge, Kent League race
Sibley, running in his first                                    went to Grace Scopes for her
National, on the last leg.                                      great run and for Stanhill,
The ever improving Ethan                                        Kent League race went to
Kitteridge had a strong                                         Morgan Squibb (fifth in the
run leading the B team off,                                     U13 race) who improved by
passing to National debutant                                    an average of 20 seconds
Nicholas Paddington, who                                        against all the other athletes
handed over to Barnaby                                          in the top 6 when compared
Corry bringing the team                                         with the first fixture.
                                                                                    Paul Austridge
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