Druridge Bay NEHL XC. Juniors Team Report

Thanks to Ken, Jan & Claire for the report: The 2nd Harrier League race of the season took place on Sunday at the picturesque Druridge Bay it was drizzling and cold. We had 31 hardy juniors turning out (Thanks to Tom Hanson for bringing the tent much appreciated).

The first race was the U/11s sadly we had no boys running but we certainly made up for it in the girls. U/11 Girls 1st Poppy Wilde 5.54, 10th Erin Blight 6.39, 11th Louisa Hamilton 6.40, 22nd Evie Reed 7.00, 23rd Zoe Fielding 7.05, 33rd Jessica Robinson 7.31, 35th Hannah Waterhouse 7.37, 42nd Lola Wood 7.51, 45 Keira Bairstow 8.04. U/13 Boys 4th Jake Robinson 13.41, 11th Charles Mason 14.12, 29th Adam Robinson 15.08, 53rd Bailey Shore 16.05 4th Team. U/13 Girls 11th Sophie Henderson 15.30,22nd Caitlin Flanagan 14.14(fast pack) 40th Lucy Milburn 15.04(fast pack)66th Jayden Morton 20.53. 7th Team. U/15 Boys 48th Connor Shore 15.02. U/15 Girls 38th Aimee Bairstow 15.48, 44th Emily Allison 14.23(fast pack) 45th Charley Lee 14.24(fast pack) 52nd Grace Ogilvie 17.05. 63rd Maelona Redhead 19.53, 64th Elaine Hutton 19.55. 12th Team. U/17 Boys 23rd Jamie Styles 18.17, 25th Chris Mason 19.22 both running from the fast pack. U/17/20 Girls 2nd Suzannah Fielding 20.29, 6th Hannah Tumia 19.47(medium pack)17th Kerry-Anne Simpson 22.17, 29th Marissa O’Rourke 25.52. 2nd Team. Next NEHL is on the 27th October at Gosforth Park this is a new venue, it’s local so we would like to see as many juniors turning out for this race .Remember you have to do at least 3 races to be in with a chance of an award at the club championships. More photos are on the continue reading icon:

SENIOR WOMENS RACE: A great result collectively by good packing & placement resulted in a first team spot in Division two. Well done to Sara, Amy Heptinstall Amy Fuller, Hannah, Robyn, Cath, Vicki, Lalage, Kim, Charlotte, Arabella, Gill, Melissa, Michelle and Harry Matthews. Elswick ladies also placed a second counting team, finishing in 8th place. THE SENIOR MENS RACE: The gents finished 7th team in Division 2: Joe Higgins was first home. Athletes, Scott, Mark, John, Dave, Martin, Daniel, Steve, Andy, Jim, Lee and Dean competed well to consolidate a good mid-table standing. Well done. More photos by clicking the continue reading icon. The next XC is Saturday 27th October at Gosforth Park.

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