Oxford Mail Cross Country League Match 3

Team Kennet athletes look like securing several medals in the Oxford Mail Cross Country League as they produced some outstanding individual results in round 3 at Horspath in Oxford on Sunday.

The under 13 girls  again stole the highlight for the club as they finished 2nd team on the day to keep them second in the league table. 10 girls from the club lined up at the start; first home was Lucy Wells in 5th place with Anna Pettit, who is now individual leader, just behind in 7th place and with Lucy Draper 12th. The B team were led by Rebecca Thomson 14th and Georgina Thomson just a whisker behind in 16th and Phoebe Hoaen 27th saw them home in 6th place while the C team of Daisy Tolhurst 31st, Pippa Thomas 32nd and Tilly Pullar 33rd were 10th team with Lily D-Arcy-Masters in 45th.

In the the under 15 boys race James McLaughlin made sure he will get in the medals at the end of the season finishing 2nd on the day, his result keeps him in 2nd overall well clear of his nearest rival. Josh Livingstone was next home in 17th, with Bradley Thomas 19th and Ryan Cannons 21st putting the team in 5th place on the day. The Girls saw Holly Donohoe finish 9th in the race and a close battle for the next two TK girls saw Izzy hole 18th and Rosa Lawrence 19th with Iffy Dollar 25th and the team finishing in 7th place.

The Senior women although down in 6th place overall in Division 1, have individual places to chase on the Day. Helen Preedy was the clubs first runner home in 22nd, with Rachel Bladon 35th lying 5th overall in vet 45, but winning the vet 45 age group is Sue Francis who came home in 41st. The Senior Men saw a smaller turnout than usual, but a good performance from Callum O’Neill before returning back to University in 21st place (2nd u20) was followed by Veteran Lee Tolhurst 39th then a big gap to Dean Makar 101st, Gavin McLaughlin 122nd, Chris Hall 158th, Chris Thomson 230th, Emiliano Espinar 249th, Simon Hockaday 281st. The under 13 boys saw Toby Thomas first home in 19th place with Jack Cannons not far behind in 22nd and Cameron  Langley 24th for 5th place team and Joshua Sells 38th

The under 11 came out in force as they have done all season. Annalise Gale came home in 9th in the girls section, followed by Abigail Horton 17th, Brooke Asser 25th, Annabel Gibson 32nd, Lucy Dollar 35th, Emily Tucker 41st, Molly Leach 43rd, Aimee Dickson 46th, Lucia Allen 50th and in the boys it was Kian Hockaday 11th that led the way with Sammy Campbell 12th, Harry Davis 14th, Finlay Davis 23rd, Digby Riggall 24th, James Leach 25th, Matthew Jones 28th, Toby Clark 32nd, Edward Hall 35th and Thomas Hall 41st. In the u9 section Ava Elverson came home in 7th with Zoe Allen 10th and Catherine Jones 13th in the girls. The boys saw Samuel Horton 13th, Joseph Hoaen 18th, Kian D-Arcy-Masters 19th and Thomas Sporton 21st