Team Kennet’s cross country section were in action on the first weekend of the new year at Horspath in Oxford in the third round of the Oxford Cross Country League, Kirsten Fraser took the best result for the club in the under 13 girls that almost now secures her for a top 3 finish overall, her result also kept the girls in 3rd place in the team standings, Alanna Smith made a welcome return after a serious ankle injury in 19th, with Eve Brown just behind 20th and Maddi Baker 23rd
Nathan Gillis made a rare outing for the club in the Senior mens race, running an excerlent race to come home in 4th place, Bart kuijten was next home in 86th next best scorer.
Oliver Tozer continued his great season to also finish in 3rd place in the under 11 boys putting him 3rd overall in the standings, Ivan Chekmazov came 9th, while in the under 11 girls Zoe Allen pipped on the line for 4th place keeping her 3rd overall in the standings, with Imogen Newby next home in 9th.
Noah Kemp got the better of team mate Toby Clark for the first time this season, finishing 6 and 8th, with Kian Darcy-Masters coming 32nd kept the under 13 boys in 3rd place in the team standings.
in the younger under 9 section Amber Stiles finished 5th, Anna Hall 6th and Loiuse Colby 8th in the girls while Harry Strutt was 9th in the boys
Rebecca Thomson came 7th in the under 15 girls race with Annelise Gale 9th and Emily Tucker 19th.
Luke wild came in 27th in the under 15 boys race.
Emma Davies 27, Leilah Gaye 29, Lelia Gale 45
Ethan Kuijten 13, Elliot Murphy 15, Jacob Avery 23, Bertram Pilkington 50
Vincent Page 212, Andy Waters 225, Bradley Thomas 227, Mitch Poustie 235, Kim Darcy-Masters 261, Simon Gale 274, Richard Kearn 302, Colin Price 313
Sue Francis 35