English Schools Cross Country Championships, Donnington Park

Saturday 15 March 2014

A significant number of HHS athletes represented South Yorks and Derbyshire schools at the English Schools cross country championships.

The highlight of the day was Tilly Simpson’s excellent run in the junior girls race. Tilly finished in10:25, just 10 seconds behind the leader. Saskia Huxham (SYorks) was 277th in 12:12.

In the junior boys race, Billy Hinchliff was 325th in 17:28.

Mary McCarthy led home the intermediate girls team in 116th in 14:28 with Rebecca Dancer 161st in 14:47, Lily Fletcher 176th in 14:54, Imani Wilson 196th in 15:03, Caitlin Tevendale 228th in 15:14 and Charlotte Trueman-Marsden 287th in 15:47.

Cameron Bell was 50th in the the intermediate boys race in 20:30 with Jacob Shaw 153rd in 21:26.

Charlotte Slack came home in 64th in 16:53 in the senior girls race with Ellie Crownshaw 140th in 17:53.

Connor Milnes ran very well to finish 61st in 25:27 in the senior boys race having come out of the pen last. Sam Peters was 189th in 27:17 with Josh Walton 216th in 27:40 and Ewan South 247th in 28:15.