Gold And Bronze At ISA National Cross Country Championships
12 Princethorpe College runners competed in National ISA Cross Country Championships at Worksop College in Nottinghamshire on Saturday 4 March.
They were on excellent form with five pupils finishing in the top ten and two earning themselves prized positions on the podium.
In the U16 Boys race, Year 11, Ben Smith ran superbly and was first across the line taking a well-deserved Gold Medal, while in the U18 Girls race, Lower Sixth Former, Grace Darcy ran determinedly to finish third claiming herself a Bronze Medal. Year 10, Evie Marston just missed a medal in the U16 Girls race after finishing in fourth place.
All Princethorpe’s pupils put in fantastic performances. In the U18 Boys race, Lower Sixth Former, Guy Dawkins finished 8th, in the U16 Boys race, Year 10, Jesse Esler was 6th while in the U14 Boys race, Year 8, William Smith was 12th, Year 9, Charlie Atkins 15th and, Year 9, Mark Message 223rd. In the U16 Girls, Year 11, Ava Farren was 12th, and, Year 11, Kate Pomerleau 13th while in the U14 Girls race, Year 8, Rosa Davis was 22nd and, Year 8, Anabel Davis 30th.
Head of Outdoor Education, and PE Teacher, Will Bower, said, "It was good to see the College so well represented at the ISA National Championships. Well done to all of our competitors, we saw some excellent personal performances in tough races. I am delighted with the results.”