Horwich Junior XC, Astley Park, Chorley

Horwich Junior XC, Astley Park, Chorley

Horwich Juniors continue their wining steak by taking 3 team First places in the Second round of the Red Rose XC series.

The U11 Boys team managed another 1st Place in this competitive XC series. Leading the team in was Matthew Flatters in 3rd , closely followed by Fell Champion Cian Healy. Toby Middleton was the 3rd counter just in front of Matthew Mair making it 4 runners in the top 8. New member Finley Ried strong in 15th with Isaac Keating best run yet in 17th. Lucas Milliken took 21st and Joe Jacksons outstanding run making 23rd. Callum Mosley having a strong performance in 56th of the 10 runners who have certainly made this the best ever U11’s team. The teams points for the first 3 was 13, second place Leigh only managed 42!

Without being outdone the U11 Girls also showed the boys they could do just as good. Ella Pendlebury taking the lead from the front made the race look easy with her second win of the Series.

Strong finish from Chloe Russle in 8th and Freya Whittle in 17th gave the Girls 1st Team Place Again. Ever Improving Lydia Johnson in 25th, Pip Nuttall 37th, close finishing from Jess Glendenning 58th and Olivia Baker 59th. Milly Lever 66th, Caitlin Nuttall 79th, Ellie Green 83rd, Skye Nicholson 91st and Lucy Seddon 98th

Still not content with that the U13 Boys thought they would add another Team 1St with outstanding runs from Lewis Wilkes 4th and Thomas Massey in 5th. Next counter Luke Brindle managed 14th to seal the victory. Robert Seddon was in 16th closely followed by Kieran Kinealy in 20th. Jacob Glendenning with his best race of the season in 2nd place.

Our U13 Gils had Livia Sutcliffe who managed 51st in her race.

The U15 Boys solo runner Robert Gibson keeps improving and climbed up to 16th bettering his 30th position last time out.

In the U15 Girls Horwich had Harrier Foley again making great progress in 16th better her last time out and Ellie Baker in 22nd.

Solo U17 boys Nathan Townsend managing a testing 5th coming back from Injury.