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match. Best of the U13 girls was in-form Emily Alder­son in ninth, while the U13 boys were miss­ing two usual scor­ers but still man­aged a team win and have a strong lead with one match left. Ben Smith came sec­ond and An­gus Wil­liams fourth, while Alex Al­dred (12th) and Ben How­ell (13th) com­pleted the scor­ers.

A scin­til­lat­ing per­for­mance from the U15 girls saw Sophie Mor­ton win with Emily Ban­nis­ter (third), Scar­lett Wa­ger-Leigh (fifth) and Emma Kaye (eighth) for a Chiltern vic­tory and a clear sec­ond place go­ing into the fi­nal match, while the U15 boys came third, with in-form Harry Ket­tle fourth, Will Brown 10th and George Brown 11th.

Chiltern’s ju­nior women were out in force, with Han­nah Mor­ton (sec­ond) and Han­nah Thear (10th) help­ing se­cure third place while the U17 men came sec­ond on the day and are third in the ta­ble, after good ef­forts from Will Perkin in sec­ond, Jonty WagerLeigh, in fourth, and Richard Slade, in 11th.

The se­nior women had their best match of the cam­paign with third cour­tesy of Sian Thomas (eighth), San­dra Reynolds (13th), Bex Nkoane (16th) and Ali Young (17th), while the vets’ team of Thomas, Nkoane, Young and Kirstie El­liott won their event and are sec­ond in the league.

The se­nior men were well down on turnout, with Ed­die O’Gor­man, in 12th, the high­light, although he, Nick Hughes, James Rep­per and David Breni­gan won the vets race and look set to re­peat last year’s league ti­tle.

The club are third go­ing into the fi­nal match of the sea­son at Tear Drop Lakes in Mil­ton Keynes on Fe­bru­ary 7.

TAK­ING FLIGHT: The U11 girls race at the Chiltern Cross Coun­try League meet­ing

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