Williams lead the way for the young Harriers
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SILVER PRIZE: The Chiltern Harriers U13 boys – Nathan Hackley, Tom Hunter, Angus Williams and Alex Aldred ANGUS Williams was the star of the show for Chiltern Harriers at the South of England Road Relay Championships in Aldershot on Saturday.
Williams bagged the fastest lap prize to help the U13 boys win silver, taking on the first lap and sprinting away from his opposition from the off, coming home in the lead in a time of 10.31 on the 3km course.
He was backed up by Nathan Hackley (11.06), Alex Aldred (11.07) and Tom Hunter (10.54) to record an overall time of 43.38, just eight seconds behind the winners.
The B team, meanwhile, finished 17th out of 34, thanks to the efforts of Thomas Job (11.12), Matt Clifford (12.00), Zach Rahaman (12.02) and Seb Porter (12.08).
Orla Williams ran strongly on first leg to record 11.54 for the U13 girls, and with Millie Hughes running 12.43 and Olivia Cameron 11.58, they finished a creditable 20th out of 56. Jinaan Lockwood (13.05) and Jess Pullen (14.22) ran in an incomplete B team.
Both male and female U15 teams found the going tough. The girls A team were 31st – Robyn Watkins (12.15), Soraya Lockwood (12.14), and Beth Welham (12.34) – and the B team 53rd – Emily Alderson (12.48), Sandie Pohlman (13.07) and Amber Restall (13.54).
The boys A team, mostly first years, were 33rd – Cameron Reid (10.22), Tommy Davies (10.46), Oliver Jackson (11.22), and Edward Watson (11.42), while the incomplete B team featured a 12.47 from Kristian Everiss and an 11.58 from Ben Howell.
The U17 men and women both had two full teams out, and from 43 complete teams, the women were 13th – Scarlett Wager-Leigh (11.16), Emily Bannister (11.28) and Rachel Padwick (11.51), while the Bs were 32nd – Orla Fawcett (11.47), Maddy Lacey (12.14) and Mimi Houlihan-Burne (13.04). Jess Orr ran 12.58 in an incomplete C team.
The U17 A team men were led off on the longer 3.8k course by Will Perkin, who ran 12.41, backed up by solid runs from Richard Slade (13.32), Sam Howell (13.11) and David Thomas (13.51) for 15th from 28 teams. The B team of Angus Denison-Smith (13.44), Will Brown (13.55), George Brown (13.27) and Seb Mills (14.27) came in 22nd.
The senior women were last up, with Bex Nkoane (14.41), Hannah Morton (15.35), Kirstie Elliot (15.55) and Hannah Wardley (17.12) clinching 42nd place from 71 teams.