Small claims Kent crown by a whisker
ST AUGUSTINE’S RUNNER PIPS NEAREST RIVAL BY JUST ONE SECOND
Louis Small was the highest finishing Canterbury and St Augustine’s district pupil when he won the junior boys’ category of the Kent Schools’ Cross-country Championships by the narrowest of margins.
Small completed the course around Duke of York’s School in Dover in 14 minutes 17 seconds on Saturday, which was just one second ahead of the runner-up.
Jamie Keir finished ninth in a time of 14.57 while Jack Small was 23rd in 15.33.
Jennifer Swandale came second in the junior girls’ category after posting a time of 12.16. She was 15 seconds behind the race winner.
There was a 13th-place finish for Darcey Hobbs who finished in 13.3 while Abigail Hope was 18th after completing the race in 13.11.
In the intermediate girls’ category, Alexandra Millard was fourth after posting Runners, including St Augustine’s trio Isaac Waters (No.52), Kado Bateman (No.39) Tom Emery (No.42) get under way in the Year 7 boys’ race a time of 15.26. Matthew category, Eliza Mills (10.53) Stonier achieved fifth place and Beatrix Biagini (10.55) in the intermediate boys’ finished the race 10th and section after he completed 11th respectively. the race in 20.32. Sam Reef Page was narrowly Newson was 15th after beaten to the year 7 boys’ posting a time of 21.43. title after crossing the
In the year 7 fnish line in 10.57. He girls’ finished second and was only six seconds off the winner.
There was a seventh place finish for Isaac Waters who came home in 11.38.
Canterbury 10 road race report, pages 42-43.
Reef Page, No.48, took second place for Canterbury & St Augustine’s in the Year 7 boys’ race