ATH­LET­ICS: SUL­LI­VAN STEPS UP TO LAND KENT CROSS-COUN­TRY UN­DER-15 GIRLS’ TI­TLE

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - - Sport Strats Here Sport -

Teigan Sul­li­van be­came a county cham­pion on Satur­day when she won the un­der15 girls’ race in the Kent Cross-coun­try Cham­pi­onships at Brands Hatch.

The In­victa East Kent young­ster – last year’s un­der-13 win­ner – com­pleted the 4,400m course in in 17min­utes 8sec­onds, to fin­ish nine sec­onds clear of Han­nah Clark, of Black­heath & Brom­ley.

In­victa claimed a team sil­ver with Abi­gail Hope (13th in 18.42) and Is­abelle Hard­ing (20th in 19.21) com­plet­ing the line-up.

Char­lie Bris­ley won sil­ver over 6,100m in the un­der-17 boys’ cat­e­gory, clock­ing 19.51 to fin­ish six sec­onds be­hind cham­pion, Oliver Bright, of Black­heath & Brom­ley.

Matthew Stonier (20.03) just missed out on an in­di­vid­ual medal, cross­ing the line in fourth, but had the con­so­la­tion of a team sil­ver, along­side Bris­ley, Cameron Macrae (sev­enth in 20.19) and Os­car Par­rick (18th in 22.26). Non-scorer Matthew Boucher was 40th in 27.11.

Imo­gen Amos was just squeezed off the ros­trum in the un­der-17 girls’ race, also run over 6,100m, as she ran 24.44 for fourth. Louise Flynn was 13th in 27.10.

Thomas Hut­ton achieved a top 10 fin­ish in the un­der-15 boys’ race (4,400m), run­ning 15.34 and club-mate Jamie Keir was three places fur­ther back, in 15.54.

The un­der-13s boys fin­ished fourth in the team event, led by Thomas Wa­ters (14th in 11.55 over 3,050m).

Joseph Crow­ley was 17th (12.00), Adam Whit­lock 18th (12.05) and Oliver Hard­ing 31st (12.34) to com­plete the scor­ing. Kado Bate­man was 49th (13.27) and James Gill 66th (16.08).

El­iza Mills (14.15) was 38th in the un­der-13 girls (3.050m), with Han­nah Bradley (27th in 35.32) and Gabija Ra­siuke­vi­ciute (41st in 37.19) fly­ing the flag for the se­nior women (8,350m).

Roseanna Tem­ple (25.48) was 12th in the un­der-20 women’s race (6,100m).

Mar­cus Etheridge (21.43) and Joseph Grif­fith (22.33) were 21st and 27th re­spec­tively in the un­der-20 men’s sec­tion (6,100m) and in the se­nior race, over 12,000m, Adam Mckenna was 74th (45.29), vet-45 Gavin Whit­lock 105th (47.57) and vet-50 Michael Gal­lyer-bar­nett 157th (52.53).

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