Orienteering successfor schoolpupils
There was success for a number of north-east pupils at the Scottish schools orienteering festival at Pollock Park on Friday.
Sam Griffin (Aberdeen Grammar) won the S2 boys’ course while Matthew Gooch (Banchory Academy) won the S3 division and Alistair Chapman (Banchory Academy) won the S5-6 course.
There was also north-east success in the team competitions with wins for Banchory school in the P5-6 boys’ race ( Yan Newey, Owen Campbell, Bea Richmond) and S5-6 boys’ race (Alistair Chapman, Luke Graham, John Getliff ). Grammar came away with silver medals in the S2 boys’ competition (Sam Griffin, Patrick Lang, Rory Halliday) with Aboyne Academy third (Joel Gooch, Ewan Musgrave, Douglas Stewart).