Norfolk youngsters pipped by Suffolk at Anglian Schools Cross Country Championships

Suffolk pipped Norfolk in the Anglian Schools Cross Country Championships in Northamptonshire.

The undemanding Corby courses enabled Norfolk's best to flourish. The under-17 girls easily won the 3.3km team race, led by Nastassja Potgeiter in third with Catherine Lee seventh and Mabel Becket eighth.

Iona Lake took a superb second in the senior girls' race, with Esme Salmon third and Juliet Broster fourth.

The under-15 girls finished second thanks to Ellie Drake's sixth, while City of Norwich runner Megan Soanes finished second – for Suffolk.

Luke Spear won the under-13 boys, while Ashley Waterson took third in the under-15 boys' 5km.


You may also want to watch:


Sean Watson was third in the under-17 boys' 6km race, with Scott Greeves 12th; Tom Gosling was 17th in the senior boys' race.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter