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EXETER HARRIERS CLAIM PERSONAL, CLUB AND COUNTY MEDALS AT SOUTH WEST CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPS

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Thirty Three Exeter Harriers competed at the South West Cross Country Championships, at Aldon Hill Yeovil on Sunday 7th January, with some athletes also representing Devon County.

In the U13 Girls race Scarlett Livingstone came 6th, Jess Courtney 8th, Katie Harries 12th with both Scarlett and Jess part of the Devon winning team. The Under 13 Boys won the Club Gold, Charlie Hague winning personal Bronze, Oliver Capps 4th, Sam Mills 6th and Billy Turl 33rd. Charlie, Oliver and Sam were also part of the Devon winning team.

Competing in the U15 Girls were; Phoebe Clark 5th, Caitlin Smith 12th, Jasmine Stone 21st, Nicole Dunn 22nd, Katie Marriott 35th and Samidi Nanayakkara 52nd. The first 4 home won Club Silver and the same 4, Phoebe, Caitlin, Jasmine and Nicole took Bronze for Devon. The U15 Boys won Club Bronze with Johnny Livingstone 8th, also being part of the Devon winning team, Rio Turl 19th, Louis Chamberlain 49th and Cameron Bryson 61st.

Without 4 team members in the U17 Women there was no chance of Club glory but Caitlin Apps won personal Bronze and with Molly Canham 7th and Anna Down’s 8th all were part of the Devon winning team. In the U17 Men Elliott Moran won Personal Silver and was part of a Devon team winning Bronze, Tom Davies came 35th.

Phoebe Killen came 17th in the U20 Women.  Jake Smith won Silver in the U20 Men’s event , coming 7th overall in the Men’s event and part of the Devon U20 Men’s team winning Silver. Other entries in the Senior Men were Callum Crawford 22nd and Matt Prisk 97th.

The event also included a development race for the U11’s, we had 1 entry in the Girls race Indigo Burgess came 23rd. In the Boys race, Toby Capps took Bronze with William Birchall 6th, Henry Birchall 11th, Stanley Wood 16th, Eli Baker Pike 25th and Joshua Smith 29th.