Nick Marshall’s marvellously marshalled Quadkids performed wonders on Sunday, 7th April at Winchester in the first Wessex Quadkids League match of the 2019 season.
Overall BAC finished 2nd with 1,650 points behind Winchester’s winning total of 1,736. New Forest Juniors were an extremely close 3rd with 1,649! Camberley came 4th with 1,234, Newbury 5th with 1,207 and Isle of Wight 6th with 1,150 points.
The Boys team, with a full team of 10 athletes, came a close 2nd with 935 points just behind Winchester who had 948 points.
The Girls team were 3rd with 715 points, behind 2nd placed New Forest Junior’s 759 and winners Winchester with 788. Due to Easter holidays, injury and illness the Girls team unfortunately were reduced to 6 out of the maximum 10 allowed.
From the Boys Team, individually William Launder finished 1st out of all 44 Boys competing. Leo Thomasson finished 4th’, Ollie Thomson 10th, Charley Peters and Harley Vincent joint 12th, Thomas Butler 15th, James Davie 21st, Jake Selwood 22nd, Noel Slade 33rd and Connor Bailey-Pearce 35th.
William Launder’s 1st place followed on from his 1st place in last week’s Bournemouth Open Quadkids.
From the Girls Team, individually Esme Hurst-Atkins finished 4th, Elizabeth Davie 7th, Clodagh O’Brien 10th, Alba O’Brien 19th, Chrissie Thomson 17th and Laurel Gent 34th.
Thanks also to Alison Davie, Ian Thomson, Leon Atkins, Darren Launder, Mark Peters, Robin James and Danielle Marshall for helping on the day or helping to coach the athletes.
The photos of Nick Marshall and the team seem to confirm a good day out by all.
Report written by William Kearsey.