Catteral Shield

Amazing performances from our Junior runners

On Wednesday 13th January, students in Years 5 and 6 took part in the annual Catteral Shield Cross Country event at Giggleswick School. On what was an extremely challenging course – even more so given the terrible weather we have experienced throughout the winter holidays – all students competed superbly and did their teammates and Westholme proud.

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It proved to be a very successful race for Hollie Cubbon who won the U11’s girls’ event, completing the 2.3km course in a superb time of 9 minutes 15 seconds. Kate Deegan, Lola Baron, Amy Dixon and Ayesha Sykes helped the girls to claim fourth place from seventeen other schools in the competition.

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The U11 junior boys’ team also enjoyed a successful time at Giggleswick with Edward Lee finishing in tenth place in 9 minutes and 15 seconds. Finlay Testa, Oliver Oakley, Adam Davenport and Toby Haresceugh helped the boys to finish in an overall tenth place from seventeen teams.

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Well done to all of our students who competed and performed extremely well on a wet and windy but thoroughly enjoyable day.