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School Sport: Coopers pupils impress on Essex duty

PUBLISHED: 17:00 05 April 2017

Coopers Coborn's year seven girls at the Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships

Coopers Coborn's year seven girls at the Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships

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Students shine in cross-country action

Coopers year seven boys at the Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships Coopers year seven boys at the Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships

Coopers Coborn sent no fewer than 14 pupils to compete for Essex at the Inter-Counties Cross-Country Championships in Reigate before the Easter holidays.

Abigail Ives finished second in the year eight girls’ race, with Alice Brown in 42nd place as Essex finished fifth overall.

And Natalie Sewell was sixth in the year seven competition, with Chloe Rand 33rd and Chlose Brand also in action as their Essex squad finished fourth.

Oliver Jones was the second Essex boy home in the year seven race, in 16th place, ahead of Finley Welch (27th), Regan Clayton (28th), Matthew Hick (47th), Sean Tarima (66th) and Billy Titley (75th) as the squad finished fifth.

And Alex Ford was also second Essex boy home in the year eight event, in 22nd overall, as Sam Bradley (57th) and Lenny Houston (74th) also competed for the fourth-placed squad.

Assistant headteacher Mark Duncan said: “This is a record level of representation for the school and really reflects the enthusiasm for cross country running this season.

“The counties competing in this race are some of the very best in the country and it is always highly competitive. This year was no different on a sunny but very windy day!

“It was a great end to the season for our enthusiastic year seven and eight runners. The hard training throughout the winter was clearly evident as they raced in four very quick races against the best runners in the South East of England.

“The future of cross-country running at the school looks set to be in safe hands.”

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