Trio lead Cort’s championship charge

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Cross-country runners from Henry Cort Community College won the Fareham & Gosport Schools Cross-Country League.

The year seven boys took the honours, with Matthew Thomas coming second in the individual competition, Aaron Kerby-Dickinson third and Daniel Garnham fourth.

The B team also finished fourth overall, with four different races making up the league competition.

The Henry Cort year seven girls came third in the team standings.

In the individual event, Hannah Newton was second and Charlotte Simpson coming third.

PE teacher Matt Roberts said: ‘The effort and enthusiasm all the boys and girls have put into this event over the past few months has been amazing.

‘We are very proud of the team’s performances and to have three boys and two girls finish in the top five in their events is a brilliant achievement.’

Squads: Boys: Matthew Thomas; Aaron Kerby-Dickinson; Daniel Garnham; Ewan Christopher; Lewis Thomas; Morgan Martin; Ben Randell; Matthew Steward; Oliver Bridges; Euan Smart; Ben Lever; Joe Bull; Linton Roberts, Oliver Phyall. Girls: Hannah Newton; Charlotte Simpson; Sarah Drew; Tamara Philips; Kate Richardson; Hayley Long year; Olivia Rosenthal; Eleanor Oaky, Lauren Licit