PERSHORE High School year eight pupils performed extremely well at the SWSSA Cross Country Cup held at Prince Henry’s High School in Evesham as their girls’ team clinched first place.
Despite atrocious weather conditions, the PHS runners battled through the boggy course and there were some exceptional performances from Elise Blake (2nd), Helena Leach (3rd), Molly Salt (4th), Alice Patterson (7th) and Kieran Bennett (9th).
With the totals of each runner calculated (top four to count), the boys’ team scored 66 points which saw them take third place and with a superb 16 points the girls’ team finished in first place.
Full PHS results: Girls – Elise Blake 2nd; Helena Leach 3rd; Molly Salt 4th; Alice Patterson 7th; Amara De Silva-Morgan 15th; Eleanor Duncan 18th; Megan Wright 19th; Emma Brown 27th.
Boys – Kieran Bennett 9th; Bradley Hodgetts 11th; Henry Rowlings 22nd; Chris Vizard 24th; Josh Skerrett 25th; Harry Boyle 30th; Louis Cartwright-Walls 36th.