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Bedstone College stage inter-schools cross-country championships
KINGSLAND topped the class as 478 children from 17 schools braved the mud and rain last week to tackle the inter-schools cross-country championships at Bedstone College.
Orleton, Newcastle and St Laurence’s School in Ludlow all celebrated success but Kingsland were the outstanding performers as they won five team events, the Year 3 girls’ and boys’ section, Year 4 girls’ and boys’ section and in Year 5 girls’ event.
Team winners: Year 3 girls, Year 3 boys, Year 4 girls, Year 4 boys and Year 5 girls – Kingsland; Year 5 boys - Orleton; Year 6 girls – Newcastle; Year 6 boys – St Laurence, Ludlow.
The next large-scale cross-country contest for schools at Bedstone is the Independent Schools Association Midlands Championships in February.
Bedstone have been crowned Midlands cross-country champions for the past two years.
The college have high hopes for Jodie Beddow and Ed Humphreys. Jodie also represents Birmingham in hockey and Ed, who was the under-14 Midlands champion, now move up an age group.