ATHLETICS: Cliffedale and Marston Thorold teams win Mike Bundy Cross-country League

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Grantham Athletic Club’s Mike Bundy Primary Schools Cross-country League was run for the 17th time.

Matches one and two were at Priory Ruskin Queensway, with the third round and prize ceremony held at The Meres.

The girls’ team event was won overall by Cliffedale with National in second and St Mary’s third. Marston Thorold won the boys’ competition, with Cliffedale taking the runner-up spot and Harlaxton third.

Individually, Jordon Seetul-Drew won the boy’s overall, ahead of Jack Bolland and Sam Wright. Triumphing in the girls’ was Daisy Desorgher, with Frances Sheard second and Isabel Hobday third.

Grantham AC’s Tony Woolerton extended his thanks to Priory Ruskin, for use of its field for the first two rounds, and all involved in the annual competition.

He said: “On behalf of Grantham Athletic Club I would like to extend a very big thank-you to the pupils who participated, the teachers who organised and managed their teams, the parents for encouraging and supporting their offspring, and to the volunteers of Grantham AC and the staff and pupils of the Lincolnshire Schools Partnership team for all their hard work making the league the success that it is.”