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PAC News 5, 30th January 2018

By 31/01/2018May 10th, 2022Junior
Junior athletes at Poole AC

Jack’s first ENGLAND vest, in Vienna Classic!

Mark Roach’s son, Jack, currently at Northumbia University, won the Northern SM LJ in Sheffield on Jan. 14 with 7.41m (an indoor PB). He was selected to compete for England in the Vienna Indoor Classic on Jan. 27 and finished third with 7.20m. We congratulate him on his selection and hope that this first recognition will lead to further international experiences.

William is Southern u13B XC Champion!

Among the 2400+ athletes at Stanmer Park, Brighton last Saturday there were 8 from PAC. Three were in the u13B 3K race and these were led home superbly by William Rabjohns in 00:10:01. He was ably supported by Finn Pardy (73) in 11-18 and George Mahon (133) in 11-54.  260 boys finished! The only other Junior was Isobel Rabjohns in the u15G 4K race where she finished 134/211 in 16-49. We pray that William stays fit and well and can run in the British Cross Challenge Finals at Loughborough on March 10th. Of the 351 SW who finished their 8K race, Harriet Hughes placed 113 and Becky Neal 118. Two SM ran but we only know that Brian Underwood finished 153/740 in their 15K race. We await news of Tom Austin.

Dorset Schools’ Selections for SW Schools.

The following 14 young athletes have been selected to compete for Dorset in the SW Schools’ XC Championships at Stover School, Newton Abbot, on Saturday Feb 3rd. Six others are non-travelling reserves (R).

Age Name Status
JG Ashia Wilson Team
Emilie Castagna Team
Isobel Rabjohns Team
Emily Parker R
Charlotte Piper R
IG Fern Kimber Team
Demi-Marie Goddard Team
Katia McCrudden R
SG Issy Taylor Team
Carla Sheppard R


Age Name Status
MB William Rabjohns Team
George Mahon Team
Dylan Green Team
JB Josh Smith Team
Liam Nixon Team
Mark Ruby Team
Dominic Heffer R
Cameron Corbin R
SB Harry Heffer Team
Harry Mortimer Team


Results from Dorset Schools’ XC at King’s Park.

Below are the results of the schools’ races held at King’s Park on Thursday, Jan. 18 2018.

Eight PAC athletes in podium positions, including two winners !   Fourteen athletes selected for the County, plus six reserves.

Those shown in bold are in selected teams and those shown in italics are currently non-travelling reserves.   This may change with sickness, etc. Those who featured well but are not selected have probably said they will not be available next Saturday. However they and others may be involved in the ESAA races to be held in Leeds on March 17.

Age Name Pos/ Time
MB William Rabjohns 1/118 11-00
George Mahon 3 12-22
Dylan Green 6 12-39
JB Josh Smith 1/104 14-55
Finn Pardy 2 15-03
Liam Nixon 5 15-13
Ryan Symington 7 15-18
Mark Ruby 11 15-42
Dominic Heffer 14 15-50
Cameron Corbin 16 15-55
Connor Corbin 22 16-15
IB Liam Openshaw 3/65 22-10
Zac Cloete 5 22-32
Ben Butterworth 34 26-09
            Winning time 21-32
SB Jed Skilton 3/27 26-17
Harry Heffer 4 26-22
Harry Mortimer 12 29-21
            Winning time 25-46


Age Name Pos/ Time
JG Ashia Wilson 2/116 12-17
Issy Rabjohns 9 13-22
Charlotte Piper 11 13-33
Emily Parker 12 13-36
Phoebe Anson 25 14-14
Aimie Quarrie 28 14-26
Sophia Horwood 41 14-52
            Winning time 11-55
IG Fern Kimber 6/48 16-22
Demi-Marie Goddard 8 16-38
Katia McCrudden 14 17-40
             Winning time 15-51
SG Issy Taylor 3/17 17-11
Carla Sheppard 14 20-07
             Winning time 15-54

PLEASE NOTE: The final XC League match will be Match 5 of the Hampshire League, at Aldershot, February 10.  Please declare availability to Junior Chairman (Junior Committee here>>)

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