Ulster Schools XC Championship

Wed 21 February 2007--admin

As usual a large number of City of Lisburn athletes competed in the Ulster Schools finals at Mullusk representing there various schools. Nine gold, three silver and three bronze medals was the total at the end of the day. Ruth Gillispie won two gold medals by winning the Senior girls and leading Carrick Grammar to a resounding victory 26 points ahead BRA. Hannah Addley picked up the Bronze medal finishing third closely followed by Rachel Pearson of Friends in fourth. Jenny Moore was 16th followed closely by schoolmate Allison Robinson 16th. Hannah Mills of Strathern finished in 29th.
Ciara Mageean of Assumption Grammar, Ballinahinch continued her winning ways with a resounding victory in the intermediate girls. Strathearn girls Shannon Myles, Kilina Stitt, Stacey McClay and Sammy Weston combined to win silver team prize. Rachel Gibson finished ninth and Caroline Brown thirteenth
Senior boys, Stuart Brown and Tom Lyness picked up bronze medals as part of the Cambell College team . Emily Mills of Strathearn finished ninth in the Junior girls.
The Strathearn Grammar Minor girls continued there tradition in this category and blew the opposition away with a stunning victory, the team lead in by Francesca Brown 2nd, Claudia Bedford 4th, Emma McCracken 8th and Shona Corrie 11th.