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Tory fortunes on the up

PUBLISHED: 12:06 22 October 2008 | UPDATED: 13:23 24 August 2010

THAMES Valley Harriers Sasha Tory not only won her own race at the North West London Young Athletes League – she beat everyone in the higher age group too. Tory completed the 4,500m course at Alexandra Park in 18 minutes 16 seconds, enough to finish top

THAMES Valley Harriers' Sasha Tory not only won her own race at the North West London Young Athletes League - she beat everyone in the higher age group too.

Tory completed the 4,500m course at Alexandra Park in 18 minutes 16 seconds, enough to finish top of the under-15 girls' field and also faster than all the runners in the under-17 race.

TVH's Eve Goodhart was also victorious in the under-11 race (4:57) and was followed in by team-mates Annabel Morgan (11th, 5:42), Marie Bennett-Henry (18th, 5:55) and Jude Lewis (25th, 6:08).

In the boys' under-11 race, Sebastian Ekeperigin - the youngest member of the team - led TVH to victory, finishing fifth (5:07), with Joe Cooper just behind in sixth (5:09) and Alex Hampshire seventh (5:14).

Other TVH finishers were Matthew Piercy (16th, 5:26) and Samuel Bernard (20th, 5:37) while, in the under-13s, Archie St Aubyn continued to lead the way.

St Aubyn took fourth place (11:28), with TVH team-mate Oliver Berg eighth (11:42), Jamie Edwards 13th (12:14) and Samuel Cooper 21st (12:48).

Kyle Kenrick was the fastest TVH finisher in the under-15 boys' race, taking 13th place in 19:08, with Coslee Searles and Nabil Toumi 17th (21:20) and 18th (21:25) respectively.

Aneta Jaskulska dropped down the field to finish seventh in the under-13 girls' event (13:52), while Sophia Acquistapace - making her cross-country debut on her birthday - did well to take 15th place (14:30).


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