Sunday, 05 December 2021

Jiminez shines for Oratory

THE Oratory School entered teams into the U15 and U17 boys’ Oxfordshire County Cross Country Championships at Radley College on Tuesday of last week.

The U15 team finished 11th out of 20 teams while the U17 team finished eighth out of 13 teams.

Best run for Oratory came from Raphael Jiminez in year 10 who was competing against year 11 runners but managed to finish 22nd out of a field of 104 runners.

Meanwhile this year’s Shiplake College house cross country race was won by Ollie Riley in a time of 17 minutes, 30 seconds. This resulted helped Riley’s Orchard house win the overall title. Matthew Aldridge came second with Matt Godwin in third.

The girls’ race was won by Katie Ward who crossed the line after 20 minutes, one second. Year 8 pupil Matty Fitzgerald was the fastest lower school finisher, placing 55th overall.

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