Rydal Penrhos’ annual Prep Inter-House Cross-Country competition saw some thrilling finishes and outstanding performances during what was another hugely successful event.
The Year 3 boys’ race saw Tomas Milligan take control from the outset to cross the line in first place after a fantastic display, with Oscar Jewsbury coming in second and Angus Holland in third.
Another notable performance came from Steffan Atenstaedt, who displayed incredible character and effort throughout.
The Year 3 girls’ race went to Eryn Mart, who secured victory for Snowdon after narrowly pipping Ella Payne and Ava Culver, who finished in second and third respectively.
Much was expected from Brecon’s James Davies in the Year 4 boys’ race and he duly obliged to triumph over Shane Ayeni, with Felix Griffin and Jorvan Toor sportingly crossing the line together in third.
Sophie Morris and Robyn Borg-Barthet were involved in a titanic struggle at the front of the Year 4 girls’ race, with the former coming out on top, and Harper Burke ran a fine race to complete the podium places.
A stunning performance from Rupert Barrington Chance was the highlight of the Year 5 boys’ race, with the Pembroke star crossing the line in a very impressive nine minutes, 51 seconds ahead of the Snowdon duo of Dominic Chamberlain and Will Glanville.
The contest between Lily Copeland and Charlotte Payne was a hotly contested affair in the Year 5 girls’ race, with the latter triumphing narrowly to reverse the result of the Year 4 category, with Margarita crossing the line in a very creditable third spot.
A thrilling conclusion to the Year 6 boys’ race saw Cieran Milligan overcome the challenge of Freddie Barrington Chance in the closing stages, with Snowdon’s Freddie MacLaverty close behind in third.
After all the points were tallied, Pembroke emerged as the overall winners, with Snowdon in second and Brecon in third.