Gallery: Youngsters put their best foot forward in major cross-country championships

APPROXIMATELY 160 primary school students competed in a major cross-country event in West Norfolk. The Walpole St Peter-based Anthony Curton School won the boys and girls team competitions to take the overall title at the Marshland Area Cross Country Cham

APPROXIMATELY 160 primary school students competed in a major cross-country event in West Norfolk.

The Walpole St Peter-based Anthony Curton School won the boys and girls team competitions to take the overall title at the Marshland Area Cross Country Championships, at Emneth Primary School.

Seven other schools took part and trophies were presented by Paul Wiegand, from Fenland Running Club.

Results: Team: 1) Anthony Curton 112 points; 2) Emneth 163; 3) Terrington St John 268; 4) West Walton 403; 5) Tilney All Saints 462; 6) Walpole Highway 466; 7) Tilney St Lawrence 500; 8) Marshland St James 596.

Boys: 1) Ronnie Buckenham (Emneth); 2 Charlie Wiles (Anthony Curton); 3) Braden Jermyn (Anthony Curton); 4) Lewis Else (West Walton); 5) Callum Hardwick (Walpole Highway); 6) Ben Jones (Walpole Highway); 7) Henry Price (Emneth); 8) Jack Wicks (West Walton); 9) Scott Drewery (Emneth); 10) Ben Green (Terrington St John).

Girls: 1) Hannah Brown (Anthony Curton); 2) Annie Rooks (Anthony Curton); 3) Francesca Deneri (Emneth); 4) Lauren Cook (Walpole Highway); 5) Shannah Wiles (Emneth); 6) Daniel Sparkes (Terrington St John) 7) Pippa Shirley (Anthony Curton); 8) Bethany Brooker (Terrington St John); 9) Kitty Whittaker (Anthony Curton), 10) Millie Rees (Terrington St John).