Great Turnout for British Schools
Orienteers from several Sheffield schools, including many SYO members, enjoyed success last weekend at the British Schools Orienteering Championships.
50 pupils from the city’s schools travelled to Sandringham in Norfolk to compete against schools from around the country.
There were individual victories for Euan Tryner, Hunter’s Bar in Boys Year 6 and Imogen Pieters, Sheffield High in Girls Year 5. Max Mobus, Tapton was 3rd in Boys Year 7 and Naomi Thornton 2nd in Girls Year 7. Just missing out on a podium position, Seb Mobus, Tapton was 5th in B9, Ellen Harthog, Nether Green 6th in G5 and Ryan Elliott, High Storrs 8th in B10.
In the team competition Nethergreen won the Year 5 Girls competition (Eleanor Salmon, Isabelle Hampton, Ellen Hartog, Rania Maaranen and Rosie Shrimpton) closely followed by Sheffield High School in second (Imogen Pieters, Hannah Taylor and Elizabeth Chung) with Hunters Bar in 5th (Freya Tryner, Millie Norman and Alice Stephenson). Hunters Bar (Euan Tryner, Conrad Reuber and Eli Hayes were 3rd in the year 6 boys competition, while Westways were 4th, just off the podium, in Year 6 Girls (Miranda Gregory, Isla Fowler, Meg Withington, Ruby Ramsell, Erin Flannery and Ava Hewson).
Good team performances by Nethergreen, Hunters Bar and Westways saw them finish 3rd, 4th and 5th overall in the Primary Schools competition.
More photos on SYO's facebook page.