Kendall is the leading Under-16 at Lincs Cyclo Cross League

Megan Kendall of Spalding Cycling Club.
Megan Kendall of Spalding Cycling Club.
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Spalding Cycling Club members were in fine form at the Lincs Cyclo Cross League at Scunthorpe.

Megan Kendall took the Under 16 girls award in the Youth race.

Molly Peel took fifth place overall and first girl in the Under 12’s girls race while Cameron Neilson was fourth took and second Under 14 in the Youths race.

Ben Norton produced a fine third place in the Under 12 race while veteran Chris Peel rode well to finish 84th overall.

Norton’s brother Jake was sixth in the youths race at the National Trophy Races at Southampton when riding for Sherwood Pines SRAM RT team.

Spalding members were in form at Hubbard’s Hill where the in-form Bryn Richards was just 36 seconds behind the winner.

Ben Norton was close behind, earning him sufficient points to keep him in fourth spot. Ed Gurney made up the team with 16th.

Peel and Emily Richards, who have established a commanding lead with first and second places in the Lincs Under 12 girls overall championships, rode their usual consistent races.

They finished sixth and ninth overall and were the first two girls over the line.

The youths race had second claim members Matt Ellis and Jake Norton in the top four. Ellis won with Norton finishing fourth.

Finishing one lap down, Neilson crossed the line in ninth and third Under 14 while Tilly Gurney’s 10th overall placed her third Under 16 girl.

Will Gurney was fifth Under 16 boy in 13th overall.

Jake Norton tops the Under 14 championship overall standings with Neilson second and Tom Wright sixth.

No less than six Spalding riders are in the top 16 overall in the Under 16 standings with Ellis fourth, Will Gurney seventh, Tilly Gurney first girl in eight, Thomas Webster ninth, Kendall 15th and Sophie Wright 16th.

In the seniors, vets and women’s race, which featured professionals Graham Briggs and Steve Lampier, Sam Bentley was the first Spalding rider home in 47th overall.

Gareth Richards continued his consistent season when finishing 21st veteran while Derek Chamberlain was second in the Over 60 category, where Gary Bentley was 15th.