‘Handsome’ district cup win for fifth year running

Whitby Community College athletes
Whitby Community College athletes

Whitby Community College were the handsome winners of the Ryedale and Whitby Athletics Championships for the fifth successive year.

Competing against pupils from Ryedale School, Norton College, Fyling Hall, Malton School, Lady Lumleys Sports College, Whitby stormed to victory with 139 points to their nearest rivals Ryedale (97).

Whitby Community College cricket

Whitby Community College cricket

After that, 17 college students went on to to gain representative honours and helped Ryedale and Whitby Schools in another victory over Scarborough and Filey secondaries. There were some notable performances too.

Ben Millson won the shot, 100m and went on to the English Schools’ Championships in Birmingham for the 200m.

Izzi Mastrolonardo won the 800m and triple jump while Charley Rodgers was the winner of the long jump and 300m.

Champions were: Sam Fussey, high jump; Miles Locker, javelin; Rebecca Hewison, 1,500m; Jaz Swaine, high jump. Notable others: 2nd Emily Dowson, shot, javelin; Jay Ferns, 1500m; Lina Cox, 200m; 3rd Lucy Hogarth, discus; 4th Jay Kilpatrick, 800m; Emilia Fandaoutsaki, 100m; Katie Ebison, relay.

North Yorkshire County Champions were: Jay Ferns 3000m; Callum Booth 800m; Charley Rodgers long jump; Becky Mills 400m.

Whitby Community College’s cricketers won the under 15 District Cup for the second year running at Scarborough’s North Marine Road county ground. They beat Ryedale School in the final by nine wickets, with Richard Brown 64 not out.

College Head of PE Mike Mastrolonardo said: “The boys are a very talented bunch and were North Yorkshire and Cleveland semi-finalists before winning the Scarborough and District Cup.

“The team had lost only one of its 11 fixtures this term.

“Brad Lewis has two centuries to his name – both not out – one retired and one 142 against Norton College in the district cup semi-finals in a fantastic partnership with Richard Brown, who was 117 not out.”