YCS First Round Results

Well done to everyone who took part yesterday. Full Results here.

Top marks of the day go to Rory Whyte for a perfect 480 in the Boys 8-10 and well done to new members Declan Currie for taking 3rd place in the same category in his first YCS competition and Evan Davis for taking 5th.

In the Girls 8-10 Glasgow's Rhiannon Freireich dominated but our girls Emma Davidson took 3rd with Amelia Blunt 4th.

The 11-13 categories were hard fought to the end with very little seperating the top spots.  Calum, Robbie, Ross, Eleanor, Gaz and Simon had set some wicked routes (one of which threw GB team member and Demonstrator Angus Davidson off to cheers from the crowd)  and it really was down to the wire before we could write the winners' certificates.

In the Girls Gabriella Stewart truimphed with an excellent final route climb marginally beating Eilidh Vass Payne into second place by 2 points.  Elle Hogarth's first time success on the final boulder put her in third place over our own Claudia Charlwood in 4th.  Countback is only used to seperate out the top three places so only one point behind and finishing fifth equal were Kirsten Gray, Keira Farmer, Kirsten Taylor with Jodie Brown and Hannah Grindley in 9th and 10th.

In the Boys 11-13 William Bosi held his cool to take first place just ahead of Robert Davidson.  Ewan Davidson secured 4th, with Lewis Davidson 5th and Ruaraidh Middleton 7th.

The 14 - 16 Boys and Girls all climbed as a group and had to contend with some very tricky routes that had GB team member and demonstrator Rachel Carr taking her time. After an excellent final 2 routes Abigail Blunt finished in 2nd place with Lyndsay Forsyth 4th, Alexandra Blunt 5th and Megan Saunders 6th.  Euan King fought hard for an extra hold that gave him first place ahead of Jamie Drummond 2nd and Alexander Bosi 3rd

Thanks to all the volunteers who helped make it a smooth operation and an enjoyable event for everyone involved.  Bring on Round 2.



great shots pippa

great shots pippa

Winners' Certificates

I think the people most pleased to see the winners' certificate were Angus and Eleanor when they realised we had used their photos (taken by Will Carrol).  I've got to pull together Participation Certificate designs as well so if anyone has a photo they think would be suitable please pass it on.  Ones with white backgrounds are preferable.