Leeds Schools Climbing Competition March 2018

A team from St. Mary’s recently took part in The Leeds Schools Climbing Competition at The Depot, Pudsey and came away with the Secondary Team Trophy for the second year running.  

Photo: LEFT TO RIGHT  Hugo Stiles, Stephen Cooper, John Cooper, Matthew Wilkinson, Alex Smith, Niamh Waterworth

The Depot Schools Cup is an annual competition open to all schools in the Yorkshire area. Competitors compete individually in age group categories as well as in the overall team category.

Competing against sixteen other secondary schools, the St. Mary’s team consisted of Matthew Wilkinson, John Cooper and Hugo Stiles (Year 13), Stephen Cooper (Year 11) Alex Smith and Niamh Waterworth (Year 9) and Jacob Duckworth (Year 7)

There were some excellent individual performances throughout the day, notably Niamh and Hugo who both finished second in their age groups.