The Western Cape Spur Schools MTB League wrapped up their final event for the season at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch this past weekend.
This is where schools rack up the last of their points in order to be crowned the overall regional school champions for the season. The top qualifying high schools also receive an invite to the Inter-schools final that will be held in Magaliesburg in October.
An action-packed day saw the top Southern Cape riders battle it out for their position in the Western Cape Provincial Schools team that compete on the Sunday of the Inter-schools competition.
Regional event coordinator Michelle Du Preez says: “It is amazing to see the passion and love for the sport that these pupils have. The amazing turnout that we have at every event just shows that the league and the sport as a whole will continue to grow.” The Western Cape regional saw over 2000 rider entries this season with approximately 100 schools being represented.
The best performing high school of the day was Paul Roos Gymnasium, also taking the overall top men’s team, Parel Vallei High School claiming the top mixed and women’s teams with Kenridge and Eversdal being the season’s top Primary Schools.
The Western Cape #4 winners for the following categories are: Sub Junior Boys B (14yrs): Julian Bunge, Oakhill College; Sub Junior Girls B (14yrs) Andrea Schoffman, Rhenish Girls High School; Youth Men A (15yrs): Joshua Burger, Parel Vallei High School; Youth Women A (15yrs): Stefke Tolmay, DF Malan High School; Youth Men B (16yrs): Jamie Penfold, Paul Roos Gymnasium; Youth Women B (16yrs) Michaela Beaton, Rhenish Girls High School; Junior Men (17-18yrs): Johan Trotsky, Montana High School; Junior Women (17-18yrs): Leonora du Preez; Outeniqua High School.
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