A team of 18 girls competed in the NZSS Cross Country Nationals last weekend in Christchurch in icy temperatures. There was a large field competing in each grade with well over 120 athletes in the senior race.  Baradene had 3 top ten individual placings and medalled in the team results.  Five of the athletes Natalya Carter, Charlotte Carter, Bella Morton, Sofia Parini and Gemma Carter also represented the Auckland region in the regional relays.

 Top individual performances are as follows:

 Year 9 3 km race

Penelope Salmon 6th

Junior race 3km race

Natalya Carter 7th

Chelsea Oliver 10th

Lucy Burrell 12th

Senior 4km race

Georgia Clode 18th

The 3 and 6 person team results are as follows

Gold Junior team Natalya Carter, Chelsea Oliver, Lucy Burrell

Gold Junior team Natalya Carter, Chelsea Oliver, Lucy Burrell, Sofia Parini, Anna Duston and Olivia Hyland

Bronze Senior Team Georgia Clode, Bella Morton, Charlotte Carter, Natalie Michell, Megan Bol, Zoe Holdcroft